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Bronx’s oldest residents honored [Slideshow]

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Bronx Borough president Ruben Diaz Jr. called on the borough’s most senior citizens to kick off Bronx Week with a day of dancing, socializing and chowing down on chicken milanese.

A Bronx Baptist church celebrates Easter

A Bronx Baptist church celebrates Easter

The 73-year-old pastor, Rev. Leroy Benton, led his congregation in traditional gospel songs such as “Calvary.” His church, True Gospel Tabernacle, is on Tremont Avenue in Morris Heights. The church has been around for over 20 years.

Easter in a Black Pentecostal Church

Pastor Michel White leads the Greater Faith Temple in an energetic Easter Service.

St. Jerome’s Church celebrates Good Friday on South Bronx Streets

Members of the Mott Haven community join St. Jerome’s congregation in a bilingual observance of Stations of The Cross. Catholics around the world celebrate this time-worn ritual, during which worshippers follow a procession down local streets in commemoration of Christ’s last hours. St. Jerome’s church was founded by an Irish immigrant in 1869, and now  Read more »

A Maundy Thursday Passover

A Maundy Thursday Passover

To commemorate the Last Supper, over 60 parishioners at St.Peter’s Episcopal Church, took part in their first Passover meal.

Mass of the Lord’s Last Supper

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Over 150 Catholic Bronxites attended the mass of the Lord’s last supper on Thursday at Holy Cross Church in Clason Point. Rev. Peter Pomposello reenacted the washing of the feet–a ritual that replicates Christ’s action of cleansing the feet of his 12 disciples before his last passover meal. See our slide show.

Palm Sunday at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church

Palm Sunday at St. Mary’s Orthodox Church

St. Mary’s Orthodox Church in the Bedford Park neighborhood mainly serves an Indian community of worshippers. It was established in 1972. As time passed, members of the congregation gradually moved to New Jersey, upstate New York, or Pennsylvania. But distance did not cut their ties to the church. On Apr. 17, they gathered again for Palm Sunday. See the slideshow.

[SLIDESHOW] Boat builders test their teamwork, on ice

[SLIDESHOW] Boat builders test their teamwork, on ice

High school students from Hunts Point head to the icy Hudson to test their newest boat.

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Delayed and Derailed

Delayed and Derailed

[VIDEO] For residents like O’neil Downer, job growth in the borough has translated into a much longer commute. But the MTA has yet to catch up.