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Bronx Veterans Parade Task Team hosts annual parade

The Bronx Veterans Parade Task Team hosted the annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade on Saturday, November 2 at Crotona Parkway and East 175th Street. The parade first stopped at the West Farms Soldiers Cemetery […] Read more…
Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hosted ‘Team AOC’s Harvest & Halloween Celebration’ on Thursday, October 31 at Kismet Catering Hall, 1995 Westchester Avenue. Those in attendance dressed up in their Halloween costumes and took part in the Halloween festivities. The event, which included games, arts and crafts, candy and music, was also attended by Senator Luis Sepulveda. Read more…
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Halloween party held by Melrose Senior Center

The Melrose Senior Center, located at 372 E. 152nd Street, held their annual Halloween Party for its residents and staff on Thursday, October 31. Read more…
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‘Mother/Daughter Bingo Night’ held at St. Francis Xavier

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‘Mother/Daughter Bingo Night’ held at St. Francis Xavier

Earlier this month, St. Francis Xavier hosted a ‘Mother/Daughter Bingo Night’. Bingo winners received gift bags and other prizes. Read more…
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Bronx REsident Goes from Homeless to GM

A Bronx residnet shows hard work can lead to succcess. Read more…
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Morris Park Nail Salon Recevies Award for Top Shop

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Morris Park Nail Salon Recevies Award for Top Shop

She dreamed of having a nail salon and now she is known as the best. Read more…
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Annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck

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Annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck

Local residents, elected officials and veterans attended the 35th annual Bronx Veterans Day Parade in Throggs Neck on Sunday, November 10. The parade kicked off at Lafayette and East Tremont avenues and the route continued to Randall Avenue and concluded with a ceremony honoring veterans at Bicentennial Veterans Memorial Park. The grand marshal for the parade was Roberto Oviedo, who served as a legal support specialist in the United States Marine Corps from 1988 to 1993 and conducted security operations during the Gulf War in 1991-92 PhotoS by Laura Stone Read more…
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When was MLK’s message discaded?

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Lehman College hosts annual ‘Pumpkin Smash’ event

On Wednesday, November 6, Lehman College hosted their annual ‘Pumpkin Smash’ event, which featured a display of pumpkins, squash and gourds as well as a pumpkin slingshot/shot put. (right) The ‘Lawn & Leaf Bag’ gives a thumbs up. (far right) The target of the pumpkin slingshot/shotput. (below) The event included activities such as a pumpkin slingshot/shotput, with the intention of getting the pumpkin to land on a target. (below right) A display of pumpkins, squash and gourds at the event. (far below) (l-r) The ‘Compost Bin’, Heather Warren-Dombrowa the ‘Lawn & Leaf Bag’ and Sulan Chin. Read more…
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’Support the Troops’ event raised money for those serving overseas

In recognition of Veterans Day, Councilman Mark Gjonaj recently showed his support for the Support the Troops team as well as Aunt Cathy for all the work they have done. All proceeds from the event are going towards an important initiative which will send packages to men and women serving overseas. Read more…
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45th Precinct Community Council meeting attended by Gjonaj

Last month’s 45th Precinct Community Council Meeting designated officer Oswaldo Espinoza as ‘Cop of the Month’ for October for his great service and commitment to the safety of the community. Espinoza was accompanied by commanding officer and captain Thomas Fraser, 45th Precinct officers, members of the precinct’s community council as well as Councilman Mark Gjonaj. Read more…
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Dr. Philip Ozuah appointed as CEO of Montefiore Medicine

Montefiore Medicine, the umbrella organization for Montefiore Health System (MHS) and Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is welcoming its new CEO, Dr. Philip Ozuah on Friday, November 15. Read more…
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Pissed off Residents Do Not want a Clinic

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Pissed off Residents Do Not want a Clinic

Nearly 1,000 people attended a town hall in oppsotion to a propsoed methaodne clinic last week. Read more…
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Put mentally ill on Rikers Is.

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Legalization of marijuana needs a workable framework

By Raybblin Vargas, advocacy coordinator, Green Worker Cooperatives Read more…
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Bloomberg’s presidential bid, and moderation

The Democratic presidential primary got a shakeup last week when former Mayor Michael Bloomberg began taking steps toward formally entering the race. Read more…
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NCNW, Youth Leaders, Am. Legion Post 1871 host Veterans Day event

On Saturday, November 9, the north Bronx branch of the National Council of Negro Women, along with with Youth Leaders on the Move and American Legion Post 1871, hosted a Veterans Appreciation Day at Community Board 12’s office to honor the men and women who currently serve and have previously served in the United States’ armed forces. Read more…
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Halloween event held by the Westchester Square BID

The Westchester Square BID recently held a Halloween event which provided activities including a haunted house, facepainting and music for those in attendance. Local merchants also participated in the event by handing out candy to the trick-or-treaters. The event was made possible by the Westchester Square BID and the 45th Precinct. Read more…
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‘The Great Ignatian Challenge’ raises awareness on hunger

Fordham Prep is one of seven Jesuit high schools from New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania to get involved in the ‘The Great Ignatian Challenge’, an annual Thanksgiving food drive. Read more…
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Major Developemnt Coming to CB7

An underserved section of the Bronx could be getting a huge development. Read more…
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Soundview Mom Raises Awareness about Epilepsy

As her son battles epliepsy, a Bronx mom raises awareness Read more…
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Dr. Rodriguez honored at Bronx Medical Society Gala

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Dr. Rodriguez honored at Bronx Medical Society Gala

The annual Bronx Medical Society Gala was held on Sunday, October 20. The event, which included a silent auction, cocktail hour and a formal dinner, honored Dr. Realba Rodriguez, MD, who previously served as president of the BMS. Rodriguez was presented with awards from Mayor de Blasio’s and Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr.’s offices. Read more…
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AOC Chats with Residents about Gentrification, Hospitals and Education

