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Small wonders at Lincoln Hospital

Health July 12, 2018 at 8:26 am 0 comments

The Smallest Mollusk Museum, an interactive mini-museum about the size of a refrigerator, is turning heads in the lobby of Lincoln Hospital, while turning young people onto science through an educational initiative that documents the history of invertebrates.

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New community center comes a step closer to reality

Culture July 11, 2018 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

For the second straight year, a shuttered medical facility in the heart of Mott Haven was the site of a daylong festival for community members to show pride in their neighborhood.

Betances Houses hosts second annual Green Day

Betances Houses hosts second annual Green Day

Education, Housing July 8, 2018 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

Dozens of residents from local housing projects came together on June 29 in order to promote anti-violence for young people at the second annual Green Day, a community effort to plant flowers and improve local gardens.

Governor announces $10 million infusion for South Bronx

Governor announces $10 million infusion for South Bronx

Economy, Politics July 4, 2018 at 2:25 pm 0 comments

The governor was at Boricua College on July 3 to announce $10 million in state investment for parts of the South Bronx.

Exhibit explores Bronx women photographers’ perspectives 

Exhibit explores Bronx women photographers’ perspectives 

Art July 2, 2018 at 8:09 am 0 comments

A new exhibit at the Longwood Art Gallery at Hostos trains its lens on motherhood, sexuality, immigration and race through the eyes of seven Bronx women of color. 

dreamBronx’s middle school program invests in students’ futures

dreamBronx’s middle school program invests in students’ futures

Education July 2, 2018 at 8:01 am 0 comments

The faith-based A House on Beekman program serves families that live between East 138 and 143 streets.

Revitalized community garden opens on College Ave.

Revitalized community garden opens on College Ave.

Parks June 25, 2018 at 6:09 pm 0 comments

A small, rectangular lot on College Avenue that until two years ago sat vacant in the shadow of tall buildings is now on its way to becoming an oasis, thanks to the efforts of neighborhood volunteers and a citywide nonprofit. 

Proposed national gun policy could pose a threat to New Yorkers

Police June 24, 2018 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

Local initiatives to combat gun violence in New York City may not be enough to undo the harm that could be done if a policy proposal being pushed by the National Rifle Association to legalize carrying concealed firearms across state lines passes. That was the takeaway at a June 7Read More