Post Tagged with: "Port Morris"

In new home, Per Scholas creates opportunity

In new home, Per Scholas creates opportunity

Business, Education February 6, 2010 at 4:01 pm 0 comments

When Torrey Hopkins got out of jail in 1999, it was easy for him to find a job. Hopkins, who had done time for a non-violent offense he committed as a teenager, had done well in high school and had good references that landed him a job in information technology.Read More

Port Morris wasteland dreams of green

Port Morris wasteland dreams of green

Environment, Parks, Politics July 20, 2009 at 5:31 pm 5 comments

The industrial area at the borough’s southernmost tip is a place of trucks, factories and fumes, with little to offer humans who travel by foot or by bike, or want to sit a spell. But the proposed South Bronx Greenway could bring tree-lined paths and waterfront parks to Port Morris’ lifeless streets.

Whose South Bronx Greenway is it anyway?

Whose South Bronx Greenway is it anyway?

Environment, Parks, Politics July 20, 2009 at 5:29 pm 1 comment

A number of Mott Haven community leaders are complaining that they have been left out of planning the South Bronx Greenway’s future.

At stake, they argue, is not only recreation but jobs.