Post Tagged with: "Mayor Bill de Blasio"

South Bronx sounds off at mayoral forum

South Bronx sounds off at mayoral forum

Government, Politics October 31, 2016 at 9:48 pm 0 comments

Throughout the evening, the mayor tried to calm residents’ anxieties over the scarcity of affordable housing.

Port Morris manufacturers endangered

Port Morris manufacturers endangered

Business, Jobs September 12, 2016 at 9:35 pm 0 comments

Critics contend that the city’s announcement earlier this summer that it wants to sell a building in Port Morris to developers for $14.3 million shows that the mayor’s vow to preserve manufacturing jobs is insincere.

Mayor visits PS 154 on back-to-school tour

Mayor visits PS 154 on back-to-school tour

Education September 9, 2016 at 12:40 pm 0 comments

PS 154 received two distinguished guests on Thursday, to honor its status as one of the city’s most improved schools.

Mayor announces new youth initiative at Mill Brook

Mayor announces new youth initiative at Mill Brook

Housing, Parks July 13, 2016 at 11:03 am 0 comments

Mayor Bill de Blasio visited the Mill Brook Houses in Port Morris on Tuesday to announce the launch of a new initiative to create 50 new soccer fields for young people across the five boroughs over the next five years.

Mayor’s housing plan won’t help neediest, say Bronxites

Mayor’s housing plan won’t help neediest, say Bronxites

Housing, News December 12, 2015 at 2:17 pm 0 comments

Most of the new housing being proposed is slated for tenants who earn between 60 and 130 percent of the AMI, making them low- to moderate-income level earners, according to the administration’s definition of affordability. That range is beyond the reach of most Bronx families.

Unused churches will house homeless

Unused churches will house homeless

Housing, Religion September 24, 2015 at 10:35 am 0 comments

One the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in New York City, Mayor de Blasio and Cardinal Timothy Dolan came to a Melrose homeless shelter to announce the launch of an initiative that will provide hundreds more beds for homeless New Yorkers.

Anxiety rises over waterfront redevelopment

Anxiety rises over waterfront redevelopment

Housing, Jobs September 22, 2015 at 9:49 am 3 comments

Residents sounded off on plans to redevelop the Special Harlem River Waterfront District, demanding more information about how many jobs and affordable housing units the proposal would generate for the neighborhood.

Legionnaires’ receding but still a threat, says mayor

Health August 10, 2015 at 6:19 pm 1 comment

A total of 12 cooling towers have tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx, but the infection rate continues to decline.