Recovering addicts worry they’re being forgotten Recovering addicts worry they’re being forgotten

Recovering addicts worry they’re being forgotten

A local drug rehabilitation program and the shelters it ran are the target of a recent sting by the AG’s office. Although the patients who use Narco Freedom’s services say it’s about time, they’re worried about what comes next.

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NYCHA residents meet with their ‘landlord’ NYCHA residents meet with their ‘landlord’

NYCHA residents meet with their ‘landlord’

Residents from several Mott Haven NYCHA complexes vented their frustrations over dismal living conditions and slow service to a high-ranking housing official at a March 16 meeting at Millbrook Houses.

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Immigration debate hits home at local restaurant Immigration debate hits home at local restaurant

Immigration debate hits home at local restaurant

The owners of a popular Mott Haven restaurant are hopeful the President’s plan to help undocumented immigrants will be enacted.

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Condo owners at risk of losing homes Condo owners at risk of losing homes

Condo owners at risk of losing homes

Residents at a Melrose complex are fighting to hold onto their homes, saying the management company never paid mounting water and gas bills or informed them of the growing debt.

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Housing advocacy group fights for tenants’ rights

Housing advocacy group fights for tenants’ rights

The legendary Melrose advocacy group, Nos Quedamos, says it’s time to harness the neighborhood’s community gardens and use them for the good of all residents.

St. Mary’s needs overhaul, residents say

St. Mary’s needs overhaul, residents say

A small amount of city funding to fix a playground at St. Mary’s Park has opened up a conversation about fixing the South Bronx’s biggest park, for the first time in years.

Residents unite to denounce gun violence

Residents unite to denounce gun violence

Hugs, tears, and stories were shared at The Bronx Documentary Center in Melrose in March, as anti-violence advocates hosted “A Night of Remembrance,” in honor of loved ones lost to gun violence.

Port Morris at forefront of digital revolution

Port Morris at forefront of digital revolution

Four startups shared their vision for the future of the South Bronx’s suddenly growing tech industry.

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SoBRO gets EPA grant for Bronx River project

SoBRO receives federal grant to work with community to plan for cleanup and development of the Bronx River-Sheridan Expressway Corridor.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt planned in St. Mary’s Park

Annual Easter Egg Hunt planned in St. Mary’s Park

Volunteers from several local and citywide organizations will help organize this year’s event.

Drug clinic bosses arrested in Mott Haven

Drug clinic bosses arrested in Mott Haven

The top executives of a prominent, Mott Haven-based drug rehab and transitional housing network are under indictment for bilking nearly $30 million from Medicaid.

Canvassers sought for Participatory Budgeting 2015

Canvassers sought for participatory budgeting door-to-door work.

Congregation prays to keep its church

Congregation prays to keep its church

Elderly churchgoers at a Mott Haven church slated for closure say its disappearance would hurt the community.