Health

Recycler seeks public comment

Business, Environment, Health January 18, 2011 at 9:55 am 0 comments

A public informational meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, January 19 between 5 and 7 p.m. for residents to learn more about a proposed facility in Port Morris that would recycle grease. The meeting will be held at 885 East 140th St., between Walnut and Locust Avenues in Port Morris. Non-profitRead More

PeaceLove beckons with a downtown vibe

PeaceLove beckons with a downtown vibe

Business, Health, News January 5, 2011 at 1:25 pm 0 comments

New café tries building community with a healthy menu Louis Palma was smiling as he emerged from PeaceLove Café, where he had just bought himself dinner.He paused under the bright blue awning adorned with hearts, peace signs and butterflies to listen to some jazz, and said, “As a musician, IRead More

Lincoln Medical Center director shares his thoughts

Lincoln Medical Center director shares his thoughts

Health January 1, 2011 at 1:41 pm 0 comments

When Jose Sanchez took over as executive director at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health Center in 1998, officials weren’t paying enough attention to Mott Haven. It was a neglected neighborhood with typical inner city health problems, he recalls.

New York Rangers sponsor rec center hockey clinic

New York Rangers sponsor rec center hockey clinic

Health, News, Parks December 16, 2010 at 4:22 pm 1 comment

Mott Haven youth can learn how to play hockey, thanks to a free workshop at St. Mary’s Park.

Changes make for a fruitful season in Mott Haven market

Changes make for a fruitful season in Mott Haven market

Environment, Government, Health, Parks, Uncategorized November 1, 2010 at 9:36 pm 0 comments

Walk by Padre Plaza on any autumn Wednesday afternoon, and you might be lured through the gates by the smells of something cooking. Follow your nose to the courtyard of this bustling patch of green at the corner of St. Ann’s Avenue and East 139th Street and you’ll find aRead More

Community gardeners are optimistic

Community gardeners are optimistic

Environment, Government, Health, News November 1, 2010 at 9:19 pm 0 comments

But new city rules still have gardeners on guard South Bronx gardeners responded to New York City’s new guidelines for the protection of community gardens with cautious optimism at a town-hall-style meeting at the New School on Oct. 2 that included a panel of local leaders and gardeners. A numberRead More

Earth Fest reaches out with music and games

Earth Fest reaches out with music and games

Art, Environment, Health, Parks, Politics May 12, 2010 at 12:18 pm 0 comments

The Bronx throws a party for Earth Day’s 40th birthday Legendary emcee Grandmaster Caz has been packing parties in the South Bronx since 1974, but none quite like the one at St. Mary’s Park in Mott Haven for this year’s Earth Day on April 24. .   Soundslide by NickRead More

Empty stomachs strain Mott Haven pantries

Empty stomachs strain Mott Haven pantries

Health April 20, 2010 at 8:16 pm 1 comment

Anthony Jordan didn’t need pollsters to tell him that people in Mott Haven are hungry.  He just has to look at the line outside the food pantry he runs at Saint Benedict the Moor Center on St. Ann’s Avenue and East 140th Street. When a recent Gallup poll found thatRead More