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More Than 1,000 New Winter Coats Given Out Today In Bronx

Clothes4Souls, a Nashville-based not-for-profit, and Macy’s are teaming up for the retailer’s “The Big Give Back: Buy a Coat and We’ll Donate One” campaign, together with Council Member Andy King, will distribute more than 1,000 brand new coats from Macy’s to Bronx residents.

 

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10th Annual "Three Kings Day" Celebration

The Bronx Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce's 10th annual "Three Kings Day" celebration took place at the Bronx McDonald's located at 85 Bruckner Boulevard on Friday, January 11th....
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Borough President Diaz & Fat Joe Award Sneakers To Bronx Students

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. and hip-hop legend Fat Joe today distributed new pairs of sneakers at four Bronx public schools as part of their new initiative to increase student performance in Bronx public schools....
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The Three Kings Will Visit Bronx

You should know that Melchior, Gaspar and Baltazar the Three Kings, will travel to the County of Bronx loaded with free toys for children ages 1-9....
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Free Toys For Christmas

City Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz, Sr., along with Mr. Edward Cox, President of the New York State Republican Party and The New York Hispanic Clergy Organization will celebrate Christmas in the Bronx by distributing free toys to children....
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Bronx Documentary Center's Volunteer Open Call

Help the Bronx Documentary Center continue to be a vibrant, community-oriented gallery and educational space for documentary film and photography....
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2018 Compassionate Communities Award

The Coalition for the Homeless announced Welcoming Neighbors Northwest Bronx as winners of the 2018 Compassionate Communities award on November 29. This annual award is given to a neighborhood group in New York City that is an inspiring example of compassion and humanity to those in need....
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"Giving Tuesday" Is Special When You Give To The Arts

Become a patron of the arts by supporting the Bronx Council on the Arts’ mission to advance cultural equity and inclusion in Bronx....
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BP Diaz Delivers Thousands Of Thanksgiving Meals To Bronxites In Need

In advance of this year's Thanksgiving holiday, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. has once again partnered with numerous public and private institutions to give back to neighborhoods and families throughout the borough by providing thousands of holiday meals to Bronx residents in need....
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Turkey Giveaway In Harlem

The event, courtesy of hip hop icons The Diplomats, will take place as follows:...
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Remembering The Legacy Of Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

“At the center of non-violence stands the principle of love.”
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Over 11K Babies Will Be Born In The US On New Year’s Day

Almost 11,283 babies will be born in the United States on New Year’s Day, UNICEF said today.
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Happy New Year 2019

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Secretary Perdue Details USDA Functions In The Event Of A Lapse In Federal Funding

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today detailed which functions of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will remain available in the event of a lapse in government funding.
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Damage American Technology Program

The 90 day “truce” agreed to in the G20 dinner between Presidents Trump and Xi is certainly a plus. The world has been spared, at least for the moment, an acceleration of a destructive trade war between the world’s two largest economies.
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The Anniversary Of 9/11

Statement from Borough President Diaz regarding the anniversary of 9/11:
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U.S. Marks The 17th Anniversary Of 9/11 With Somber Tributes & A New Monument

Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring threat of terrorism in the nation’s biggest city.
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Google Doodle Celebrates America's Workers On Labor Day 2018

Google Doodle did not take the day off Monday, when it hailed the American worker on Labor Day.

American Constitution Trumped

Once upon a time Americans were very sensitive on the subject of taxation. They even dumped British tea into the Boston Harbor as a protest against British taxes. And the American constitution was written to give an elected Congress the primary power to impose taxes.
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Staff Sergeant Ugarte Received A Battle Field Promotion

Staff Sergeant Ugarte received a battle field promotion from Sergeant to Staff Sergeant on July 1, 2018 by Lieutenant General Funk - the COMBINED JOINT TASK FORCE-OPERATION INHERENT RESOLVE Commander for exceptional performance while deployed to Baghdad, Iraq.
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Matt Anderson, MD

is an Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine and Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx. Much of Dr. Anderson's current activity involves managing the Social Medicine Curriculum for the Department of Family and Social Medicine. He also maintains an active clinical practice.