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Bronx Has Lowest Citywide Vaccination Rate; Survey Aims to Ascertain Attitudes to Vaccine

By SÍLE MOLONEY As the Bronx ranks lowest, at 35 percent, in terms of COVID-19 vaccination rates out of all five boroughs, Bronxites are being invited to take part in a research study that aims to understand Bronx communities’ attitudes toward the COVID-19 vaccine.Dr. Nancy Kheck, director of health and human services at the Bronx Borough President’s Office, is working together with Dr. Damara Gutnick, senior director at the Office of Community and Population Health at Montefiore Health System on the survey.

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Bronx Has Lowest Citywide Vaccination Rate; Survey Aims to Ascertain Attitudes to Vaccine

And Then There Was One…Oswald Feliz is Elected as the Next District 15 City Council Member

OSWALD FELIZ (left) GIVES a thumbs up at the Bronx Board of Elections Office on Monday, April 12, 2021, after the completion of ten rounds of ranked choice vote counts, which secured his victory and election as the next District 15 Council member to the New York City Council.

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And Then There Was One…Oswald Feliz is Elected as the Next District 15 City Council Member

Bronx DA: Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark Releases Report on Fatal Shootings of Antonio Williams and NYPD Detective Brian Mulkeen

BRONX DA DARCEL D. CLARK RELEASES REPORT ON NYPD DETECTIVE BRIAN MULKEEN 69-Page Report Outlines Public Integrity Bureau’s Investigation and Findings; Body-Worn Camera Videos Released Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today released the report on the investigation into the fatal shootings of Antonio Williams and NYPD Detective Brian Mulkeen during a gun-stop encounter in the Edenwald area of the Bronx on September 29, 2019, as well as video of the shootings and the events leading up to them.

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Bronx DA: Bronx DA Darcel D. Clark Releases Report on Fatal Shootings of Antonio Williams and NYPD Detective Brian Mulkeen

48th Precinct: Female NYPD Officer Arrested on Drug Sale, Misconduct & Other Charges

By SÍLE MOLONEY NYPD vehicle Photo by David Greene Police confirm that on Monday, April 12, 2021, off-duty, New York City Police Officer, Catherine Soto, 31, was arrested in the 48th precinct.Soto was charged with criminal sale of a controlled substance, criminal sale of marijuana, official misconduct, criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.

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48th Precinct: Female NYPD Officer Arrested on Drug Sale, Misconduct & Other Charges

Van Cortlandt Library receives boost from EDC – Bronx Times

After 50 years at an old dilapidated building, the New York Public Library (NYPL) Van Cortlandt branch received a facelift in 2019.Formerly located at 3874 Sedgwick Avenue, it moved to 3882 Cannon Place and the two-story, nearly 6,000 square-foot facility is twice the size of the old one.

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Van Cortlandt Library receives boost from EDC – Bronx Times

Bronx Little Italy to bring back popular ‘Piazza di Belmont’

The Belmont Business Improvement District (BID) announced the return of their popular “Piazza di Belmont,” the piazza-style al fresco dining plan on Arthur Avenue, which originally launched during the summer of 2020.Starting April 30, throughout the spring to the fall, Piazza di Belmont will welcome visitors back to their outdoor dining weekend plan on Arthur Avenue, which will be closed to vehicular traffic from East 188th Street to Crescent Avenue from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, and 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Sundays.

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Bronx Little Italy to bring back popular ‘Piazza di Belmont’

Nicole Atkins: FUV Artist-in-Residence

There's an inspired intersection between visual art and music.Innumerable bands were formed by art school students (Talking Heads, Pink Floyd, Blur, Florence Welch, and the list goes on forever), and an equally impressive number of musicians, such as Joni Mitchell, Courtney Barnett, Claud, Joseph Arthur, M.I.A., Ani DiFranco, and David Bowie, found that their art augmented the scope of their songwriting.

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Nicole Atkins: FUV Artist-in-Residence

Bay Plaza Mall being scouted for potential Apple Store in the Bronx

Apple users in the Bronx may no longer have to travel outside of the borough for the latest iPhone.Marlene Cintron with Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation says developers in the Bronx are in talks with Apple regarding a potential store in the borough.Cintron says Bay Plaza Mall in Co-op City is one of the locations being scouted for the potential store.

