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Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Visits The South Bronx But No One’s Home

Today, I had the pleasure of participating in US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s Listening Session for the 2012 Food and Farm Bill at Hostos Community College right here in the Bronx.  Senator Gillibrand is the first US Senator from New York to sit on the Senate Agriculture Committee in over 40 years.  This gives New Yorkers…

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US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand Coming to The Bronx Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 4th

Tomorrow, Wednesday, January 4th, US Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will be coming to the Bronx at Hostos Community College as part of her listening sessions for the upcoming ” Food and Farm Bill ”. This is an extremely important event for Bronxites in particular since we have the dubious distinction of being the poorest and unhealthiest and atrocious access to healthy and nutritious produce and vegetables that other areas in the state take for granted.

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Bronx Resident Reports From Iraq: Reflects On End Of The 8 Year War

Mike Kamber, renowned photojournalist and Melrose resident, is currently on assignment in Iraq reporting on the close of the Iraqi War. His latest entry in the New York Times is a bittersweet chronology of emotions during that time spent covering the seemingly endless battles, deaths and all the ills that go along with war. Kamber…

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High Court Disses God’s Country

In an expected move by many, the United States Supreme Court decided not to listen to a case that has been rolling around for well over a decade according to the Daily News. Bronx Household of Faith v Board of Education of the City of New York tackles the ever so delicate balance of separation…

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Farewell To A Bronx Synagogue

In what is the ever changing face of the Bronx, a synagogue, Temple Emanuel, has closed after almost 80 years of service to the Jewish community and beyond of Parkchester. Hard to believe but at one point, the Bronx boasted the largest Jewish population of the 5 boroughs. A drive, walk or a ride on…

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