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Extra Street Cleaning Services Coming to East Tremont Avenue

Starting October 17, East Tremont Avenue may get a little cleaner, thanks to a city contract with Fedcap, a local cleaning company in the South Bronx, which provides jobs to the formerly homeless, unemployed, and incarcerated.

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Unofficial American: A Mexican Immigrant in the Bronx

The United States is the only country Israel Sanchez has ever known, yet he cannot vote in the upcoming presidential election that could determine his immigration status.

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Giving Back in the Bronx

Giving Back in the Bronx

After 22 years behind bars, Ronald Goodwin came back to his community in the southern Bronx to make it a better place for the young.

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Low-income tenants may get right to free counsel

Evictions are the number one cause for homelessness in New York and the most common reason people end up in shelters. A new bill proposed by City Council Members Mark Levine and Vanessa Gibson intends to level the playing field in New York’s housing courts, guaranteeing free lawyers to the poor who face eviction or foreclosure.

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Naloxone: A Life Saver in a Neglected World

An injection of the drug Naloxone can reverse the effect of opioid overdose, but the success rate depends on rapid response.

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Back to School with Councilman King

Around 1,500 middle school children receive books and a boost from the chancellor and City Councilmember Andrew King

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Sobering conditions at Narco Freedom’s three-quarter homes

Mott Haven’s Narco Freedom executives are charged with pilfering medicaid funds, while clients languish in their sober homes under poor conditions

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Dreams and Nightmares

The city’s health department reports a steady rise in heroin deaths over the last four years. One-quarter of those deaths are in the Bronx. This is the story of a survivor.

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