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Calling all Bboys & Bgirls!!

Nelson “El Cacique Sesenta Nueve” “Chief69” Seda, 22, is a Brooklyn born, Bronx based bboy, emcee, graffiti artist and community organizer. Seda has been offering free dance classes for several months now, and it’s not too late to participate. But […]

by · December 9, 2013 · Features
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From The White House A Special Holiday Message

Sunday, December 8, 2013 Here’s what we’re doing for the holidays: Folks across the country are getting ready for the holidays. We’re celebrating here at the White House, too — and we want you to be a part of it. We’ve […]

by · December 8, 2013 · Features
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Peace Place At Van Nest

    2013 Veteran’s Day @ Peace Plaza & Van Nest

by · December 8, 2013 · Features
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Bronx Borough President’s Christmas Tree Lighting With Borough President Rubin Diaz

President Diaz with Santa and Mrs. Claus welcoming the children of the Bronx To Borough Hall Plaza President Diaz with Senator Reverend Diaz welcoming the community to the Bronx Christmas Tree lighting Ceremony   The  Christmas Tree is  lit celebrating the coming […]

by · December 7, 2013 · Features, Local News
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Amish School Shooter’s Mother Goes Public With Healing Message

Editorial commentary by Joseph Oddo As taught by the life and actions of Nelson Mandela, forgiveness is a great healer. In this story of Amish tragedy we see in action that President Mandela’s way of life transcends all cultures.  Dignity […]

by · December 6, 2013 · Features
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Thank You Pelham Bay

Pelham Bay Community! What a wonderful time to be a resident of Pelham Bay!  Thank you to all the

by · December 2, 2013 · Features
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P.S. 108 students honor veterans with celebration

Written by: Roxanne Olivo Why Honor a Veteran? “Poor is the nation that has no veterans, but shameful is the one that, having them… forgets” -unknown Students at P.S. 108 in the Bronx rigorously prepared for a ceremony that

by · December 1, 2013 · Features
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Tony Feher Exhibit at The Bronx Museum of Arts

Written By Nilka Martell I recently visited the Bronx Museum of Arts located at 1040 Grand Concourse for a business meeting. As I made my way to the entrance, the adjacent piece of land caught my eye. The dirt filled […]

by · November 27, 2013 · Features
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Pope Francis Speaks Out Against Unfettered Capitalism

By Naomi O’Leary VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis attacked unfettered capitalism as “a new tyranny” and beseeched global leaders to fight poverty and growing inequality, in a document on Tuesday setting out a platform for his papacy and calling […]

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Albanian Americans Celebrate Albanian Independence Day

Nov. 24, 2013 Written by Joseph Oddo, Photos submitted by Aleksander Nila Assemblyman Mark Gonaj presents: Albanian Americans celebrate Albanian Independence Day. Pelham Parkway in the Bronx has long been known for it’s rich mix of people. Today the parkway hosted […]

by · November 25, 2013 · Features, Photos
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High Bridge reopens Summer, 2014

High Bridge is scheduled to reopen Summer, 2014. Written by Nilka Martell Completed in 1848, it is the oldest standing bridge in New York. It is the only

by · November 24, 2013 · Features, Local News, Uncategorized
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The Race for Speaker of New York City Council Meet the Candidates

The Race for Speaker of New York City Council Last night, the 4th and originally last of the Speaker Series Forum was held at the Transition tent on Canal Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan.  Another Series was recently schedule […]

by · November 22, 2013 · Features
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Iran seeks sanctions relief

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Iran will meet this week in Geneva with the five permanent U.N. Security Council members and Germany to discuss a proposed deal under which Tehran would suspend parts of its nuclear program in exchange for limited […]

by · November 19, 2013 · Features, World News
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Apps > Music Whats Next?

By Natasha Baker AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – Musicians in the digital age are turning to apps to woo fans and also engage them in the creative process to create new music and art. Apps featuring indie rock band Metric, pop sensation […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Features
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Pastor to Face Church Trial Over Officiating At Same Sex Marriage

By Dave Warner PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) – A Methodist pastor accused of violating the denomination’s teachings by officiating at a same-sex marriage was set to face a church trial on Monday in rural Pennsylvania. The trial for Rev. Frank Schaefer, who […]

by · November 18, 2013 · Domestic News, Features