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Bay Plaza Mall being scouted for potential Apple Store in the Bronx

Gibson and advocates host rally to denounce violence against Asian-Americans – Bronx Times

Since COVID-19 began there has been an increase in anti-Asian crime nationwide.With the killing of six women of Asian descent at an Atlanta spa, a brutal attack on an Asian woman in Hell`s Kitchen and several other incidents, it is clear that this is a national crisis.

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Gibson and advocates host rally to denounce violence against Asian-Americans – Bronx Times

Every Time I Die, The Bronx, Jesus Piece & Sanction Announce 2022 UK Tour

Every Time I Die, The Bronx, Jesus Piece and Sanction have announced an early 2022 UK tour together.That trek will see them hit the following cities: 01/27 Brighton, UK – Chalk 01/28 Nottingham, UK – Rock City 01/29 Manchester, UK – O2 Ritz 01/30 Liverpool, UK – Invisible Wind Factory 02/01 Glasgow, UK – SWG3 Galvanisers 02/02 Newcastle, UK – The Boiler Shop 02/03 Leeds, UK – Stylus 02/04 Bristol, UK – SWX 02/05 London, UK – Roundhouse Tickets for that trek will go on sale this Friday, April 16th, at 09:00am UK time.

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Every Time I Die, The Bronx, Jesus Piece & Sanction Announce 2022 UK Tour

Bronx’s Gun Hill Brewing leads nationwide collaboration to help arts workers

Two Broadway actors, Mark Aldrich and Jimmy Ludwig witnessed live entertainment industry workers suffering throughout the pandemic that caused this NYC honey trap to close down completely and decided to do something about it.Through their long time web series The Happy Hour Guys, they partnered with Gun Hill Brewing Company and have established the Curtain Up Beer Project raising money for The Actors Fund, a nonprofit that helps performing arts and arts organizations nationwide.

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Bronx’s Gun Hill Brewing leads nationwide collaboration to help arts workers

Check out the new track by Herzschlager!

Today, we are pleased to debut the new track by Herzschlager!With their current bands on pause due to the pandemic, Alan Cordner (Allfather, Harrowed) and Tom Ballard (Allfather, Wretched Empires) decided to take their love of all things punk, hardcore and d-beat, combine it with a few pints of German pilsner and produce a 5 track EP of songs that you can sing, dance, mosh and clap along to.

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Check out the new track by Herzschlager!

Knife-brandishing burglars threaten victim with knife in northeast Bronx home invasion robbery

The NYPD are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men who, after a seemingly innocuous afternoon rap on the door, forced the 53-year-old male victim inside of his home before casing the house in search of loot and eventually leaving with $2,000.The home invasion robbery occurred on March 22 at approximately 1:30 p.m. in the vicinity of Van Buren and Morris Park Avenue in the northeast Bronx, authorities report.

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Knife-brandishing burglars threaten victim with knife in northeast Bronx home invasion robbery

Teen shot in hand by pal playing with gun on Upper East Side rooftop

A teenager accidentally shot his buddy in the hand as they played with a gun on an Upper East Side rooftop Monday morning, police said.The 18-year-old victim was shot in his right hand on top of the five-story apartment building on E. 78th St. near Second Ave. about 8:20 a.m. when his friend accidentally fired the weapon, police said.

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Teen shot in hand by pal playing with gun on Upper East Side rooftop

Matt Mikulski Listed Among National Players of the Week by Collegiate Baseball

Bronx, N.Y. – (April 12, 2021) – The awards keep on rolling in for Fordham baseball senior pitcher Matt Mikulski (Mohegan Lake, N.Y./Lakeland), who today was among the National Players of the Week, as selected by Collegiate Baseball.Mikulski also earned his third consecutive Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week award on Monday.

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Matt Mikulski Listed Among National Players of the Week by Collegiate Baseball

Building Applications Filed for 1270 Boston Road In Morrisania, The Bronx

By SÍLE MOLONEY Building applications have been sent to the NYC Department of Buildings for an eight-story mixed-use building at 1270 Boston Road in Morrisania, The Bronx, as reported by YIMBY, the architecture, construction, and real estate website on Monday, April 12.Located between East 168th Street and East 169th Street, the interior lot is near the Freeman Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains.

