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Tech startup will call Port Morris home

Tech startup will call Port Morris home

Doran Jones, a new IT company that will partner with Per Scholas, is set to open in May, bringing 150 new jobs to Port Morris.

Former Nos Quedamos CEO convicted

Former Nos Quedamos CEO convicted

Yolanda Gonzalez, the former director of the Melrose-based community development organization Nos Quedamos, was convicted on Dec. 4 of grand larceny and tax fraud and sentenced to up to four-and-a-half years in prison.

Paper shredders profit in Port Morris

Paper shredders profit in Port Morris

In the heart of Port Morris’ industrial area, one company operates by an unusual business model to help it succeed.

SoBRO, Whedco awarded revitalization grants

Whedco has said it will use the grant to bring new businesses to Southern Boulevard and Melrose. SoBRO says it will partner with businesses to shore up retailers’ facades on 139th St. and Third Avenue.

Opponents take FreshDirect back to court

Opponents take FreshDirect back to court

Lawyer says state illegally gave company a lease last year South Bronx residents who want to keep FreshDirect from moving to Port Morris say they have new evidence that will help them win their fight. Lawyers for the state and FreshDirect say that’s nonsense.