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Honoring The Victims | The Manhattan Times

The following are the names of the 17 casualties, listed from the youngest, a two-year-old to the oldest, age 50. Ousmane Konteh, age 2, male Fatoumata Dukureh, age 5, female Omar Jambay, age 6, male Haouwa Mahamdou, age 5, female…

Pass on prosecution | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen Not on his watch. New Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg does not plan to prosecute offenses like transit fare evasion, prostitution and marijuana misdemeanors. In a memo sent to staff members on January 3, Bragg outlined…

Drawing light, live | Bronx Free Press

By Sherry Mazzocchi View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Moth (@mothstories) The Moth. Known for stories that hit listeners right in the heart, often by way of the solar plexus, the tales told live stay…

What to Know About Covid-19 Vaccine Boosters | Bronx Free Press

By Dr. Dave A. Chokshi Recently, important updates about the Covid-19 vaccine were announced—that certain people are now eligible for a “booster” dose. Since the beginning of Covid-19, our scientific understanding of the virus has constantly evolved, and many New…

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Pop-up pantries help Bronxites in need | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen Rolando Rodríguez got his wish – and then some. A food pantry supervisor at Catholic Charities of New York, Rodríguez sought out a job with the agency because he wanted to help borough residents who were…

Late fees eliminated at NYC libraries | Bronx Free Press

By Gregg McQueen View this post on Instagram A post shared by The New York Public Library (@nypl) It’s a finale for the fees. New York City library patrons will no longer be charged late fees on books and…