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Have You Heard of the Lincoln Collective?

Today’s guest blogger, Merlin Chowkwanyun, is an assistant professor of sociomedical sciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. He will present “The Lincoln Collective: The World of New York City Health Activism in the 1970s” at the Academy on May 24.

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Two Cops Shot in Bronx During de Blasio's State of the City Address

Mayor Bill de Blasio found his annual progress report tragically overshadowed tonight, as two police officers suffered gunshot wounds in a clash with suspects in the Bronx just blocks from where Mr. 836 more words

Bill De Blasio

2 NYPD officers wounded in Bronx public housing shooting

MELROSE, Bronx – Authorities say two NYPD officers have been shot and wounded by a gunman they encountered in the stairwell of a  South Bronx public housing project they were patrolling, and the gunman has killed himself. 388 more words


Bronx Legionnaires' Outbreak Is 'Largest' in New York City's History

Health officials said today that the ongoing outbreak of Legionnaire’s disease in the South Bronx is unprecedented for New York City—but said the illness poses little risk to most healthy adults and that the number of new cases is likely to decline. 703 more words

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