Rani Molla

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Taking Advil To Schools

These days, a village is not enough to raise a child. Multinational corporations have had to step in.
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Lorelei Fountain - Surviving The Ages

The Lorelei Fountain is less conspicuous these days—with all its limbs in tact and graffiti nowhere in sight....
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Highbridge Tackles Childhood Obesity

At 8:15 am Thursday, nearly 30 4th graders sent mini tremors through P.S. 73. ...
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Bringing The Farm To The Grand Concourse

Nearly 40 people gathered Tuesday, Oct. 3 in a church on the Grand Concourse over a bounty that included arroz con gandules, pico de gallo, green plantains with cheese and three types of tacos. The meal was notable not for its Latino roots, but for its use of fresh, pesticide-free vegetables in an area of the South Bronx where it’s often hard to find healthy food....
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Stomping Out Bronx Cigarette Ads

A day before Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced record lows for smoking in New York City on September 15, Bronx anti-smoking advocates were on the ground in Highbridge, still trying to put out a habit that has persisted despite citywide measures to curb it....
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Sophia Jayanty Fights The Power

Sophia Jayanty was born to pick a fight....
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Author Info
image Rani Molla is a multimedia journalist focusing on the Highbridge neighborhood of South Bronx. She has worked at a variety of publications, most recently serving as the culture manager and art critic at the Santa Fe Reporter, an award-winning alternative weekly in New Mexico.

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