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A Comic in the Community Board

Mike “Juan Bago” Diaz has been bringing together his Washington Heights community with laughter and good times for years — and he brings this same comedic spirit to Manhattan’s Community Board 12.

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Austerity in the Caribbean

Austerity measures set to take place next month in their home country have brought some of New York’s Dominican community out to protest and call for an end to government “corruption.”

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The View From Washington Heights

A Washington Heights mother isn’t dealing with property loss or evacuation after Hurricane Sandy. Instead, Andrea Mata, is wondering how to handle kids that have become a handful.

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Deli Worker’s Death Inspires Community Activism

Protesters have poured onto the streets of the South Bronx at least three times demanding justice for Cuevas’ death.

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