Residents paddle onto Bronx River for Bronx River Flotilla

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New Yorkers paddled out onto the Bronx River for the 20th annual Bronx River Flotilla Saturday.

The event had paddlers rowing five miles down the Bronx River and finishing at Hunts Point Riverside Park.

The fundraiser, organized by the Bronx River Alliance, raises money for the 2019 Canoe Programs. The programs offer free and discounted paddling adventures for Bronx families.

The organization says it has a goal of raising $65,000.

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