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Thieves Steal $700 From Restaurant Employee, Police Say

Four men stole about $700 and several credit cards from a staffer at Changarrito, according to the NYPD.

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Beloved Mott Haven Woman Struck and Killed Crossing the Street

Candida Acosta, 74, was on her way to buy a cup of coffee when she was hit by an SUV  Tuesday.

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Teen Shot Near Bronx Housing Development

The 16-year-old victim was in stable condition, officials said.

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Bronx Chickens Get on Twitter to Spread Healthy Food Message

A group of chickens at a volunteer-run coop in Mott Haven have their own social media presence.

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Police Search for Two Missing Bronx Girls

Tiana Hartgrove and Pahjrie Roman-Dodja, both 12, went missing Thursday morning, police said.

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Mott Haven Food Pantry Overflows With Rotten Vegetables, Neighbors Say

Hungry residents are forced to find edible vegetables among boxes of rotting produce, residents say.

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Bronx Lawmakers Pitch Bill to Help Communities Keep Out Strip Clubs

The bill was inspired by community leaders in Hunts Point, who say topless bars breed crime.

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Syringe Exchange and Health Clinic for Drug Users Expands in Mott Haven

CitiWide Harm Reduction added a health clinic in March. Next week, it will launch an in-house pharmacy.

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Mott Haven's Women-Led Farm Contends with Weeds, Thieves and Wary Locals

La Finca del Sur, a 2.5-acre farm on 138th Street, will host a neighborhood celebration on Saturday.

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East Harlem Residents Vote on How to Spend $1M From City Budget

Harlem Residents can vote for up to five projects to receive the city's $1 million discretionary funds.

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South Bronx Group Calls For FreshDirect Boycott

The group, South Bronx Unite, travelled to the Upper West Side Wednesday to recruit supporters.

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Apartment Towers Approved for Former Mott Haven Community Garden Site

Douglaston Development has been approved to build on the greenspace, but other locals oppose the project.

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Third Avenue Grows as a Fitness Oasis, Surrounded by Fast Food

The Hub commercial strip between Melrose and Mott Haven has many gyms, but even more unhealthy eateries.

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Mott Haven Residents Vie for $1 Million in City Council Discretionary Funds

Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito set aside money for projects suggested and selected by the community.

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Panel Votes to Close Six Bronx Schools, Despite Protests

The city education panel approved DOE plans to phase out five Bronx high schools and to shrink another.

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