Monday, 28 July 2014

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Summer Brings Fresh Produce to Northern Neighborhoods

Summer Brings Fresh Produce to Northern Neighborhoods

Vendors populate the streets of Upper Manhattan and the Bronx, bringing fruits and vegetables to neighborhoods often without access to fresh produce, reports Manhattan Times.

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Strength through Samosas

Strength through Samosas

A Bangladeshi women's workers cooperative based in East Harlem is selling samosas to local businesses to economically empower its members, reports Open City.

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Safety Monitors Unwatched in NYCHA Complexes?

Safety Monitors Unwatched in NYCHA Complexes?

Residents of some public housing complexes in the Bronx say expensive security systems have done nothing to deter crime, Mott Haven Herald reports.

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The Faces of the Industrial Bronx

The Faces of the Industrial Bronx

Martine Fougeron's photos of the workers and workplaces of Port Morris and Hunts Point are now on display, reports Hunts Point Express.

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Bangla Boom in the Bronx

Bangla Boom in the Bronx

CUNY TV's Independent Sources visits Parkchester to find out how Bengalis found their way to the neighborhood in the eastern Bronx.

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Vote at Bronx’s CB8 Stirs Controversy

Vote at Bronx’s CB8 Stirs Controversy

Dominican-born Maria Khury lost her bid for the chairmanship of Community Board 8, in a vote some supporters deem racist, reports The Riverdale Press.

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New Group in Bronx Helps Young Men

New Group in Bronx Helps Young Men

A new leadership program in the Bronx gives young men a "safe place" to meet and talk, reports The Hunts Point Express.

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Two More Districts Report Pre-K Mismatch

Two More Districts Report Pre-K Mismatch

Community-based organizations are getting more inquiries about pre-K seats in Brooklyn's School District 20 and School District 11 in the Bronx, where large numbers of eligible students were not matched, report community papers.

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‘South Bronx Ignites’ in First Block Party

‘South Bronx Ignites’ in First Block Party

The event brought residents, performers and vendors together, and for locals, was a major step in the right direction for the community, reports Mott Haven Herald.

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Can Espaillat Beat Rangel the Second Time Around?

Can Espaillat Beat Rangel the Second Time Around?

Two years ago, longtime Congressman Charles Rangel survived Adriano Espaillat's primary challenge. This time, things could be different, reports El Diario/La Prensa in a political analysis.

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Program to Help Bronx LGBTQ Youth

Program to Help Bronx LGBTQ Youth

A new program sensitive to the health challenges of LGBTQ youth in the Bronx was unveiled by Montefiore Medical Center, Norwood News reports.

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