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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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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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Funeral Services For Belmont Fire Victims To Be Held Today

Five family members who died in a Belmont fire that killed 13 people in Bronx will be laid to rest Monday.
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U.S. Embassy Honours Ghanaian-Born Soldier Who Died Saving Bronx Inferno Victims

The United States embassy in Accra has honoured the sacrifice of Pfc. Emmanuel Mensah, a Ghanaian-born soldier in the U.S. Army who died whiles saving people trapped in a New York apartment fire in December 2017.
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Savor The Bronx 2017

Today, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. hosted a preview of the 7th Annual “Savor the Bronx” Restaurant Week at Porto Salvo Bronx, a newly-opened Nautical Italian Cookery & Wine Bar in South Bronx.
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Meet The Beautiful, Remarkable Tree That Survived 9/11

One can only imagine the grim job that 9/11 workers had at Ground Zero, working day in and day out to clean up the wreckage of such devastation. And one can only imagine the surprise they must have felt when, a month into the job, they discovered a bit of life sticking out from the rubble – the charred remains of a callery pear tree.
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Celebrate Italian Heritage With Us

The Morris Park Community Association, Bronx Columbus Day Parade Committee and President Al D’Angelo invite you to celebrate Italian heritage with them.
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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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Maria Perez

reports on the Highbridge section of Bronx. Before enrolling in Columbia’s journalism school, she reported for some of the most widely circulated Spanish newspapers (ABC, El Mundo), as well as for Agencia EFE newswire and the British Medical Journal, covering local news, social issues, science, health, culture and the environment. Born in Madrid, she graduated from a Madrid university in law and journalism and she also holds an MBA. Before coming to the USA, she lived in Spain, the United Kingdom and Israel.