Taking Care of the Caregiver: 5 Tips for Nurturing Yourself this Summer

Dubbed the “sandwich generation,” those in their mid-thirties and forties are in a unique position. Though sometimes we’d prefer the phrase to refer to an affinity for ham and mustard on rye, it actually alludes to how this group of people is “sandwiched” between two sets of responsibilities: raising young


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Inquiring Photographer

This week we asked readers their thoughts on a recent public hearing by the Rent Guidelines Board to determine whether to increase rents, despite already indicating it will raise rents by 1 to 3 percent once it’s official. Tenants need to know that there’s a [Department of Housing Community and


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Health Check: Rethink Your Drink

Trying to beat the heat in the hot summer months can be hard work, but staying hydrated doesn’t have to be. Hydration is one of the easiest and most effective ways to stay cool, and making healthy beverage choices is important. It’s one reason why Montefiore Health System’s Office of


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Opinion: Acknowledge Oval Park’s Milestone

Williamsbridge Oval Park — or simply “The Oval” — turns 80 this September. It’s Norwood’s epicenter on the map and in our hearts. It was built between 1934 and 1937 on the site of an abandoned reservoir by the Works Progress Administration (WPA) of President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal, which


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Neighborhood Notes

Sen. Bailey Office Hrs. at MMCC Constituent service hours by the office of state Sen. Jamaal T. Bailey are now available at Mosholu Montefiore Community Center (MMCC), 3450 DeKalb Ave., every first and third Wednesday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and every second and fourth Wednesday


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Out & About: Horses and K9s, Oh My!

Editor’s Pick  Horses and K9 Dogs, Oh My! The public is invited to the 52nd Precinct’s 3rd annual Open House Meet and Greet on June 23 from 3 to 6 p.m. at 3016 Webster Ave. On hand will be officers and executive staffs, civilian staff and special units as well


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52nd Precinct Increases Patrols at St. James Park

The 52nd Precinct is upping patrols in and around St. James Park in Fordham after noticing a rise in gang-related disputes over the last month. “St. James Park is going to be a big concern for us,” said Deputy Inspector Peter Fiorillo in a 52nd Precinct Community Council meeting. “I’m


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Celebrating Centenarians at St. Patrick’s Home

St. Patrick’s Home for the Aged and Infirm held its annual Centennial Celebration for their residents who have reached the milestone of 100 years of age. The senior residence honored five centenarians: Julia Bizarri, 104, Annina Walsh, 102, Antoinette Cortina, 102, Sr. Benigna Consolata, O. Carm., 101, and Mary Palermo,


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Latest Edition of Norwood News is Out!

Dear Fellow Readers! The latest edition of Norwood News, covering community news in the Bronx, is out with plenty of stories that will get you talking. We can start with the beginning, with page 1 and a local story on Whalen Park receiving a $2 million upgrade. We go back in


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