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Lincoln Hospital Achieves Prestigious Palliative Care Certification

Hospital Lincoln Recibe Prestigiosa Certificación de Atención Paliativa

Hospital Lincoln Recibe Prestigiosa Certificación de Atención Paliativa

Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in the South Bronx, has become the only hospital in the borough and one of two hospitals...
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I Love the Bronx: St. Peter’s Church, Parkchester and Appreciation

Amo el Bronx: Iglesia de San Pedro, Parkchester y su apreciación

Amo el Bronx: Iglesia de San Pedro, Parkchester y su apreciación

On Westchester Avenue, near Westchester Square, stands St. Peter’s Episcopalian Church. I was fascinated with this Gothic Revival...
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Healthy Living: It takes a village

Vivir saludable: Toma un pueblo

Vivir saludable: Toma un pueblo

The “Healthy Village” fitness and wellness initiative from Healthfirst was kicked off at the Claremont Housing Development.

If you want to know how to lose weight properly, turn off the television – it won’t be on “The Biggest Loser”. “Weight loss is a process, and it’s not quick,” said Doctor J. Douglas Reich...
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A walk in white demands end to violence

Caminata en blanco demanda fin a la violencia

Caminata en blanco demanda fin a la violencia

On Wednesday, the streets went white. Hundreds of women in white wedding and formal dresses gathered together to march through Washington Heights.
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I Love the Bronx: City of Water Day
Yo amo el Bronx: Día del Agua de la ciudad

Esta semana, nos escribe acerca de cómo los residentes del Bronx pueden celebrar el Día del Agua de la ciudad de manera personal...
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A Big Gulp
Un gran trago

Getting people on board with giving up their super-sized drinks has proven a challenge for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who recently proposed a city-wide ban on sugary drinks over...
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REGRETS
BROKEN

What it took me to show you that I love you...

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The Bronx Free Press Turns Two: A look back, and forward
Una ojeada al pasado y al futuro

It is hard to imagine but just this week, two years ago, we published our first edition of the Bronx Free Press and that this is our 106th issue...
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I Love the Bronx: The Bronx River Alliance
Yo Amo El Bronx: ‘The Bronx River Alliance’

As part of our ongoing BFP series highlighting the various favorite spaces, things and people of many of our readers...
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IT’S TIME TO CUT THE FRAUD TAX
ES HORA DE PARAR EL FRAUDE FISCAL

New York State adopted its no-fault auto insurance system in the 1970’s to contain litigation costs, which were driving up...
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Health Plus is joining Amerigroup!
¡Health Plus se une a Amerigroup!

You may have heard the news about Health Plus being acquired by Amerigroup. Amerigroup is another New York health...
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Seeking to ensure the diversity of NYC as high-tech capital
Buscando asegurar la diversidad de NYC como capital de alta tecnología

Aunque los lunes típicamente no son recibidos con mucho entusiasmo por muchos estudiantes, este pasado lunes, 27 de febrero...
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Sweet and beautiful

Purim, which began this past Wednesday night, commemorates the triumph over an enemy who sought to vanquish the Jews...

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An Early Start on a Healthy Smile
Comienzo Temprano para una Sonrisa Sana

La buena salud dental es vital para la salud general. Esta es una frase que debemos tomar muy en serio...
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A ‘Lot’ of Promise Fulfilled: Acacia breaks ground on The Mosholu Gardens
Una promesa cumplida: Acacia comienza ‘The Mosholu Gardens’

A primera vista no parece nada extraordinario, solo un estrecho de tierra fresca y rocas. Pero el espacio dista mucho de estar...
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Congressional district rouses clear show of unity from Bronx leaders
Distrito congresional provoca demostración de unidad entre líderes del Bronx

Los líderes comunitarios y oficiales electos del Bronx se unificaron esta pasada semana en una demostración declarativa...
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Power to Learn: exploring Latino cultures (and doing her homework)
Poder para aprender: explorando diversidad dentro de las culturas latinas

Mientras que algunos adultos podrían encontrar difícil articular las complejidades de la identidad y la cultura, la estudiante de...
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Talking the Bronx

It was announced this past week that two Bronx institutions are hiring for the new season...

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Giants win, and fans celebrate in the neighborhood

Bars were crowded around the city this past Sunday night for the Giants-49ers playoff game. And the Applebee’s Restaurant in the Gateway Center of the Bronx was no exception. Despite the enthusiasm, there was no rowdiness; the atmosphere was mellow...

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Success and wellness, one step at a time, at WSPT

Exito y bienestar, Paso a Paso, en WSPT

Exito y bienestar, Paso a Paso, en WSPT

Success for Jason Ruta – more so than for others – can be measured in very small steps. Ruta is the director of physical therapy at the Westchester Square Physical...

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“Brides” in white – and in step – march against violence

“Novias” en Blanco y en Fila Marchan contra la Violencia

“Novias” en Blanco y en Fila Marchan contra la Violencia

Rising early in the day, Josie Ashton took care in donning the white wedding dress. Cloaked in her formal attire, she traveled to Fort Washington Presbyterian Church in Washington Heights...
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A Beauty Queen and her New Reign

Una reina de belleza y su nuevo reinado

Una reina de belleza y su nuevo reinado

La Cámara de Comercio de Cosmetología y Belleza Hispana de Nueva York inauguró el Año Nuevo con un paso histórico, ya que introdujo un nuevo programa certificado que por primera vez contará con la colaboración de un colegio....
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