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Bronx Week 2013 Celebrates The Best Of The Borough

The borough’s biggest celebration kicks off Thursday with the annual Bronx Week 2013.

Closures Announced For Bronx River Parkway Tuesday

The northbound Bronx River Parkway will be closed from the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers to the Westchester County Center in White Plains from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday....
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Bronx River Parkway Closes Friday & Saturday

A wide swath of the Bronx River Parkway will be closed in both directions Friday and Saturday....
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Bronx 5-Alarm Fire

A smoky 5-alarm fire in Bronx that could be seen for miles has been brought under control....
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NY State Bar Association 2013 President's Pro Bono Service Awards

Attorneys who provided legal advice to victims of Superstorm Sandy and a team of attorneys who successfully challenged a Social Security Administration policy cutting off benefits to more than 140,000 recipients are among the 20 winners of the New York State Bar Association's 2013 President's Pro Bono Service Awards....
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Bronx Fire Kills Senior, Son Injured

A massive early morning fire in the Bronx left an 84-year-old woman dead and the senior’s 45-year-old disabled son clinging to life Tuesday morning, officials said....
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Bronx River Parkway Sections To Close April 26-27

Motorists are advised that major portions of the Bronx River Parkway in both directions will be closed from the Sprain Brook Parkway in Yonkers to the Westchester County Center (Exit 22) in White Plains from Friday night, April 26, 2013 at 10:00 p.m. to Saturday night, April 27, 2013 at 8:00 p.m....
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NY Communities Recover After Sandy

In the six months since Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October. 29, 2012, significant progress has been made in New York’s recovery....
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Malouf's Mountain Sunset Campground

Camping without a car? No camping gear? No problem! Welcome to Malouf's Mountain Sunset Campground, a hike in, hike out, fully catered camping resort. We can supply you with almost everything needed to spend a relaxing weekend in the woods....
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Drivers Can Use Their Phones To Pay The Meter Fees In Bronx

According to the New York City Department of Transportation, the meters that are located in the Bronx will now have 264 spaces over a span of 18 blocks that will accept mobile payments, as well as at the Belmont Municipal Parking Field....
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God's Kingdom / Devil's Kingdom

How does one define the Kingdom of God or the Kingdom of Devil? I don't know how one defines it, however here is my definition....
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Bronx Fire Injures 48, Child May Have Started The Blaze

Yesterday, a fire broke out on the 5th floor of a 27-story apartment building in Bronx—and now the FDNY says a child may have started it....
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Fire Rips Through Bronx Apartment Tower

At leave five people were hospitalized after a three-alarm fire sent suffocating smoke billowing through a high-rise apartment tower in Bronx....
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Do Not Miss The April 15th Income Tax Deadline

Monday, April 15 is the filing deadline for New York State and federal personal income taxes. Here are some filing tips to keep in mind....
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Winter Weather Wreaks Havoc In Bronx

The winter season has come to end, but snow and salt wreaked havoc on many Bronx roads....
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Bronx Marines Become U.S. Citizens

In a crowd of 75 individuals from 39 countries, two Marines became U.S. citizens March 22 during a Naturalization Ceremony at the Federal Hall National Memorial....
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Police Need Help Identifying Woman Found In Bronx

Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman who was found in front of a residential building in South Bronx....
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Man Pulled From Train Tracks In Bronx

A man was found seriously hurt on the 6 train tracks in Bronx Friday evening, officials said....
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Bronx Officers Deliver Baby Near Yankee Stadium

Three transit officers in Bronx really stepped up to the plate Thursday to make a special delivery....
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Woman Recovering From Bronx Fire

A 73-year-old New York City woman injured in a New Year's Eve fire that claimed the lives of her husband and two other relatives is recovering at a hospital....
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Bronx Residents Left Without Mailboxes As Postal Service Cracks Down On “Mailbox Fishing”

Did you ever hear of mailbox fishing? Most people have not, but it is a growing problem in Bronx.
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After Backlash From Tone-Deaf Travel Piece About Bronx, NYT Delves Into The Real Boogie Down

It is not usually a good sign when The New York Times travel section shouts out your hood. Of course, no one could possibly question the quality of the Times’ reporting or the professionalism of their coverage; but when it comes to the relationship between the paper’s target audience and traditional Latino hoods, the word “Columbus” comes to mind.
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Amtrak Train Stalled 5 Hours In Bronx; Wire Problem Blamed

Passengers aboard a Boston-bound Amtrak train said Friday they were stuck in New York City overnight for about five hours without heat.
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Bronx Litter Hotspots Are Stains Where, Often, No One’s To Blame

New York City’s Sanitation police were out recently on Parkside Place, a steep street of a few blocks’ length that climbs and then descends a ridge parallel to Webster Avenue in the Norwood section of Bronx. The apartment building on the corner of 207th Street had failed to keep up with the litter dropped by passersby and driven by the wind. Black plastic bags wound around the bare branches of the bushes out front and plastic snack wrappers were whipping around the entrance way. It is the kind of condition a private landlord might see a stiff fine for permitting.
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10 To 14 Inches Of Snow Expected Today

Forecasts show the chance for up to 14 inches of snow today in some areas of the city.

Water Main Break Snarls Traffic On Bruckner Boulevard

A water main break stopped traffic on Bruckner Boulevard ahead of the Thursday evening rush.
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Concerns Over Broken & Unpredictable Elevators

Jessica Quinones lives at the St. Mary's Houses on Westchester Avenue in the Bronx, and says for weeks now one of the two elevators is broken.

Letter To Mayor De Blasio To Improve Public Spaces For Civic Engagement

Design Trust for Public Space and a dozen of other NYC-based civic design organizations, including Gehl Institute, The Horticultural Society of New York, Institute for Public Architecture, Municipal Art Society, New Yorkers for Parks, PAU, Project for Public Spaces, Regional Plan Association, Street Plans, Transportation Alternatives, Van Alen Institute, and WXY Architects, recommend seven steps to ensure that our civic commons are available for public engagement and dialogue.

Please Help Locate The Missing Gustavus E. Francis

Gustavus E. Francis has been missing since 1979.
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Petition Seeks Citi Bikes In Bronx & Staten Island

A group of Bronx residents wants to roll out Citi Bike service in the borough, according to a new petition that has garnered more than a hundred signatures to make it happen.

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Bibi Khan

Bibi Z. Khan is a Graduate student, human and environmental activist and aspiring writer. In her spare time she enjoys writing, reading and community volunteer work.