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Health / Video

Longwood program battles surge in drug use

Longwood program battles surge in drug use

As of 2016, 34 in every 100,000 residents in the Bronx died from an overdose, more than gun homicides and car crashes combined, according to a study by the New York Department of Health.

News

Five Hunts Point young people honored

Shandle Burton, at the mic, was among five Hunts Point young people honored for their contributions to the community on Feb. 26.

Five Yankee youth award winners named.

Art

Show honors hip-hop greats

GrandWizzard Theodore spins at The Bronx Revolution and the Birth of Hip-Hop.

Casita Maria threw a birthday bash for hip-hop in a multimedia extravaganza on Oct. 5.

Art

Artists add color to the South Bronx

Artists add color to the South Bronx

Hunts Point and Mott Haven are the canvas for two new arts projects.

Government / Politics

Arroyo swamps Pabon to retain Council seat

Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo celebrates victory with at The Clock Bar in Port Morris on primary day.

The incumbent will be back representing Hunts Point and Longwood, after surviving a vigorous challenge from upstart Julio Pabon.

Education

Gospel singing lights path for PS 48 kids

The Songcorp group sings a gospel at PS 48.

A teacher uses gospel music to transform some formerly rowdy preteens into music enthusiasts.

Housing / Politics

Mayoral candidates debate housing

Supporters of embattled mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner stood outside Thessalonia Worship Center in Longwood on July 29.

Mayoral hopefuls faced off in Longwood to debate proposed policies on issues that concern New Yorkers, but one—scandal-scarred Anthony Weiner—left early, to address the media.

Jobs

Census bureau hiring

This fall, the U.S. Census Bureau will hire over 500 temporary Field Representatives to conduct the New York City Housing & Vacancy Survey. The survey is conducted every three years to comply with the city’s rent regulation laws. The jobs are expected to last between four-and-six months.┬áTraining is paid and […]

Crime / News

No justice for Trayvon, protesters say

Protestors marched on Southern Boulevard on July 15, denouncing the acquittal of George Zimmerman in Florida.

Hundreds took to the streets of Hunts Point and Longwood on July 15 to speak out against a Florida jury’s decision to acquit watchman George Zimmerman of charges he murdered Trayvon Martin in cold blood.