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Tax Department Launches Statewide STAR Registration

The New York State Tax Department today unveiled an easy, fast and secure online STAR Registration platform for homeowners currently receiving the Basic STAR property tax exemption.
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$5 Million To Fund Improvements To Bronx's Roberto Clemente State Park

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a $5 million investment from the NY Works initiative to fund improvements to Roberto Clemente State Park in Bronx. The funding complements grants from community partners to develop a new playground and baseball field, and commemorates the Park's 40th anniversary....
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6 Train Resumes After Bronx Water Main Break

The Number 6 subway line is running again after being partly shut down during the morning rush hour because of a water main break....
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Bronx Residents Receive Free Frozen Chicken

A tractor-trailer that spilled 20 tons of frozen chicken on a Bronx street turned out to be good news today for residents....
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NYPD Hopes To Strengthen Community Relationships

More than 3,000 kids from day care centers and summer camp programs attended the Bronx Harmony Day Picnic Tuesday, an annual event that aims to give a fun lesson in staying healthy....
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Sprint Brings 4G LTE & Enhanced 3G Network Improvements To Bronx & Brooklyn

Sprint (NYSE:S) today announced that its new 4G LTE network and improved 3G service will be available in Bronx and Brooklyn beginning on July 30, 2013. With Sprint 4G LTE, New Yorkers in these communities will experience faster speeds for surfing the Web for great Italian food options on Arthur Avenue or sending videos from concerts in Park Slope....
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MTA Repairs To Affect Bronx Service

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority's Fastrack overnight maintenance program is returning to Bronx this week, affecting D train service....
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Three-Alarm Bronx Warehouse Fire

A produce store caught fire in Bronx Tuesday night, sending smoke billowing into the air above the Hunts Point Section of Bronx....
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Veteran's Affairs Whistleblower Cont'd

Ladies and Gentlemen it has come to my attention that this is indeed a political set up, as if I didn't need anymore issues....
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Veteran's Affairs Whistleblower

I want to begin with the things I feel are most troubling to me. First, I received some information from a credible VA source that stated “they want to keep me isolated from other African Americans.” ...
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Bronx Driver Loses Consciousness, Crashes

Cops are investigating a Bronx crash after a motorist lost consciousness and drove onto a sidewalk, striking a 17-year-old girl and her 10-month-old baby....
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Immigration Information Session Held

Bronx residents got answers to some of their immigration questions Saturday as Bronx state Senator Gustavo Rivera hosted a special information session at P.S. 33....
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Bronx Neighborhoods In The Dark

A power outage left several neighborhoods in the northeast part of Bronx in the dark on a rainy Friday night....
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Bronx Woman Gives Birth In Deli

A Bronx couple got a special delivery when they visited their favorite Mexican restaurant this weekend. ...
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Tour Company Drops Pitch To See A Real Bronx Ghetto

A company called Real Bronx Tours is no longer offering adventurous visitors to New York “a ride through a real New York City ‘GHETTO’” – at least on its Web site....
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Weeknights 4 & 5 Service Reduced For Repairs

Service on the No. 4 and 5 trains will be reduced at night this week as MTA crews make repairs to express tunnels as part of the agency's Fastrack maintenance program....
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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 Street Renamed To Honor Slain Teen "Junior"

A street in Bronx is being renamed after a teenager who was brutally murdered in a case of mistaken identity.
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Bronx Week 2018 Closes With A Bang!

On Sunday, May 20, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and The Bronx Tourism Council co-hosted the grand finale of Bronx Week 2018.
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Bronx Man Fights To Keep Identity Private After Winning $5 Million Prize

A Bronx man is prepared to sue the New York State Gaming Commission if he is unable to collect his $5 million reward without revealing his identity.
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BP Diaz Releases "Bronx Annual Development Report"

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. released his “Bronx Annual Development Report” this afternoon during the 2018 Bronx Week Business Luncheon at Tosca Marquee in Throggs Neck.
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First Ever Bronx Week Family Day Olympiad

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation will host the first ever Bronx Week Family Day Olympiad.

7th Annual Centenarian Celebration Held In Bronx

7th Annual Bronx Week Centenarian Event where we take the time to celebrate Bronxites who have been blessed to live 100+ years.
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BP Diaz Kicks Off Bronx Week 2018

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. was joined by hundreds of proud Bronxites and Bronxites-at-heart today for the official kick-off of 47th Annual Bronx Week at the Mott Haven Bar & Grill.
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Celebrating A 102nd Birthday Party At R.A.I.N. Eastchester Neighborhood Center

On Tuesday, April 4, 2018, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. attended the 102nd birthday of Sarah Turner at the R.A.I.N. Eastchester Neighborhood Senior Center.
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99-Year-Old Still Waiting For Home Repairs Months After Bronx Fire

It was a frightening scene last July, with tenants jumping off a Bronx fire escape on E. 163rd St. after an electrical fire sent huge flames and suffocating smoke pouring out the windows.

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Jasmeet Sidhu

is a New York-based writer and producer. She was previously a reporter for the Toronto Star in Canada, and a blogger for the Huffington Post. Jasmeet is currently a fellow at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia Journalism School.