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How One Bronx Cheerleading Team Made It To Nationals

They came for the white jackets. The girls (and two boys) that make up the James Monroe cheerleading squad made history, becoming the first public school from Bronx to qualify for the United Cheerleading Association national competition in Orlando Florida. One of the largest international cheerleading competitions, it airs on ESPN with the end goal being a trophy and a white championship satin jacket.

Bronx Science Places In Top 6 At PSAL Girls Gymnastics Individuals

Congratulations to all of the student athletes who competed and placed in the top 6 at the PSAL Girls Gymnastics Individuals on Friday, February 10, 2017....
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Bronx Science Girls & Boys Wrestling Team PSAL City Champs

Congratulations to Bronx Science Girls and Boys Wrestling team for winning the 2016-2017 PSAL City Championship against Curtis High School.

Bronx Cheerleaders Place 7th

A Bronx team that raised more than $30,000 to compete at the National High School Cheerleading Championship in Florida took seventh place in their division at the event....
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These Bronx High-School Cheerleaders Crowdfunded Their Way To Nationals

The James Monroe Eagles cheerleading squad has so little funding that it does not even have a regular practice space, and yet the Bronx high school team just qualified for the National High School Cheerleading Championship in Orlando, Florida....
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The 21st Annual Tour de Bronx Registration Is Now Open

Registration for the 21st Annual Tour de Bronx, the largest free cycling event in New York State, is now open....
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Thousands Bike Ride In Annual Tour de Bronx

Thousands gathered to bike through the borough Sunday as part of the 20th annual Tour de Bronx....
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Fordham Rowing To Compete At Atlantic 10 Championships

The Fordham University rowing squad will travel down to Virginia on Sunday to compete in the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships on the Occoquan Reservoir at Sandy Run Regional Park....
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Buffalo State Women's Track Honor

Sophomore Treasure Glymph (Bronx, NY/Truman) has been selected as the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Women's Field Athlete of the Week....
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Buffalo State Women's Track & Field

Buffalo State had a strong day in a non-scored meet at the Brockport Invitational, winning six events and seeing a school record fall in another....
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Privateers Sweep Lehman Tuesday Night

On Monday night, the Maritime men's and women's swimming and diving teams earned a sweep over non-conference Bronx-rival Lehman College at the Lightning's APEX Aquatic Center. The men won by the score of 148-93, while the women were victorious, 136-88....
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Thousands To Take Bronx On 2 Wheels

Some 6,000 cyclists will be hitting the asphalt Sunday morning for the 19th annual Tour de Bronx....
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Softball Adds Jim McGowan To Coaching Staff

Head Coach Bridget Orchard has announced the addition of Jim McGowan, a true softball legend, to the Fordham coaching staff for the upcoming season....
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Angler Lands Atlantic Salmon In Bronx

There likely is not an angler East of the Mississippi River that does not long for the days when wild Atlantic Salmon teemed in eastern waters ranging as far South as Long Island Sound and northward to Newfoundland and Quebec....
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Bicycle Sundays Return To Bronx River Parkway

Bicycle Sundays are back. Starting Sunday, May 5, both directions of a 6.5-mile stretch of the Bronx River Parkway will be closed to vehicular traffic and turned into a suburban cycling haven....
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Bronx Chess Team Goes For Gold

The chess team at the Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics does not have the storied chess legacy of, say, Edward R. Murrow High School, which has won several state and national championships and received ample media coverage over the years....
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Fordham Athletics Hall Of Fame Inductees

Bronx born and bred Frank McLaughlin (Woodlawn section), a basketball standout as a player and former longtime Athletic Director, men's basketball coach Tom Penders, and German import track and field superstar Kerstin Maike Greene will be among the 10 inductees into the Fordham Athletics Hall of Fame on Saturday, January 26, 2013....
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Thousands Of Cyclists Participate In The 18th Annual Tour De Bronx

About 6,000 bike riders peddled along one of two scenic routes for the 18th annual Tour de Bronx on Sunday, to take in the borough's wide range of neighborhoods and natural beauty....
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Bronx Will Hold State’s Largest Free Cycling Event

Nearly 6,000 cyclists will ride through the borough’s 61 neighborhoods in the 18th annual Tour de Bronx Sunday, October 14, 2012....
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What A Drag

I swim laps at noon several times a week. I enjoy the water, and the gentle exercise is good for my aging joints....
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How One Bronx Cheerleading Team Made It To Nationals

They came for the white jackets. The girls (and two boys) that make up the James Monroe cheerleading squad made history, becoming the first public school from Bronx to qualify for the United Cheerleading Association national competition in Orlando Florida. One of the largest international cheerleading competitions, it airs on ESPN with the end goal being a trophy and a white championship satin jacket.

Bronx Science Places In Top 6 At PSAL Girls Gymnastics Individuals

Congratulations to all of the student athletes who competed and placed in the top 6 at the PSAL Girls Gymnastics Individuals on Friday, February 10, 2017.
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Bronx Science Girls & Boys Wrestling Team PSAL City Champs

Congratulations to Bronx Science Girls and Boys Wrestling team for winning the 2016-2017 PSAL City Championship against Curtis High School.

Bronx Cheerleaders Place 7th

A Bronx team that raised more than $30,000 to compete at the National High School Cheerleading Championship in Florida took seventh place in their division at the event.
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These Bronx High-School Cheerleaders Crowdfunded Their Way To Nationals

The James Monroe Eagles cheerleading squad has so little funding that it does not even have a regular practice space, and yet the Bronx high school team just qualified for the National High School Cheerleading Championship in Orlando, Florida.
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The 21st Annual Tour de Bronx Registration Is Now Open

Registration for the 21st Annual Tour de Bronx, the largest free cycling event in New York State, is now open.
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Thousands Bike Ride In Annual Tour de Bronx

Thousands gathered to bike through the borough Sunday as part of the 20th annual Tour de Bronx.
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Fordham Rowing To Compete At Atlantic 10 Championships

The Fordham University rowing squad will travel down to Virginia on Sunday to compete in the 2014 Atlantic 10 Championships on the Occoquan Reservoir at Sandy Run Regional Park.
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Buffalo State Women's Track Honor

Sophomore Treasure Glymph (Bronx, NY/Truman) has been selected as the State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Women's Field Athlete of the Week.

Buffalo State Women's Track & Field

Buffalo State had a strong day in a non-scored meet at the Brockport Invitational, winning six events and seeing a school record fall in another.

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Peter Mirabella, PhD

is recently retired from the New York City Department of Education, where he taught elementary school for nearly 9 years. He completed the New York City Teaching Fellows Program in 2004. Prior to becoming a teacher, he was a public affairs speechwriter for over 20 years for such organizations as The New York Stock Exchange, KPMG Peat Marwick, Goldman Sachs, and the New York State Comptrollers Office. He has a Ph.D. in political science from the New School University and a M.A. Degree in education from Lehman College. Dr. Mirabella currently is writing a book about his experience as a New York City school teacher.