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Building Applications Filed for 1270 Boston Road In Morrisania, The Bronx

Bronx D.A. refuses to indict cops for Antonio Williams death

The family of Antonio Williams has waited a year and a half for justice since the Mt.Eden resident was gunned down by police as they tried to apprehend him.They have fought to obtain unedited body camera footage of that evening, but have been unsuccessful.Then last week received news that will haunt them forever.

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Bronx D.A. refuses to indict cops for Antonio Williams death

America's favorite teacher brings Green Bronx Machine to TV – Bronx Times

This spring, “Let’s Learn” is a one-hour, daily educational public television series featuring lessons by educators with expertise in teaching young learners.Designed to supplement at-home and blended learning, the series is produced by The WNET Group in partnership with the New York City Department of Education.

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America's favorite teacher brings Green Bronx Machine to TV – Bronx Times

Last Chance to Apply for Brand New 2 Bedroom Apartments as Low as $1,045 in Bedford Park

BEDFORD PARK—Application deadline is fast approaching for a brand new development in Bedford Park.Over 100 brand new construction affordable apartments in the Bedford Park neighborhood of The Bronx, with rents as low as $1,045 a month for two-bedroom units, are still available to apply for but you have 8 days left as the housing lottery closes on April 20th, 2021.

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Last Chance to Apply for Brand New 2 Bedroom Apartments as Low as $1,045 in Bedford Park

Bronx college junior seeks stem cell transplant, encourages blood donations

A Bronx college student is in need of a stem cell transplant.Emil Temple, 20, is a junior at the University of Albany studying communications with a minor in business.His goal is to work for Nike, but in fall 2020 he was diagnosed with aplastic anemia.

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Bronx college junior seeks stem cell transplant, encourages blood donations

Thunderbolt 12: Potholes on Pelham Parkway service road creates rocky commute

The wet weather could make for a bumpy and slippery ride Monday in some parts of the borough.News 12’s Joanna Hernandez is in Thunderbolt 12 checking out some of the roads still dealing with potholes.A service road along Pelham Parkway was still filled with potholes as of 5 a.m. Monday following a weekend where city workers focused on fixing the issue.

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Thunderbolt 12: Potholes on Pelham Parkway service road creates rocky commute

D11 City Council Special Election: Eric Dinowitz Maintains Lead As Count Continues

By SÍLE MOLONEY The final results of the Bronx District 11 City Council special election race are still unknown, but after the first count of all first choice ranked votes was concluded by the New York City Board of Elections (BOE) on Sunday, April 11, Eric Dinowitz maintained and increased his lead in the race with 4,401 votes.

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D11 City Council Special Election: Eric Dinowitz Maintains Lead As Count Continues

Update: D11 City Council Special Election: Eric Dinowitz Maintains Lead As Count Continues

By SÍLE MOLONEY The final results of the Bronx District 11 City Council special election race are still unknown, but after the first count of all first choice ranked votes was concluded by the New York City Board of Elections (BOE) on Sunday, April 11, Eric Dinowitz maintained and increased his lead in the race with 4,401 votes.

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Update: D11 City Council Special Election: Eric Dinowitz Maintains Lead As Count Continues

Pinstripe Nation: Aaron Judge latest; Lucas Luetge’s long road back to the majors

NEW YORK — It’s early on in the 2021 MLB Season but already there’s questions surrounding the New York Yankees, as there always are.Is Aaron Judge fully healthy?The slugger missed two games earlier this week before returning to action on Saturday.

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Pinstripe Nation: Aaron Judge latest; Lucas Luetge’s long road back to the majors

Update: D15 City Council Race: Oswald Feliz Maintains Lead as the Count Continues

By SÍLE MOLONEY Oswald Feliz has maintained his lead in the March 23 District 15 City Council special election, following the first complete count of first choice, ranked ballots by the New York City Board of Elections (BOE) on Saturday, April 10.However, to date, he has not reached the required 50 percent plus one to declare himself the winner.

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Update: D15 City Council Race: Oswald Feliz Maintains Lead as the Count Continues