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Hurricane Sandy News from Local Businesses - Bronx

The superstorm Sandy (dubbed by news media as "Frankenstorm") rocked all of NYC, including the Bronx, and much of our surrounding area. Many area businesses have been affected by the hurricane.

Local businesses throughout the Bronx--including Riverdale, Kingsbridge, Marble Hill, Woodlawn, Norwood, Bedford Park, Fordham, Belmont, University Heights, Melrose, Highbridge, Tremont, Wakefield, Eastchester, Pelham Bay, City Island, Morris Park, Castle Hill, Parkchester, Throggs Neck, and Soundview--are rising to the challenge of repairing our communities and helping out. Beyond donating food, water, emergency goods, clothing, and money towards relief, you can help by supporting your local businesses as they rebuild.

Scroll through to find the latest news and what businesses are doing to help.



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