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The Future of Gifted Education in the Bronx Bronx acupuncture center for addiction fighting to survive How HIV outreach is tackling an “invisible crisis” in The Bronx Prescriptions lag as Bronx battles opioid epidemic
 

The Future of Gifted Education in the Bronx

A recommendation that Mayor Bill de Blasio phase out all New York City gifted programs has left the fate of gifted education in the Bronx uncertain. If implemented, the programs, which are comprised predominantly of black and Latino students, would come to an end.

Bronx acupuncture center for addiction fighting to survive

The Mott Haven Lincoln Recovery Center was once a popular therapeutic refuge for drug addicts, but where have the patients gone?

How HIV outreach is tackling an “invisible crisis” in The Bronx

While New York celebrates declining HIV rates, healthcare advocates in the Bronx narrow their focus to where services aren’t reaching people.

Prescriptions lag as Bronx battles opioid epidemic

Prescriptions of life-saving buprenorphine lag in the Bronx. A legacy of bureaucracy and stigma are to blame.

Subway candy seller makes $150 a day

01 December 2011

This candy seller has been hawking M&M's on the D train for 14 years.

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INTERACTIVE MAP: Bronx unemployment by neighborhood

01 December 2011

This interactive map displays the 2010 unemployment rates for each Bronx neighborhood. The darker shade green represents a higher rate of unemployment. Click on each neighborhood to see its statistics and poverty rate. SOURCE: 2010 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates

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Graphic: Unemployment rates in the Bronx from 2005-2010

01 December 2011

Report problems to embedding@chartle.net The chart above shows the effects of the 2008 recession on the soaring unemployment rates experienced in the Bronx, NYC and the nation at large, as well as the gradual economic recovery during the last year. Although the Bronx mostly mirrored economic trends taking place in the rest of the country, […]

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Interactive: Bronx unemployment by age

01 December 2011

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Taking Advil to schools

30 November 2011

As schools nationwide watch budgets dwindle, for-profit companies have stepped in. However, critics see gifts from these companies not as goodwill, but as a way of marketing to children.

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Albanians celebrate together in the Bronx

28 November 2011

Albanian-Americans celebrated their heritage at an annual gala dinner

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Lorelei Fountain survived wars and vandals

24 November 2011

The Lorelei Fountain has had a dramatic history, having faced an ocean and more than a century, wars both abroad and at home, and vandalism and urban renewal.

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Running for president of the Dominican Republic–from the South Bronx

22 November 2011

A Bishop and real estate manager running for president of the Dominican Republic, from a Bronx salsa club.

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