Post Tagged with: "Mott Haven"

Group targets violence at its root

Group targets violence at its root

Police February 14, 2014 at 10:01 pm 0 comments

Program is staffed by reformed gang members who work to defuse tensions between rival gangs.

Voters stay home  in record numbers

Voters stay home in record numbers

Politics November 10, 2013 at 11:35 am 1 comment

Just 14.8 percent of the eligible voters–9,711 of the 65,459 registered—went to the polls.

Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito at her victory party on Election Night

Councilwoman enters leadership race

Government, Politics November 6, 2013 at 7:28 pm 3 comments

Mott Haven Councilwoman Melissa Mark-Viverito cruised to re-election on Nov. 5 and immediately announced that she wants one of the most powerful jobs in city government – City Council Speaker.

A coalition of environmentalists and citizens rallied at City Hall on Oct. 2 to urge elected officials to rethink the city's commercial trash policy

Group tells businesses: Stop dumping on Bronx

Business, Environment October 13, 2013 at 8:35 am 0 comments

Members of the Transform Don’t Trash NYC coalition convened on the City Hall steps on Oct. 2 to urge mayoral candidates to reduce the amount of Manhattan’s trash that’s trucked to the South Bronx for processing.

Diabetes prevention coaches and the people who trained them. Back row: l. to r., Patricia Nelson, Delores Graham, Rev. Michel Faulkner, Loretta Fleming, Ruby Garner, Chris Norwood, executive director of Health People, Dr. Robert W. Marrow.  Front Row: l. to r., Gwendolyn Kennely, Dr. Juanita Lopez-Kump, Wanda Williams, Darlene Cruz, Rosa Martinez

Health care fight traps diabetes program

Health October 3, 2013 at 5:15 pm 4 comments

A diabetes prevention program slated to begin in the Bronx this fall may be cancelled before it begins, a victim in the national debate over the federal budget and health care.

Artist Martin Papcun used photos and mirrors to bring a sense of Puerto Rico to a private home in Mott Haven.

Artists add color to two Bronx neighborhoods

Art, Culture October 3, 2013 at 3:40 pm 1 comment

Mott Haven and Hunts Point are the canvas for two new arts projects.

Construction starts on new supermarket

Construction starts on new supermarket

Business, Education September 30, 2013 at 9:14 am 0 comments

Triangle Plaza Hub will replace parking lot A new supermarket will be built near the Hub as part of a new development that will replace the municipal parking lot at Bergen Avenue and East 149th Street. A Fine Fare market will part of the 88,000-square foot development called Triangle PlazaRead More

Hundreds mark Mexican Independence Day

Hundreds mark Mexican Independence Day

Culture, Immigration September 25, 2013 at 4:51 pm 2 comments

A celebration of Mexican Independence Day attracted 500 people, and marked the first public display of ethnic pride for the neighborhood’s growing Mexican population.