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TAKE 5 Lottery Winning Ticket Sold in The Bronx

The New York Lottery announced on Tuesday, July 20, that there was one top-prize winning ticket sold for the July 19 TAKE 5 drawing. The ticket, worth $53,784.50, was purchased at 3N Convenience Inc, located at 950 Allerton Avenue in The Bronx. The five winning numbers for the TAKE 5...
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NYC car crash kills two, including 12-year-old girl

Two people, including a 12-year-old girl, were killed in a violent two-car collision in Queens Saturday night — while two others were listed in critical condition, police sources said. The deadly crash happened shortly before 9 p.m. on Rockaway Boulevard and Guy R. Brewer Boulevard near JFK International Airport, the...
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Sunday Reading: Publish or Perish

From the forties to the sixties, the New Yorker writer Geoffrey T. Hellman published a series of pieces on the state of the media, many of them personality sketches of editors and executives. In 1948, he profiled Alfred A. Knopf, the publisher who, along with his wife, Blanche, founded one of the most influential book-publishing empires in the country. In “Flair Is the Word,” Hellman offers an absorbing portrait of the colorful publisher and his many moods. Knopf is wary of booksellers, aggrieved by the avarice of certain authors, and invariably obsessed with the quality and curation of the books that his house puts out. Curiously unaffected by the market, he’s a publisher who insists on the primacy of the literary instinct. “Knopf paused to light a cigar,” Hellman writes. “ ‘Life is full of constant sordid surprises,’ he said. ‘Whenever you do anything for art or the glory of God or friendship or a friend’s memory, you find someone across the board looking upon it as a business venture. If you’d thought of it in that light, you’d never have gone into it.’ ”
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De Blasio, Adams join Community for “Stop the Violence” Vigil in Morrisania

Days after being called on by Brooklyn Borough President and Democratic mayoral nominee, Eric Adams, to visit the Bronx after a series of recent murders, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio stood with surviving family members, and joined Adams, Councilmember Vanessa Gibson and anti-violence advocates in demanding an end to the violence.
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6 Things I Would Like to Do During Summer 2021 in NYC- My Summer Bucket List.

I’d Beat the heat of the brutally hot summers and enjoy the summers like never before!. A girl wearing goggles is ready to enjoy summers in NYC.Clarita Alave/Pexels. From June to the end of August, we can breathe summer air in the Big Apple city. Last year COVID-19 had put a crimp on many summer's activities in this metropolis city. With control of coronavirus in sight, New York is awaiting us to enjoy New York's vast outdoor space devoted to rooftop bars, parks, waterways, beaches, and whatnot. I have dusted off my bucket list for the activities to do when the heat cracks up. This way, I can resume my fun activities that went on hiatus last year. So, this list will offer a twist to our thwarted plans, and that will keep us entertained for days. But before getting out of town, I'd like to snag my water bottles to keep myself hydrated, put my goggles in my pouch, and slather on sunscreen to enjoy sunbathing.
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Keeper’s House Edible Garden Reopens with Help from Local Young Volunteers

The first, public edible garden in Norwood sits at one end of the Williamsbridge Oval park on Reservoir Oval East, next to the historic Keeper’s House. For Zoë Arcidiacono, a volunteer coordinator with Friends of Mosholu Parkland (FOMP), the garden became a haven during the COVID-19 pandemic, and she felt nurtured by the atmosphere which FOMP created around it.
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July Large Metal & Appliance Collection Week (submit pick-up request by 7/23)

This service will occur the last full week of each month only by calling into the Department of Public Works at 973-326-7398 or submitting an Online Request. Online Request Form / All requests should be submitted the Friday prior to the scheduled pick-up week. All requests will be processed in the order they are received. The Department of Public Works shall make every attempt to accommodate all resident requests. In the event of a question or if a request cannot be accommodated, you will receive either a phone call or email from our office with an explanation.
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4-Year-Old Falls From 10th Floor Balcony, In Serious Condition: Police

A 4-year-old boy is in serious condition after he fell from the 10th-story balcony of an apartment complex in New York City Saturday, police said. Officials from the New York City Fire Department and New York Police Department responded to the building on Noble Avenue in the Bronx just before 2:30 p.m. for reports of a fall victim, WABC reported.
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Here’s What Eric Adams and NYC’s New Black Leaders Need to Do

By November, Black politicians will hold an unprecedented number of offices in New York City. And the likelihood of Democratic nominee Eric Adams becoming the city’s 110th mayor, and second Black mayor, will add a critical executive seat to the mix of legislative, judicial, and party positions. Yet, there are...
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Protracted Climate Lawsuits, Recent Court Decisions Underscore Need For Practical Global Climate Solutions

Litigation targeting energy companies throughout the country over climate change have proved to be far from over. Like fossil fuel divestiture efforts, these court cases distract from important national and international work of advancing effective global climate solutions and U.S. energy security. On May 17, a U.S. Supreme Court decision...
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This Is the Fastest Growing City in New Jersey

The U.S. population growth rate hit its lowest level since the Great Depression, according to the 2020 U.S. Census. Over the past decade, the Great Recession and COVID-19 pandemic slowed immigration as well as caused many Americans to hold off on having kids. Population growth did not stagnate everywhere in the U.S., however. In fact, […]
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Beth Abraham Center Resident, Clarence Duncan, Turns 101!

The ever so popular Clarence Duncan from the South Bronx turned 101 on July 9, happily celebrating yet another birthday milestone surrounded by his family at the Beth Abraham Center, in Allerton. Mr. Duncan arrived at the large 448-bed nursing and rehabilitation center just as the COVID-19 pandemic hit New York City on March 27, 2020.
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Gloversville, New York Home Sold With Creepy, Fully Functioning Crematory

A home in Upstate New York came with a strange feature and the owner is trying to find anyone who can take it off the property and possibly put it to good use. When most people buy a home there are a few things that they are looking for. The list of priorities can vary but it really depends on what is important to the potential buyer. Some people look for a nice view, a finished basement or maybe even a two car garage.
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