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 By Colleen Long (AP) Storms and the tides are unearthing the long-hidden bones of Hart Island, creating eerie scenes of skulls, femurs and collarbones on this sliver of land where New York City's destitute dead have for 150 years been sent off to be unceremoniously buried and forgotten. After photos...

 By Dana Rubinstein Annette Gallo was 10 years old when her brother Peter sent her a letter, from his orphanage to hers: “Last Wednesday morning something bad happened to papa.” Papa was Luigi Roma, their father, who had died from pneumonia and tuberculosis at Norwegian Hospital in Brooklyn. Their mother...

 By Dan Goldberg Mayor Bill de Blasio made it perfectly clear to reporters, legislators, radio hosts and anyone else who asked about a feasibility study on supervised injection facilities that it would be released soon. Soon meant soon, the mayor said in January, February and March. Everyone knows what soon means, the mayor said....

 By Aline Reynolds Bronx resident John Sattaur relies on city buses to go practically everywhere, including work. He takes three different buses to get to his job at the New York Public Library, which is less than four miles away from his apartment. On a bad day, his roundabout commute...

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