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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.

From the editor: Unjust punishment for an immigrant

From the editor: Unjust punishment for an immigrant

An advocate for immigrants has been barred from the United States. You can help right this wrong.

Residents protest FreshDirect groundbreaking

Residents protest FreshDirect groundbreaking

FreshDirect and its government backers celebrated the start of construction in Port Morris, but protesters remain hopeful the city and the state will withhold financing for the project.

Local elections are landslides

Democratic incumbents go nearly unchallenged Hunts Point and Mott Haven voters provided few surprises in the Nov. 4 elections, as they re-elected the local incumbents by overwhelming majorities. Though Republicans won big on the national stage, Democrats continued to maintain their stranglehold on the Bronx. In the 15th District for the U.S. House of Representatives, Jose […]

Local Democrats sweep into office

Local Democrats sweep into office

Despite voting to keep to keep the heavily-favored incumbents in office, Mott Haven voters had no shortage of advice on just what their elected officials should be doing to improve the lives of their constituents.