Archive | Bronx Neighborhoods

More Homeless in the City since the Great Depression

The homeless population has grown by 45 percent since Bloomberg took office.

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Morrisania Food Bank Is Running on Empty

Each week, more than 1,000 food pantries and soup kitchens in New York City give food to the city’s hungry.

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Fire Destroys Five Businesses in Hunts Point

A severe fire destroyed five businesses last night along Southern Boulevard in Hunts Point.

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Samaná’s Destiny

Hostos features photos of Samaná, a lush beach in the Dominican Republic.

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In Marble Hill, an Oasis Amid a Food Desert

Sarah Shaikh, community outreach organizer for Schervier Nursing Care Facility, isn’t pleased with the healthy options for the residents of the West Bronx neighborhood of Marble Hill.

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On Webster Avenue, Aftermath of an Attack

On Webster Avenue, Aftermath of an Attack

A Muslim-American baker was beaten on his way to pray last June.

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Vanishing Post Offices

The US Postal Service slated seven post offices in the Bronx for closure; Crotona Park Station Post Office along with Botanical, Clason Point, Hillside, Melcourt, Oak Point, and Van Nest post offices.

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An Old Warrior Battles Yankee Fever

by Jose Leyva Ramon Jimenez has built his career on building community movements and fighting legal battles on behalf of regular people in the Bronx, from injured construction workers to low-income tenants. But in his 20 years as a lawyer and activist, Jimenez has never faced such a formidable opponent as the New York Yankees. […]

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