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Yorkville pantry helps hungry New Yorkers

As many New York families prepare to celebrate the holiday season, a stagnant national economy means less money to put food on the table. In New York City alone, the jobless rate has hit 10 percent.

South Bronx housing projects help struggling residents
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South Bronx housing projects help struggling residents

The Bronx Parent Housing Network, a non-profit organization, runs four housing facilities in the South Bronx community, each one designed to meet the needs of the homeless population.

NYC Marathon: Ethiopian pride
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NYC Marathon: Ethiopian pride

While most fans standing at the finish line of the New York City Marathon kept their eyes fixed on the runners, Terguame Haddis and Selome Argaw couldn’t keep their eyes off each other.

AIDS awareness resonates in Bronx
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AIDS awareness resonates in Bronx

When Milagra Cortes contracted HIV 21 years ago, she knew her life was far from over. Cortes and her late husband, both from Puerto Rico, represent just two of the countless Latinos in the Bronx disproportionately affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.