Archive | Southern Bronx

Incubating new businesses in Hunts Point

Local entrepreneurs vie for space to expand and prosper.

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For Bronx women, some help on a tough road to college

A college prep program in Mott Haven is showing Bronx women a path to college.

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Take the cannoli — with a heavy dollop of family tradition

Anthony Artuso Sr. has cannoli and business smarts in his genes.

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Posted in Food, Food and Beyond, Southern Bronx4 Comments

Why don’t more women sign up for free mammograms?

Only about 3,000 out of 20,000 uninsured Bronx women over 40 use free screening.

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The green roof that keeps on giving

The DOE is phasing out the Alfred E. Smith High School program that supports the project.

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After a violent childhood, a martial arts teacher passes on lessons in self-defense

No longer the victim, he helps others fight back.

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How I Got My First Koran

An interview with unexpected results.

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Trying to stop the killing

Danny Barber organizes an anti-violence youth rally in response to a rash of shootings.

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