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Santa visits Pelham Bay BOLD Nursery School

Santa, his helpers, and neighborhood dignitaries , including Bronx Deputy Borough President Aurelia Green, visited a BOLD (Bronx Organization for the Learning Disabled) Nursery School today.  Everyone enjoyed fun and festivities with Santa as he listened intently so what the […]

by · December 12, 2013 · Local News, News, Photos
Van Nest Christmas Tree Lighting

Van Nest Christmas Tree Lighting

Today, at the convent cross between Unionport Rd. and Victor Street, was a wonderful Christmas Tree lighting.  Community patrons gathered to sing carols and share sweets.  There was also a toy collection for children of Jacobi Hospital.  

by · December 11, 2013 · Local News, News, Photos
Federal Budget Agreement

Federal Budget Agreement

  By Richard Cowan and David Lawder WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A bipartisan budget deal announced in the U.S. Congress on Tuesday, though modest in its spending cuts, would end three years of impasse and fiscal instability in Washington that culminated in

by · December 11, 2013 · Business, Domestic News
Time Magazine’s Man Of The Year Pope Francis

Time Magazine’s Man Of The Year Pope Francis

By Elizabeth Dilts (Reuters) – Time magazine named Pope Francis its Person of the Year on Wednesday, crediting him with shifting

by · December 11, 2013 · World News
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World Class Skating Ring Headed to the Bronx

“Have you heard!” “We’re going to the Bronx.” Great food, friendly people, and the largest skating rink complex in the world. “Of course we’re going to the Bronx, it’s the only place to be.” The New York City Council today […]

by · December 10, 2013 · Domestic News
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Weak Storm System Moving Across The Mid-Atlantic Region

By Carey Gillam (Reuters) – Fresh winter snow moved into theU.S. mid-Atlantic region on Tuesday, shutting schools and offices in the nation’s capital and

by · December 10, 2013 · Domestic News
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Mandela recalled for gift of bringing enemies together.

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers his speech at the memorial service for late South African PresidentNelson Mandela at the FNB soccer stadium in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders, from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba’s Raul Castro, will pay homage to Mandela at the memorial that will recall his […]

by · December 10, 2013 · World News
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50 years in the making! Mandela Causes the US and Cuba to Shake Hands

U.S. President Barack Obama (2nd L) shakes hands with Cuban President Raul Castro (C) in this still image taken from video courtesy of the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, during former South African President NelsonMandela’s national […]

by · December 10, 2013 · World News
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South Africans brave the rain to hear U.S. President Barack Obama

South Africans brave the rain as they listen to U.S. President Barack Obama speak during a memorial service for Nelson Mandela at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg, South Africa December 10, 2013. World leaders from Obama to Cuba’s Raul Castro joined thousands of South Africans to honour Mandela on Tuesday in a memorial celebrating his gift […]

by · December 10, 2013 · World News
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South Africa Mourns Mandela

People sing and dance at the First National Bank (FNB) Stadium, also known as Soccer City, ahead of former South African President Nelson Mandela’s national memorial service in Johannesburg December 10, 2013. World leaders from U.S. President Barack Obama to Cuba’s Raul Castro joined thousands of South […]

by · December 10, 2013 · World News
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Governor Cuomo Launches Anti-Hunger Task Force

Andrew M. Cuomo – Governor Albany, NY (December 9, 2013)                                                                 […]

by · December 9, 2013 · Bulletin Board, Local News
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Nativity HOLIDAY Bazaar in the Bronx

Come on out to the Nativity HOLIDAY Bazaar! This event will be held on Sunday, December 15, from 11 – 4 pm at Nativity of Our Blessed Lady, 3893 Dyre Avenue, Bronx. Vendors will be selling clothing, jewelry, toys, bags, […]

by · December 8, 2013 · Local News
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FROM The Desk Of Bronx BOROUGH PRESIDENT Rubin DIAZ

          STATEMENT FROM BOROUGH PRESIDENT DIAZ Re:   Mayor-Elect de Blasio picks Bill Bratton for Police Commissioner “With his choice of Bill Bratton as Police Commissioner, Mayor-Elect de Blasio is poised to continue decades of progress that have […]

by · December 8, 2013 · Local News
Waterbury LaSalle Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

Waterbury LaSalle Annual Christmas Tree Lighting

And a great time was had by all…

by · December 8, 2013 · Local News
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Cash-strapped Iranian students in U.S. hope nuclear deal will ease tuition woes

BY JONATHAN KAMINSKY Sun Dec 8, 2013 8:08am EST U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (R) shakes hands with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif after a ceremony at the United Nations in Geneva November 24, 2013. CREDIT: REUTERS/DENIS BALIBOUSE […]

by · December 8, 2013 · Business, Domestic News, News, World News