Neighborhood Notes

Snow Laborers Sought
NYC seeks emergency snow laborers to help remove snow and ice from bus stops, step streets, and other locations throughout the city this winter. Interested applicants must be at least 18, eligible to work in the USA and capable of performing heavy physical labor. Registration is at the DOT garage, Bronx Yard, Mosholu Avenue and Broadway (Van Cortlandt Park), weekdays from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. Bring two small photos (1-1/2” square), original and copy of two forms of ID, and SS card or Tax ID number. Hourly salary is $15; and $22.50 after 40 hours are worked in a week.

NYS Gov’t Internships
Hundreds of new summer internships for students are available throughout New York State government. The internship is available to undergraduate and graduate students interested in the work of governing and policy-making. To apply, go to

Stop The Bleed
A workshop on how to prevent stop blood loss for shooting victims will be held March 30 at 7 p.m. at Bartow Center, 2049 Bartow Ave. For more information, call (718) 918-3827.

After the Arrest Workshop
The Bronx District Attorney’s Office, 198 E. 161st St. (3rd floor Litigation Training Room), will host a free workshop offering an overview of the arrest-to-arraignment process in Criminal Court on March 29 from 5:45 to 8 p.m., including an understanding of Central Booking and the Complaint Room. For more information, call (718) 590-2272 or to RSVP, call Robert Barnes at (718) 838-7461 or email

Free NYS Tax Filing Assistance
The NYS Tax Department is hosting free online tax return filing for individuals or families in the Bronx with Federal adjusted incomes of $64,000 or less. Online assistance is offered from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Eastchester Library (1385 E. Gun Hill Rd.) on select Wednesdays and at the Melrose Library (910 Morris Ave.) on select Fridays. For more information and a detailed schedule, visit

Free Tax Filing Service
Free income tax preparation for qualifying residents is available at University Neighborhood Housing Program (UNHP) on select Wednesdays and Saturdays through April 18 by appointment only. Tax preparers can also review your credit report, provide financial advice, and freeze your rent. Applicants must have all tax documents available before meeting with tax preparer. To learn the qualifications and to schedule an appointment, call (718) 933-2539 or

Free Tax Service at MMCC
Mosholu Montefiore Community Center, 3450 DeKalb Ave., offers free tax preparation services for families with an income of $34,000 and under and individuals with income $30,000 and under, Tuesdays through Fridays (call for times). For more information and details regarding required forms, and to make an appointment, call (718) 882-4000 ext. 209.

Free Tax Service
Free tax services for individuals earning less than $54,000 are available at Councilman Ritchie Torres’ office, 573 E. Fordham Rd., on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from noon to 7 p.m., and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments are required. To schedule an appointment, call (718) 842-8100.

Free Tax Service
The Bronx campus of Mercy College, 1200 Waters Pl., offers free tax services each Friday through Apr.  14. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call (800) 899-1479 or email Denise Stefano at


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