Post Tagged with: "Port Morris"

State to prioritize Port Morris waterfront plan

State to prioritize Port Morris waterfront plan

Environment October 21, 2014 at 8:28 pm 3 comments

Advocates call for water parks and boat launches.

Residents debate Randall’s Island access

Residents debate Randall’s Island access

Environment, Parks October 19, 2014 at 1:10 pm 2 comments

The city plans to finish building the Randall’s Island Connector next year; meanwhile, local residents and planners want to ensure the South Bronx gets easy access to the island’s recreational opportunities.

Waste management plan irks residents

Waste management plan irks residents

Environment, Health September 29, 2014 at 5:00 pm 1 comment

A huge medical waste management company under investigation out west has Mott Haven residents nervous, as it requests a permit to store hazardous waste in its Port Morris plant.

Protesters walked their recreation of a FreshDirect truck at the march.

Mott Haven throng marches for environment

Environment, Government September 24, 2014 at 8:53 am 4 comments

Protesting sky-high asthma rates, air pollution and the lack of parks and gardens, about 100 demonstrators representing Mott Haven made their voices heard at the People’s Climate March last Sunday.

PS 5 learn, even when school’s out

Education August 12, 2014 at 1:56 pm 0 comments

For the third straight year students at a Port Morris elementary school who would otherwise be idle are getting a chance to improve their grades through fun activities. The children at PS 5 on Jackson Avenue are participating in New York City Summer Quest, a pilot program that aims to keep kids busy duringRead More

A worker shreds paper at SHREDability in Port Morris.

Paper shredders profit in Port Morris

Business, Jobs July 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

In the heart of Port Morris’ industrial area, one company operates by an unusual business model to help it succeed.

A worker at Elite Signs in Port Morris.

Exhibit depicts South Bronx’s working heart

Art, Culture July 8, 2014 at 1:31 pm 1 comment

Martine Fougeron’s photos display the South Bronx’s unusual mix of heart and industry at The Point CDC’s Art Container studio near Hunts Point Riverside Park.

Port Morris in a partying mood

Port Morris in a partying mood

Culture June 17, 2014 at 1:57 pm 6 comments

The first-ever South Bronx Ignites block party brought a star-studded group of performers to Port Morris.