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Jail opponents heap pressure on city

Jail opponents heap pressure on city

Uncategorized September 26, 2018 at 7:03 pm 0 comments

Residents continued to criticize the mayor’s plan to build a new jail in Mott Haven, during a public forum at Betances Houses in Mott Haven. Listen to what some of them had to say.

Salad marks first step toward healthier Bronx

Salad marks first step toward healthier Bronx

Business, Health, Uncategorized October 28, 2016 at 7:03 pm 0 comments

The Bronx Salad is part of a campaign by area nonprofits to bring healthier food to local restaurants and bodegas.

DV survivors need enhanced services, survey finds

DV survivors need enhanced services, survey finds

Uncategorized October 5, 2016 at 1:18 pm 0 comments

A recent study of domestic violence victims living in the Bronx shows that 55 percent of 140 victims surveyed couldn’t pay their rent and more than a quarter are living in shelters.

Hundreds attend warrant forgiveness forum

Hundreds attend warrant forgiveness forum

Uncategorized September 25, 2016 at 12:46 pm 0 comments

After meeting with an attorney, residents were taken inside to appear before a judge, who dismissed most of the more than 300 cases that were considered.

Child porn suspect indicted

Uncategorized August 9, 2016 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

A Mott Haven resident was indicted today on 1,020 counts of child pornography possession and promotion related to videos he shared and retained on his computer, depicting children as young as three years old being sexually abused. Bronx DA Darcel Clark said that “The defendant allegedly had hundreds of disturbing,Read More

Students host Brook Park festival

Students host Brook Park festival

Uncategorized June 3, 2016 at 9:58 am 0 comments

Brook Park will be the site of a community day of feasting, games and gardening on June 12 from noon until 6 p.m. The park and community garden on East 141st Street and Brook Avenue will host free food, face-painting, games and arts and crafts, and will offer a chanceRead More

Candidates submit first campaign finance disclosures

Politics, Uncategorized January 28, 2016 at 12:57 pm 2 comments

Democratic party’s candidate, Rafael Salamanca, nearly doubles runner-up By relying on large contributions from elected officials and businesses, Rafael Salamanca has raised nearly twice as much money as his nearest rival in the race to succeed Maria del Carmen Arroyo on the New York City Council. Salamanca reported a warRead More

Mayor signs new laws protecting tenants

Mayor signs new laws protecting tenants

Uncategorized September 6, 2015 at 3:12 pm 0 comments

But local activists say it’s just a small first step Mayor Bill de Blasio and City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito were in Mott Haven on Sept. 3  to announce legislation to punish landlords who intimidate their tenants in order to force or buy them out of rent control apartments. TheRead More