Neighborhood Notes

Bronx Youth Heard
The Norwood News is accepting applications for Bronx Youth Heard, a free afterschool program that teaches journalism skills to Bronx high school students ages 14 to 18. Applications are available online at For more information, contact David Cruz, program director for Bronx Youth Heard and editor-in-chief of Norwood News, at or at (718) 324-4998. The deadline is Monday, Jan. 25.

Immigration/Legal Services
Immigration and legal services are available at the Office of Councilman Fernando Cabrera, 107 E. Burnside Ave. Appointments are required. To schedule one, call (347) 590-2875.

Free 2016 NYC Parking Calendar
Free 2016 parking calendars are available at the office of Assemblyman Jeffrey Dinowitz, 3107 Kingsbridge Ave., between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. The calendars are also available on his website by going to For more information, call (718) 796-5345.

Foreclosure Prevention
The Northwest Bronx Resource Center, 2715 Bainbridge Ave., hosts a foreclosure prevention workshop every first and third Thursday of each month from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Speak to a specialist from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to learn how to stay in your home. To schedule an appointment, call (718) 933-2539.

Free Income Tax Guide
A free copy of the “2015 Income Tax Guide” by the Financial Advisors Group is available to anyone. The guide covers current tax law provisions, capital gains and losses, and plenty more. Call (347) 575-5045 to request a copy.

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