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The 40th Precinct stationhouse on Alexander Ave.

Precinct moving plan draws fire

Police November 20, 2014 at 12:19 pm 4 comments

As the city finalizes plans to move 40th Precinct headquarters from its longtime home on 138th Street, residents worry that the lack of police presence would leave that volatile area more vulnerable to crime.

Residents help decide on neighborhood priorities at the latest participatory budgeting meeting on Oct. 5 at Abraham House on Willis Avenue.

Residents weigh in on budgetary needs

Government, Housing October 15, 2013 at 8:41 am 1 comment

Residents began the Participatory Budgeting process in Mott Haven for the third straight year, proposing neighborhood improvement projects with funding from City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito’s budget.

Community budgeting nears decision time

Politics January 11, 2012 at 10:14 am 0 comments

Delegates study proposals, will select projects to fund Residents are eager to know how their decisions will impact the spending of $1 million in tax revenue this winter in Mott Haven and Melrose. Last fall, City Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito announced her constituents would be able to decide how the moneyRead More

Tenants look to cameras for safety

Tenants look to cameras for safety

Government, Housing, Police August 2, 2011 at 3:20 pm 5 comments

Public housing tenants around the city are feeling nervous about their safety, surveys show, and two new initiatives being pioneered in the South Bronx are aimed at helping them feel safer. But while both initiatives call for security cameras inside NYCHA buildings to help protect residents, housing officials support one,Read More

Tenants challenge police policy

Tenants challenge police policy

Housing, Police March 10, 2011 at 8:27 am 1 comment

Public housing “residents feel like they’re being targeted and harassed in their own homes,” says a tenant leader.