Post Tagged with: "Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo"

Wonky upstart announces Assembly run

Wonky upstart announces Assembly run

Politics August 13, 2016 at 5:55 pm 0 comments

Jackson Strong will try to unseat Carmen Arroyo, the 80-year-old incumbent who has held the 84th District Assembly seat since 1994, in the Sept. 13 Democratic primary. The townhouse renovator says that “the quality of representation in our district is unacceptable.”

Plans afoot to green Port Morris waterfront

Plans afoot to green Port Morris waterfront

Environment, Parks July 10, 2015 at 9:09 am 0 comments

A multi-year initiative calling for new green space in Mott Haven and Port Morris, is expected to include the creation of a park on the eastern edge of 132nd Street, and another a few blocks away.

Local elections are landslides

Politics, Uncategorized November 5, 2014 at 5:08 pm 0 comments

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 theRead More

Ernest Kaufman voted

Local Democrats sweep into office

Politics November 5, 2014 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

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.

Mark-Viverito wins re-election

Mark-Viverito wins re-election

Politics September 12, 2013 at 2:34 pm 1 comment

Incumbent defeats five opponents handily, promising she won’t forget Mott Haven in her split district.

Arroyo opponent’s lawsuit dismissed

Arroyo opponent’s lawsuit dismissed

Government, Politics, Uncategorized October 2, 2012 at 2:22 pm 1 comment

A judge ruled that there will be no new Democratic primary for the state Assembly’s 84th District, which includes Mott Haven and Melrose, dismissing a lawsuit by one of the candidates, amid charges of electioneering, fraud and polling irregularities.

Seniors demand city reopen activity center

Seniors demand city reopen activity center

Politics September 17, 2012 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

Retirees who have depended on Betances Senior Center on St. Ann’s Ave. as a place to meet friends are worried delays in repairs mean the city has no plans to reopen the facility.

Arroyo wins Assembly primary

Arroyo wins Assembly primary

Government, Politics, Uncategorized September 14, 2012 at 5:22 pm 0 comments

Incumbent Carmen Arroyo fought off two challengers in a Sept. 13 primary to reclaim her seat atop the Democratic ticket for the 48th Assembly District that includes Mott Haven and Hunts Point. The Bronx Board of Elections reported that Arroyo received 1,267 votes to 614 for first-time challenger Maximino RiveraRead More