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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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Despite years of reform, NYC subways remain inaccessible

New York’s transit system is the largest in North America. However, only a quarter of its 472 stations are wheelchair accessible. Despite proposals to add more elevators, the planned changes can’t come soon enough.

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A Zone of Neglect

In the same area as 10 schools, 1,200 discarded syringes and syringe pieces were found scattered in Mott Haven and South Bronx. This ongoing issues has caused community members to mobilize to keep the streets safer for students.

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Bronx District Attorney Curbs Stop-and-Frisk Abuses

Bronx prosecutors are the first in the city to require police to justify in person each stop-and-frisk trespassing arrest.

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For transgender people, health care is scarce, say experts

For transgender people, health care is scarce, say experts

At a health conference in the Bronx, experts say that stigma, lack of access are serious problems for those in transition.

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Bronx’s oldest residents honored [Slideshow]

Bronx Borough president Ruben Diaz Jr. called on the borough’s most senior citizens to kick off Bronx Week with a day of dancing, socializing and chowing down on chicken milanese.

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Kingsbridge to get a new farmers’ market this summer

This summer, Kingsbridge Heights will have access to fresh produce in the borough’s fourth market run by youth

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Northern Bronx hopes for flood relief

Five years later, northern Bronx residents still haven’t seen flooding relief from city.

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