Post Tagged with: "Mayor Michael Bloomberg"

This rendering shows an aerial view of the La Central development

Huge development slated for Melrose

Housing December 24, 2013 at 8:24 am 2 comments

Five new apartment buildings, a rooftop farm, a YMCA and a community recording studio will be built on the largest remaining vacant lot in the South Bronx.

Mayor throws his weight behind FreshDirect

Mayor throws his weight behind FreshDirect

Environment, Jobs August 15, 2013 at 10:29 am 0 comments

The mayor has removed another hurtle from FreshDirect’s plans to move to Port Morris, but opponents remain steadfast.

Judge reprimands city for homeless policy

Housing July 23, 2013 at 12:16 pm 0 comments

Following a ruling by a State Supreme Court judge in June, the City Comptroller’s office can now audit shelter deals before the Department of Homeless Services allows landlords to convert their residential buildings into shelters.

Parents, kids rally to save school

Parents, kids rally to save school

Education, Government November 16, 2012 at 9:42 am 0 comments

City threatens to close a Mott Haven elementary school, but students and their parents urge education officials to reconsider.

Grocery group announces opposition to FreshDirect

Grocery group announces opposition to FreshDirect

Business, Jobs November 14, 2012 at 8:41 pm 2 comments

Residents and activists opposed to FreshDirect’s move to Port Morris gain a powerful ally.

City threatens to close four local schools

City threatens to close four local schools

Education October 17, 2012 at 9:09 am 1 comment

The city’s Department of Education has released its latest annual Report Cards, and four local schools are on the hit list.

Mayor drops in on Mott Haven

Mayor drops in on Mott Haven

Government, Police August 9, 2012 at 11:37 am 0 comments

Mayor Bloomberg came to National Night Out at St. Mary’s Park in Mott Haven on Aug. 7 to praise police from the 40th Precinct for their efforts to bring down local crime rates.

Group wants city to toughen waterfront plan

Group wants city to toughen waterfront plan

Environment, Parks June 27, 2012 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

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.