Port Morris manufacturers endangered

Critics contend that the city’s announcement earlier this summer that it wants to sell a building in Port Morris to developers for $14.3 million shows that the mayor’s vow to preserve manufacturing jobs is insincere.

Massive mixed-use project edges closer

Five buildings ranging between eight and 25 stories are planned, consisting of 992 apartments, a 50,000 square-foot YMCA, 45,000 square feet of retail space, two acres of open space and community and educational facilities. But some residents are worried about the strain on public transportation and an increase in traffic once the project wraps up in three years.