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COVID-19 spawns food relief efforts

Workers clad in gloves and masks are handing out thousands of free meals daily across the Bronx, at sites ranging...

Andrew Yang pledges $1 million in coronavirus relief to the Bronx

Former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang is bringing some financial relief to the Bronx and beyond. Yang announced that he...

Hunts Point food wholesaler expands deliveries

As grocery stores struggle to stock empty shelves and customers find it increasingly difficult to get their items delivered during...

Coronavirus testing stations in Bronx identified

Lincoln and Jacobi Hospitals and two community-based health centers in the Bronx have been identified as coronavirus testing sites by...

Elected officials consider ways to lighten Covid-19’s heavy load

Food distribution market workers are equivalent of 'first responders,' says councilman Elected officials are weighing in on ways to ease...

Ritchie Torres tests positive for Covid-19

The virus sending panic across the globe has made its mark on the Bronx political scene. City Councilman Ritchie Torres...

Coronavirus takes toll on local restaurants

La Morada, the Mexican restaurant in Mott Haven known for its award-winning tacos, has seen a lag in business since...

Virus hampers efforts at full census count

Isha Sumner was confronted with something she didn’t expect on Thursday: silence. As a local Census 2020 manager, Sumner expected...

Amid coronavirus fears, campaigns shift outreach strategies

Candidates in the race for Congress in the South Bronx are shifting the way they run for office, amid fears...

Mott Haven & Hunts Point brace for virus

The bustling commercial streets of Hunts Point and Mott Haven offer little evidence of the coronavirus pandemic traumatizing much of...