Post Tagged with: "Port Morris"

Federal funds en route for Port Morris walkers, bikers

Federal funds en route for Port Morris walkers, bikers

Transportation June 16, 2014 at 6:31 pm 0 comments

Crossing the Bruckner Expressway on foot or by bike can be hazardous to your health. To address the problem, the federal government has announced it will provide nearly a million dollars to protect pedestrians and bicyclists who try to cross the ever-perilous expressway in Port Morris.

Workers say Carnegie Linen

Linen workers complain of inhumane conditions

Immigration, Jobs May 19, 2014 at 6:24 pm 3 comments

Employees at a Port Morris cleaning service that delivers sheets and towels to some of the city’s fanciest hotels say they are routinely underpaid and threatened while subjected to dangerous working conditions.

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.

Brewmaster Damian Brown at the Bronx Brewery's new facility in Port Morris.

Bronx Brewery sets to open in December

Business August 7, 2013 at 3:43 pm 1 comment

The Bronx Brewery has moved into a new location on East 136th Street and is set to open its doors in December.

Dr. Renee Hernandez at Tirado Distillery.

Rum like they make it at home

Business July 19, 2013 at 12:31 pm 1 comment

A Mott Haven native has run a tiny rum-making distillery for over a decade, in the shadow of industrial giants near the Port Morris waterfront.

Pabón enters Council race

Pabón enters Council race

Politics April 11, 2013 at 9:08 am 4 comments

A political outsider enters the race for the City Council’s 17th District seat in the South Bronx, looking to topple long-time incumbent Maria del Carmen Arroyo.

From the editor: Just garbage

From the editor: Just garbage

Environment, Government March 11, 2013 at 2:04 pm 3 comments

The city is supposed to build a new garbage facility in Manhattan to relieve the South Bronx of the unfair burden it has shouldered for years. Now, though, some politicians are wavering.

Police beat: Dec. 23-29

Police January 5, 2013 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Assaults A dispute between a brother and sister ended with a chokehold, police said. The siblings, who live together on East 152nd Street, argued at about 8 p.m. on Dec. 24. The brother, 19, choked his sister, 28, bruising her neck. He had left by the time cops arrived onRead More