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After Sandy, Hunts Point’s Low Lying Areas Struggle with Flooding

Sandy struck hard in the East Bronx, home of the region’s largest food distribution market.

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Will New WIC Rules Mean Healthier Bronx Kids?

WIC was first created to provide emergency milk and cheese to hungry children of low-income Americans. It now provides expert nutritional advice and vouchers for fresh produce. Is it working?

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West African Patients Lost in Translation

Before the Diaspora Clinic opened, health workers at the Martin Luther King Hospital found that many patients who speak minority languages ended up in emergency rooms.

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State Pulls Funding from Highbridge’s only Mental Health Clinic for Children

Astor at Highbridge, a mental health clinic for children and adolescents in the Highbridge section of the Bronx, will lose three-quarters of its funding from New York State by next year.

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From Weeds to a Healthy Harvest at Fordham

A student transformed abandoned land at Fordham University into an on-campus farm, offering fresh organic vegetables to both Fordham students and residents in the Bronx.

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Bronx Kids: Lace Up Your Skates

The new Van Cortlandt Park ice skating rink opening on Nov. 15 promises to teach the Bronx to skate again.

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Facebook Complaints About Valet Parking Spur Action

Restaurants with valet parking are accused of making Bronxdale Avenue difficult to live near and drive on.

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Hunts Point Residents March to Raise HIV Awareness

The community’s first AIDS walk attracted about 180 marchers. Walking from Southern Boulevard to the Peninsula they wanted to raise awareness about the high HIV rate in the neighborhood.

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