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Raqibah Basir, 64, claims she suffered an asthma attack and doctors were concerned about her pacemaker after being struck by an FDNY ambulance on December 10, 2020.--Photo courtesy of Raqibah Basir Subscribe in a reader Follow @Bronxvoice1 Tweet By David Greene  Bronx Voice  January 19, 2021 An elderly woman's claims are currently being investigated after her allegation that an FDNY EMS ambulance struck her and left her on the ground in December. Raqibah Basir, 64, claimed that at 5 pm on, December 10, she was pulling her laundry in a shopping cart and was crossing Third Avenue at East 183 Street, when she says she was sideswiped by an FDNY ambulance that was pulling out of St. Barnabas Hospital. When contacted by telephone at her home, Basir stated that she had suffered an asthma attack as well as internal injuries from the accident and doctors had not yet told her about her fractured shoulder. Already suffering from a heart condition, she claims that do

Baby New Year Welcomed in the Bronx


Baby New Year Welcomed in the Bronx
Bronx' Baby New Year


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The Bronx rang in 2021 with the birth of the borough’s Baby New Year. 


Baby Nathan was born at 2:39 am in a Montefiore Hospital in the Bronx. 

Baby New Year Welcomed in the Bronx


Weighing 7 pounds 3 ounces and 18 inches long, Baby Nathan was born at Jack D. Weiler hospital on Eastchester Road to proud parents Gissel Vargas & Jehovell Garcia. 


Montefiore officials wish Nathan and his family a warm congratulations!




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