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Tenants fight the system, and the cold

Tenants fight the system, and the cold

Health, Housing February 13, 2015 at 4:22 pm 0 comments

Residents at one of the city’s biggest public housing complexes say they’re fed up with undependable heat and hot water, an extended gas outage and unresponsive management.

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.

Residents considered plans for the neighborhood in the community room at Patterson Houses in November.

NYCHA residents dream big

Government, Housing December 5, 2013 at 4:51 pm 2 comments

Mott Haven public housing residents are vying for a grant from a federal program that will provide big money for a few lucky communities nationwide.

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

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

Youth groups wreak havoc in Mott Haven

Youth groups wreak havoc in Mott Haven

Police January 8, 2013 at 12:03 pm 1 comment

But cops say they’re making progress vs. crews Small groups of teenagers known as “crews” were the source of most of Mott Haven’s violent street crime in 2012. Crews committed the majority of robberies, grand larcenies and shootings in the neighborhood last year, said Deputy Inspector Christopher McCormack, commanding officerRead 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

Teens behind area robbery spike

Teens behind area robbery spike

Police September 20, 2012 at 6:33 pm 0 comments

Young people spur robbery surge in Mott Haven, prompting a strong response from the 40th Precinct.