Post Tagged with: "Mott Haven Houses"

Some NYCHA residents to get free broadband

Some NYCHA residents to get free broadband

Government, Housing July 16, 2015 at 4:38 pm 0 comments

Residents of NYCHA’s Mott Haven Houses on Alexander Ave. are slated to receive free Internet access as part of a federal initiative recently announced by President Obama.

Recycling advocates hit NYCHA with lawsuit

Recycling advocates hit NYCHA with lawsuit

Environment, Housing May 25, 2015 at 11:22 pm 1 comment

Longword’s Mothers on the Move is one of three environmental justice organizations that have filed a lawsuit against NYCHA, contending that workers routinely flaunt laws requiring them to sort recyclables from regular trash.

Mott Haven families walk for change

Mott Haven families walk for change

Police April 22, 2015 at 8:37 pm 1 comment

Safer and cleaner streets are two of the most pressing concerns facing Mott Haven, according to local families who marched through the neighborhood in April.

Public housing residents teamed with NYCHA officials to

Neighborhood transformation plan unveiled

Economy, Housing November 7, 2014 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

After two years of intensive planning for what they hope will be a major facelift to the neighborhood, residents at a Nov. 5 public meeting in Mott Haven finally saw the culmination of their work.

A group of residents and developers surveys an abandoned gas station on 138th St. on June 26.

Developers eye public housing

Business, Housing July 2, 2013 at 8:07 pm 2 comments

Feds ask residents to help plan sweeping change On a walking tour of Mott Haven in June, residents were asked to think big about the kinds of improvements they would want to see a federal development project bring to the neighborhood in the near future. But although they acknowledged thereRead More

Dionte Johnson, 10, and his mother, behind him, in front of their home at the Mott Haven Houses.

Undercover cop video’d chasing 10-year-old

Police April 19, 2013 at 9:59 pm 1 comment

Fourth-grader Dionte Johnson was walking back to his grandfather’s apartment with a bag of donuts when a man started chasing him.

Homicides, assaults drop in 2012, robberies up

Homicides, assaults drop in 2012, robberies up

Police January 15, 2013 at 8:20 am 2 comments

Residents urge cops to rein in reckless drivers Mott Haven’s violent crime rate came way down in 2012, a drop police attribute to three major busts of local gangs orchestrated with help from federal law enforcement. At a monthly community council meeting at Lincoln Hospital on Jan. 9, where NYPDRead More

NYPD, feds bust drug rings

Police December 14, 2012 at 4:50 pm 1 comment

Year-long sting nets 25 for dealing The US attorney for New York City and the city’s top cop announced yesterday they have busted up a Mott Haven-based operation that sold crack in Mott Haven and Melrose between October 2011 and November of this year. In all, 45 defendants were namedRead More