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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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Extremely Rare Turtle Species Hatched At Bronx Zoo

Five Chinese yellow-headed box turtles have hatched at the WCS Bronx Zoo. The hatchings are a part of WCS’s strategy to save some of the most critically endangered turtle species in the world....
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Bronx Residents Come Together For Police Reform Campaign

On Thursday, December 6th at 6pm, Bronx residents will gather at The Bronx Defenders for the launch of The Bronx Defenders Organizing Project: a movement of our clients, former clients, families, neighbors, and staff to fight for police reform and social justice in Bronx and beyond....
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11 Families Homeless After Bronx Fire

A fast-moving fire that tore through two adjacent apartment buildings in the Bronx has left 11 families homeless....
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Yonkers City Hall On Bronx River Parkway Extension

We need your help Tuesday night, November 20, 2012, at Yonkers City Hall. The City Council is holding a hearing on its capital budget which includes the city’s $150,000 match for the $1 million federal grant it received 10 years ago to extend the Bronx River Trailway south to Bronx border....
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Bronx Man Dies After Falling Off Bicycle

A Bronx man died Saturday, November 17, 2012 after he collapsed on the handlebars of his bicycle, fell and struck his head, suffering a chest injury from the handlebars that doctors initially thought was a gunshot wound....
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Bronx Shelter

In South Bronx, dozens of people sat outside of an old brick building as the smell of curry emanated from inside. Upon entering, the sounds of discontent bounced off the warehouse walls, from the bickering of the elderly to the yelps of the dogs caged in the entryway....
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Bronx Driver, 35, Dead On Impact

A 35-year-old New York man died when he crashed his car into a pole at 91st Street and Kennedy Boulevard in North Bergen early yesterday morning, the Hudson County Sheriff's Office said....
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Jericho Project Opens Kingsbridge Terrace, New Home To 76 Veterans In Bronx

Jericho Project, a leading nonprofit ending homelessness at its roots, today opens the doors to Kingsbridge Terrace, a unique, beautifully designed LEED-certified Veteran Residence in Bronx, NY, that is home to 76 veterans including those who have served in Iraq and Afghanistan....
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Fire Damages Landmark Bronx Theatre

A two-alarm Bronx fire has damaged Loews Paradise Theatre, a beloved City landmark....
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Gas Station Lines In Bronx

It is nearly impossible to find gas anywhere in Bronx and the rest of the City....
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MTA Slowly Getting On Track After Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy caused serious damaged to New York's transport system when it made landfall few days ago. The hurricane has flooded major terminals and left the city to implement new ways to ferry its citizens around....
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A List Of Subway Lines Running In NYC

Limited subway service will be restored at 2PM, Gov. Andrew Cuomo's office just tweeted. ...
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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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