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Coronavirus Blamed For Part of Crime Spike in Brownsville

Anthony Newerls says that in his 20 years of working with anti- violence programs in the city, never has his job been more challenging. “COVID definitely exposed some of the underlying conditions that we have in our community today,” Newerls says. Newerls is the program director of BIVO, Brownsville in Violence …

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Teachers Fear Bringing Coronavirus Home

NEW YORK — For 15 years, Iolani Grullon entered classrooms in September, excited for the academic year ahead. This week, all she could think about was what working in a school during a pandemic might mean for her 13-year-old daughter, Chloe, a heart transplant recipient. “She had her transplant when she …

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