A town hall in Pelham Bay saw AOC discuss gentrification, hospitals and education with attendees. Read more…
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Throggs Neck Classic Car Cruise Day

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Throggs Neck Classic Car Cruise Day

The Throggs Neck Car Cruise took place on Sunday, November 3 at the Waterfront NYC Restaurant at Trump Links in Ferry Point Park. The event featured hot rods, kustoms, muscle cars, race cars, stockers, […] Read more…
Last month, Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz visited the Amalgamated Nursery School for their ‘Fall Festival’ to celebrate the autumn season. Read more…
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Lafayette Estates’ NORC Program granted $79,000

Along with Assemblyman Marcos Crespo and Neighborhood SHOPP president and CEO Katherine Martinez, Councilman Rafael Salamanca recently announced a $79,000 allocation for the NORC Program at Lafayette Estates. Read more…
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Late night duo team up on Bronx Brewery’s ‘Bodega Boys’  lager

The two Bronx stars of late night television have a new project brewing — and it’s a lager. Read more…
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Bronx World War II veteran publishes memoir, war art

A legendary Bronx artist, storyteller and writer is revealing his decades old secret that almost no one knew — his service as a World War II soldier in the fight against the Nazis. Read more…
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First phase complete for La Central Development project

Councilman Rafael Salamanca joined Breaking Ground, Communilife, NYC Housing Preservation & Development, Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., Senator Luis Sepulveda and others for a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the first phase of completion for the La Central Development project. Read more…
On Thursday, November 7, a memorial event was held to remember the late sergeant Charles Clark, who passed away ten years ago. The event, held at PSA 8’s location at 2794 Randall Avenue, was attended by Clark’s family members as well as PSA 8 officers who paid their respects to the late sergeant. Sergeant Clark participated in the search, recovery and clean-up of the World Trade Center site following the 9/11 terrorist attacks. He passed away on November 7, 2009 as a result of lung and throat cancer related to 9/11. Read more…
Assemblywoman Latoya Joyner recently announced $150,000 in capital funding for a new boat launch at Roberto Clemente State Park. The funding will support a new floating dock and gangway at the park which will provide local families with direct access to the Harlem River waterfront. The boat launch, which will be positioned near the park’s living shoreline and a picnic grove, will also provide an extraordinary view of the vistas along the riverfront. Read more…
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First annual benefit held by Bronx Lacrosse organization

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First annual benefit held by Bronx Lacrosse organization

On Wednesday, October 30, Bronx Lacrosse held its first annual benefit, which saw a turnout of over 250 people. The organization provides children with the opportunity to play in out-of-city games, clinics, camps and tournaments. Read more…
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Dinowitz, other elected officials sponsor flu shot event

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Dinowitz, other elected officials sponsor flu shot event

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz held a flu shot event in Van Cortlandt Village last week to help dozens of residents get protected from the flu. The event was also co-sponsored by Congressman Adriano Espaillat, Councilman Andrew Cohen and Senator Alessandra Biaggi. Read more…
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Forum recently held to discuss faith-based topics

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Forum recently held to discuss faith-based topics

‘An Invitation to Faith and Non-Profit Communities’ forum was held on Tuesday, October 29. Topics that were covered included establishing a non-religious, not-for-profit organization, community development corporations, obtaining funding from state government, established a faith-based not-for-profit organization, using existing properties to develop housing and shelters, affordable and supportive housing and more. Read more…
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WW II survivor publishes memoir; finds happiness in America

When Anneros Valensi made the move to the United States in 1966, she found a sense of belonging and happiness, after surviving the horrific atrocities of World War II in Germany. Read more…
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P.S. 109’s Halloween event attended by Biaggi, Fernandez, Gjonaj

Senator Alessandra Biaggi joined Assemblywoman Nathalia Fernandez and Councilman Mark Gjonaj at P.S. 109’s Halloween Party last month. The event featured games, treats and spooky costumes. Read more…
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Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz’ office hosts Halloween Party

Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz held a Halloween event at his community office on 3107 Kingsbridge Avenue last week, where he was greeted by children and their families dressed in their Halloween costumes. Read more…
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St. Catherine Academy’s Card Party attended by Gjonaj

Councilman Mark Gjonaj stopped by and showed his support for students, families and staff at the St. Catharine Academy Card Party last month. Read more…
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Walkathon event held to promote healthy lifestyles in the borough

The 22nd Community Walkathon & Health Fair took place at P.S. 121 on Thursday, October 24. Read more…
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Bronx group helps South Asian women fulfill dreams

When Rila Choudhury’s husband died in 2017, she didn’t know how to go on. Read more…
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Biaggi thanks brownies, junior girl scouts at St. Theresa’s Church

Senator Alessandra Biaggi met with a group of brownies and junior girl scouts at St. Theresa’s Church early this month, to thank them for the incredible job they have done supporting their community. Read more…
Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz joined the Kingsbridge Heights Community Center for their annual ‘Family Volunteer Day’ event last month. Read more…
On Thursday, October 31, NYPD Police Service Area 8 community affairs hosted their Mobile Haunted House event, where they handed out candy and treats to the children who came dressed in their costumes. The event included a haunted mobile van and the first ever ‘Trunk-or-Treat’ in the Bronx. Read more…
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BronxNet’s 25th anniversary celebration held at Marina del Rey

Public access television network BronxNet celebrated its 25th anniversary at Marina del Rey on Thursday, October 17. The celebration included award presentations to Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr., […] Read more…
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Foul Smell Ruining Business for Eatery

A foul smell is driving customers away from a Clason Point restaraunt. Read more…
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