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Julio Pabón Announces Candidacy For City Council Special Election

Julio Pabón, South Bronx Activist & Small Business Owner Will Officially Announce His Candidacy for City Council-17th District. For Immediate Release                                             For Additional Information Contact: 646-580-4846 On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015 Julio Pabón, will formally announce his candidacy for City Council in the upcoming special election for District 17 in the South Bronx. The press conference will take place at …

Yes – I’m Running

Ever since Councilwoman Maria Del Carmen Arroyo announced two weeks ago that she was resigning there has been no shortage of candidates that immediately tossed their names into the ring for replacing 10 year incumbent.

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A Bit More on Puerto Rico’s Debt

Puerto Rico is going through a serious debt crisis yet very little is really known about the cause and the real solutions for the island nation. We heard a lot of the the debt crisis in Greece on many corporate news outlets, but unfortunately have heard very little about Puerto Rico.

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The Bronx Contributes To A Progressive Latino Agenda

On Saturday December 5, 2015 the South Bronx was host to yet another historic event of sorts. It was not a Latin concert in el Condado de la Salsa in the borough that has had some of the best salseros perform, or a Hip Hop extravaganza in the borough that gave birth to that genre. It was not a visit …

A Call To All Bronxites

  If you’re a Bronxite and you are concerned with the issues affecting your borough you need to make time and attend this important community forum taking place this Saturday. A few hours of your time can contribute to a lifetime of positive change for a community that has been screaming for change.

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I’m South Bronx Proud!

I was never ashamed to say I was from the South Bronx. I have been bragging about the Bronx for as long as I can remember.  Those of us who have been living in the South Bronx have known, what many are now, finding out. The South Bronx is one of the best places to live in N.Y.C.!

South Bronx Gentrification

The issue of gentrification in the South Bronx has been a hot issue recently. Those of us who live here and have been living here for a long time have been seeing our community changing right before our eyes.

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It seems that people with a lot of money who want to develop areas of the city like the hot real estate in the South Bronx are in total denial of our reality.

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Today At Orchard Beach: Music & Support For Retire 21

Today at Orchard Beach, the Retire 21 Campaign will be on hand during the salsa concert to collect petitions for the retire 21 campaign. The concert is at 1PM with the sounds Nelson Gonzézalez and his All Stars. Dont miss it. Read more: Salsa Concert  

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Sports Executive With A Good Heart & Mind

Baltimore Orioles COO, John Angelos made some very interesting and quite educational comments on the recent riots in Baltimore. It is very rare to hear people at his level speak on issues of the community and the poor. It is for this reason that I share the following article published for all of my followers to read.