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Where are the overdose prevention centers Cuomo promised?

“With over 20,000 overdose deaths under Governor Cuomo’s tenure, his legacy will be marked by his choice to either stand with New Yorkers or stand in the way of their survival,” according to an advocacy group for overdose prevention sites.

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Food Stamp cuts pose hardships for home health care workers

For low-income workers like Elsilia Carrasco, food stamps are essential to help feed her family. Cuts have already posed hardships. And they are about to get worse.

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ASPCA to expand free, subsidized animal care to South Bronx

ASPCA is expected to open a community veterinary center in the South Bronx next Spring. The community hopes the center will address some of the persistent issues with the mobile clinics.

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Next to Woodlawn Cemetery, another graveyard: abandoned cars

One fall day, the Bronx Ink counted 26 18-wheelers, five abandoned vehicles, four RV’s, eight parked tow trucks, six cargo vans, five minivans, three double decker buses, two piles of at least six trash bags each, and one dead raccoon.

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Stone Soup of the South Bronx

The sixth annual Big Bronx Sancochazo mixes salsa, spices and collective Caribbean pride Brook Park

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At Bronx town hall, concerns about criminal justice, housing

A small group of Bronx residents gathered at Monroe College on Thursday, Sep. 12, to express concerns and listen to their state senators’ legislative accomplishments.

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Bronx Puerto Rican Parade Embraces Diversity

This year’s Bronx Puerto Rican Day Parade is expected to be a strong showing of the Bronx’s growing ethnic diversity.

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BankNote building, in Hunts Point, South Bronx

Cryptocurrency Comes to The Bronx

Twenty-eight percent of residents in East Tremont and Morrisania have no bank accounts. One Bronx high school teacher believes cryptocurrency may be the answer.

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