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Ayala, Rodriguez locked in dead heat in Council primary

Ayala, Rodriguez locked in dead heat in Council primary

Government, Politics September 13, 2017 at 11:23 am 0 comments

A photo finish in the Sept. 12 Democratic primary for City Council left Mott Haven and Port Morris unsure who will be running in the general election this November.

Safety infrastructure the latest in revamping of South Bronx parks

Safety infrastructure the latest in revamping of South Bronx parks

Parks, Police September 10, 2017 at 3:11 pm 0 comments

The city is installing 40 blue light “help points” in city parks, including Soundview Starlight Concrete Plant and Pugsley Creek parks.

Tech group, Assemblyman team up to provide computers

Tech group, Assemblyman team up to provide computers

Education September 9, 2017 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

Nine students from local schools and universities received free desktop computers at the second annual TechFIN computer distribution in August.

New book tracks hate on the web

New book tracks hate on the web

Culture August 26, 2017 at 10:38 am 0 comments

A new book by a nationally acclaimed journalist and critic provides stark examples of how the internet helps to fan the flames of racism in the U.S. In “Rants & Retorts: How bigots got a monopoly on commenting about news online,” journalist Anita M. Samuels explores the ways in which theRead More

Middle school wins award for innovative approach

Middle school wins award for innovative approach

Education August 23, 2017 at 12:29 pm 0 comments

A small Mott Haven middle school is tinkering with the conventional wisdom about ways to educate children. Education experts are paying attention.

Councilman looks to defend his seat in Sept. 12 primary

Councilman looks to defend his seat in Sept. 12 primary

Politics August 23, 2017 at 9:21 am 0 comments

“Every couple of weeks, there’s a different pressing issue,” says City Councilman Rafael Salamanca, 37, who will run in a Sept. 12 primary to protect his seat in the 17th City Council District.

2017 runner-up makes another run at City Council seat

2017 runner-up makes another run at City Council seat

Politics August 23, 2017 at 9:15 am 0 comments

Helen Hines hopes to pull off an upset, as incumbent Rafael Salamanca’s only opponent in the Sept. 12 Democratic primary for the 17th City Council District seat.

South Bronx is hardest place to beat the heat

South Bronx is hardest place to beat the heat

Health August 9, 2017 at 10:46 pm 0 comments

It comes as no surprise for residents of Mott Haven and Hunts Point to learn their neighborhoods are among the city’s toughest in which to endure the hot summer months, according to a recent report by the Department of Health.