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Monsignor Scanlan High School Damaged In Fire

A fast-moving fire inside Monsignor Scanlan High School in the Bronx reached 3-alarms on Friday evening before it was controlled by firefighters, according to authorities.

Bronx Ranks 3rd In Cleanest Streets

According to a new report from the Department of Sanitation, Bronx is home to some of the cleanest streets in the city. However, it is also home to some of the dirtiest....
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Possible Bronx Ferry Service

Lawmakers say they are ready to advocate for ferry service in Bronx after a recent report shows indications of promising ridership if there was a station in Soundview....
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Lack Of Heat, Hot Water Plague Fire Victims

A number of Bronx tenants say they are struggling with new sets of problems since a fast-moving fire tore through their apartment building this month....
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Bronx Donation Drive - Collecting Coats

It may be warmer in the city this weekend, but the bulk of winter is still ahead of us and many New Yorkers still need coats....
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Musical Bus Stops Come To Bronx

Bus-stop boogying could be the next big thing in Bronx, where plans to install ‘listening stations’ along one of the borough’s main public transport routes have been approved....
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Numerous Cars Get Flats

Police are trying to figure out what is causing car after car on the Cross Bronx Expressway to get flat tires....
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Centenarian: Hilda Siegel Turns 104

Hilda Siegel was born December 19, 1909, in Harlem, to Goldie and Yale Friedman....
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Bronx Fire Displaces 19 Families

A three-alarm fire destroyed several apartments and forced a building-wide evacuation in the Bronx Thursday, displacing 19 families, officials say. ...
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Hazardous Road Conditions

Snow from earlier this morning is causing some slick driving conditions on the roads throughout the borough....
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JFK Halts Flights After Plane Skids Into Snowbank

A plane skidded into a snowbank yesterday in freezing conditions at New York’s John F Kennedy Airport, which temporarily ceased operations because of the icy conditions, officials said....
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Fire Burns Bronx Apartment Building

Investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a fire in a building on Pelham Parkway yesterday....
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Plane Lands On Major Deegan Expressway In Bronx

Three people were reported injured on Saturday afternoon after a small plane landed on the Major Deegan Expressway in Bronx....
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Winter Weather Advisory

The New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) issued a Hazardous Travel Advisory for late Thursday and Friday....
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Sotomayor To Push The Button

The countdown to the new year in Times Square is getting some high-profile help — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor....
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Fifteen Days Until the STAR Registration Deadline

The New York State Department of Taxation and Finance today reminded homeowners to register for the Basic STAR property tax exemption by the December 31, 2013 deadline. More than 2 million have registered – 86% using fast, easy online system....
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30 Hurt In 24-Car-Pileup On Bronx River Parkway

Thirty people were apparently injured early Monday morning in a crash on the Bronx River Parkway in Yonkers that involved more than two dozen cars....
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Put Cameras On Train Tracks

After last week's Metro-North train derailment, which killed four people, two federal lawmakers want trains to be outfitted with cameras pointed at engineers and at the tracks....
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Commemorating JFK 50 Years After His Assassination: A Look At His Connections To Bronx

Although he is known for his roots in Boston, the President spent some time of his life living in the borough with his family....
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Good Samaritans Save People In Wheelchairs From Bronx Fire

Neighbors helped rescue two people in wheelchairs from a burning building in Bronx Tuesday afternoon....
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6 Vacant Nyc Sites Will Give Way To 440 Affordable Apartments

In an additional boost to his affordable housing agenda, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced plans this week to convert six vacant city-owned lots into buildings with affordable housing and community services. Together these six sites, which are dispersed through Bronx, Brooklyn, and Manhattan will create 440 new apartments.
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Queens Top For Foreclosure Numbers In City, Bronx Comes In Second

New York’s foreclosures hit a height in 2016 not seen since the two years immediately following the 2008 market crash, according to a new report from property research specialists PropertyShark. Queens was the site of the most foreclosures by a significant margin, with southeast Queens particularly hard hit in 2016.
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NYC To Turn 6 City-Owned Vacant Lots Into Affordable Housing, Totaling 440 Units

Six city-owned vacant lots in three boroughs will be transformed into affordable housing serving some of the city’s neediest populations — including the homeless and seniors — under a new plan by Mayor de Blasio.
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South Bronx Affordable-Housing Project To Include Concert Hall

WHEDco and BFC Partners are collaborating on a 426,000 square foot mixed-use development which includes affordable housing; the Bronx Music Hall, a community performance and event space; retail space; and green recreational space. It will serve as a cultural destination and site for music and dance performances, community events, production, and multimedia activities.
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Permits Filed For 83 Units Of Affordable Senior Housing At 771 Crotona Park North, Tremont

Bronx is full of affordable and senior housing, but one non-profit is planning the city’s first affordable development for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender seniors in Tremont. Plans were filed last month for the seven-story facility at 771 Crotona Park North, across from the huge park of the same name.
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South Bronx’s Crotona Terrace Affordable Housing Opens Its Lottery

The lottery for the first batch of affordable apartments at the newly constructed development in the South Bronx’s Crotona Park East closed this summer, but now a second batch of units is hitting the housing lottery—and it’s even larger than the first.
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Mayor de Blasio & First Lady McCray's Gracie Mansion Holiday Open House

On Wednesday, December 21, Mayor Bill de Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray will host a holiday open house at Gracie Mansion.
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Public Advocate James On Bronx Explosion

Public Advocate James words on the explosion in Bronx:

Co-Op City Toastmasters Club

Join Us as we celebrate this Holiday Season at our joint Toastmasters Holiday Shindig with the Bronx Advanced Toastmasters Club on Tuesday - December 13, 2016- 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at the College of New Rochelle, Co-Op City Campus, 755 Co-Op City Blvd., 1st fl. Bronx, NY, 10475. Our guest speaker will be the 2015 Humorous Contest winner, Roquita Johnson.

Be Proud Foundation Hosts 11th Annual Police Appreciation Luncheon

11th Annual Police Appreciation Luncheon will be on Friday, December 2, 2016 from Noon to 2:00 p.m. at Cats on the Bay restaurant in Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn.

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Lindsay Minerva

is a multimedia journalist. She is also a digital media student at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. In 2009, she graduated as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar from the University of Pennsylvania. Her work experiences includes positions in politics, public relations, and law.