Mayoral candidates faced off at a Longwood church to debate their proposed policies on issues that concern New Yorkers. One of the candidates—scandal-scarred former congressman Anthony Weiner—left early, to address media throngs.
Mott Haven residents and activists told several mayoral candidates at a June 12 forum that whoever wins the election next November should make sure no additional trash is transported to the South Bronx for processing.
Residents packed a Melrose church to listen to the city’s mayoral candidates explain their positions on the issues but didn’t get to hear from the three candidates who are considered frontrunners for next November’s election.
An environmental advocacy group is asking community boards in Mott Haven and other low-income, waterfront neighborhoods across the city to press officials to get tougher on polluters, and to consider effects of climate change, when revitalizing the city’s shoreline.