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On a West Bronx Street, Small Businesses Brace for Change

City and community plans to spruce up a commercial zone on Burnside Avenue in the West Bronx could run into rising rents and an influx of bigger businesses.

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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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Bronx Man Robbed After Wiring Money to Friend in Need

A 73 year-old Bronx man was robbed and beaten last night in Mount Eden after wiring money to a friend in need of relief efforts after Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti. Roland Joachin was walking on E. Mount Eden Ave when three men approached him, put him in a headlock and stole his wallet and cell […]

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Women’s Film Series Draws Audiences to The Bronx Documentary Center

For the rare chance to watch award-winning film festival movies in Melrose, crowds gather in The Bronx Documentary Center for the 2nd annual Women’s Film Series.

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Motorcyclist Injured in South Bronx, Police Arrest Good Samaritan

A motorcyclist crashed on a South Bronx street, and the man who first rushed to his aid was eventually arrested.

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Jerome Rezoning Plans Slammed at a Spirited Public Hearing

Residents were vocal in their concerns about housing affordability and tenant displacement as they grilled City officials on plans to redevelop Jerome Avenue at Bronx Community College.

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Ambitious Plan is Hatched to Save Jerome Avenue’s Auto Industry

With Jerome Avenue’s auto repairs industry set to be uprooted, a move to a new “auto mall” in Hunts Point may be on the cards.

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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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