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Bronx Week Concludes With Bronx Parade & Festival

Crowds of people braved the wet weather today to celebrate the best the Bronx has to offer at the 42nd annual Bronx Parade and Festival.
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Bronx Week 2013

Itis all about Bronx as the borough celebrates a week of festivities honoring it's people and the many businesses and establishments that call it home....
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Bronx River Parkway North Closes For Repairs In Eastchester

The Bronx River Parkway will again be closed to northbound traffic 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. Monday and Tuesday....
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Bronx Boy Saved After Falling In River

Investigators say a 5-year-old boy ran away from the person who was watching him, and slipped and fell into the Bronx River near East 216th Street....
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Bronx Detective Ivan Marcano Honored

A detective from the Bronx was honored this morning by President Barack Obama in Washington for saving a man's life by risking his own....
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AHRC NYC Consolidates Space In Bronx

AHRC New York City, a nonprofit provider of services for intellectually disabled individuals, has relocated and consolidated its Bronx programs into a new building at 1420 Ferris Place, Bronx, NY 10461....
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Bronx Woman Clings To Life After Apartment Fire

A 50-year-old Bronx woman who may have been a hoarder was clinging to life after a fire ripped through her Bronx apartment Thursday, sources said....
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Bronx Man Dies After Crashing His SUV

A Bronx man died after he lost control of his SUV just one block from his home and crashed into four vehicles stopped at a traffic light, cops said....
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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....
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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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City To Roll Out Enrollment Van Outside Yankee Stadium Sunday For Free Municipal ID Card Program

The city is taking its popular municipal identification program to the streets.

JLo + A-Rod = J-Rod

Alex Rodriguez is reportedly dating Jennifer Lopez.
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FDNY Deploys Drone To Help Fight Bronx Fire

The FDNY deployed its drone for the first time while battling a four-alarm fire in the Claremont Village section of Bronx Monday night.
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Buy Your Bronx, NY License Plate

The plate ships free when 3 or more are ordered.
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Fire Sweeps Through 6-Story Bronx Apartment Building

An extra-alarm fire swept through a six-story apartment building in Bronx Monday evening.
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Hoarding Complicates Fire Rescue Of 89-Year-Old Man

An 89-year-old man was critically injured in a Bronx apartment fire Thursday, and firefighters say the overwhelming clutter may have hampered his ability to escape.

Indoor Garage Collapses In Bronx

Part of an indoor garage collapsed in the Bronx on Sunday, leaving cars hanging in the balance or crushed by concrete, city officials said.

What’s Up With The Names Of Bronx Neighborhoods

The history of New York City neighborhoods often reveals long forgotten historical curiosities — just look at Brooklyn. But these days the Bronx is getting a lot of attention, so here is a look at how some of the Bronx’s neighborhoods got their names.

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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Neal Tepel

is a retiree and former member of AFSCME District Council 1707, AFM, CSA, OSA, and UFT. He continues to be an activist for worker rights.