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NYCHA drops bombshell on Mill Brook Houses

NYCHA drops bombshell on Mill Brook Houses

Government, Housing July 1, 2016 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

NYCHA residents and Community Board 1 put housing officials on notice at a June 30 meeting, saying they are out of patience with the city’s housing policies and plan to ratchet up the pressure to demand transparency in the way decisions are made.

The Castle on the Concourse will soon be demolished.

Castle On The Concourse prepares to bid adieu

Education, Housing April 30, 2015 at 9:18 am 1 comment

As P.S. 31 faces imminent demolition at the hands of the city, Mott Haven residents are anxious to know what will take its place on the Lower Concourse.

A developer wants to build on this empty lot at the corner of Third Ave. and East 138th St., but Community Board 1 is unhappy the plan would include a large social service component.

Community board, builder clash over supportive housing

Housing April 8, 2014 at 3:16 pm 3 comments

Community Board 1 told developers at a March meeting that they should go back to the drawing board if they want local approval for the project.

From the editor: a dysfunctional community board

From the editor: a dysfunctional community board

Government August 13, 2013 at 9:27 am 2 comments

Again and again, the too-long-entrenched leaders of Community Board 1 show they disrespect the people they are supposed to serve.

The facade of PS 31at the corner of Grand Concourse and 144th St.

Officials, groups urge city to preserve PS 31

Education, Housing August 7, 2013 at 9:57 am 1 comment

Officials and local groups are scrambling to keep the city from demolishing historic PS 31 building as the landmarked building on the Grand Concourse continues to crumble,

Community board chaos erupts over FreshDirect

Community board chaos erupts over FreshDirect

Jobs, Transportation June 29, 2013 at 12:06 pm 6 comments

Community Board chaos accompanies FreshDirect’s proposed move to Port Morris.

Critic of borough president gets the boot

Government June 1, 2013 at 5:48 pm 3 comments

One of Community Board 1’s most vocal members is ousted.

Pols call for halt to mental health home

Pols call for halt to mental health home

Government, Health October 23, 2012 at 9:22 pm 3 comments

Elected officials have joined homeowners in urging Governor Cuomo not to subsidize a residence for tenants with mental illness in Mott Haven, complaining the area has already done its fair share. But construction has begun and Cuomo has been silent.