Hundreds turned out on Thursday evening to protest a plan to redevelop 73 blocks of Jerome Avenue, potentially harming the Bronx’s low-income residents and workers.
NYPD is in the public’s crosshairs after a 66-year-old mentally-ill black woman was shot and killed by an officer from the 43rd Precinct in Castle Hill in her apartment Tuesday night.
City and state officials broke ground on the construction of new parkland that will connect Starlight and Concrete Plant parks and complete a missing connection to the greenway along the shoreline of the Bronx River.
The catering business started with Bascom investing $30,000 of his life savings. He said it expanded from there after “people ate my food and said, ‘we gotta use this guy more often.’”
Former felons, like everyone else, have until Oct. 14 to register to vote in local and national elections, even if they have been released from prison and cleared parole, according to New York state law. Even those on probation are eligible to vote.
On the morning of the 10th annual Hunts Point Hustle, the skies were filled with clouds and weather predictions called for rain, but that didn’t stop the 113 runners who came out to run the 5k race.
A recent study of domestic violence victims living in the Bronx shows that 55 percent of 140 victims surveyed couldn’t pay their rent and more than a quarter are living in shelters.
Two new community-based projects were introduced at the Hunts Point Alliance for Children’s ninth annual Back-to-School Fair: Hunts Point Habla, where residents can weigh in on issues that concern them, and a Career Readiness Program for teens at HPAC. Hunts Point Habla, or Hunts Point Speaks, was launched by the [...]
Incumbents held serve across the South Bronx in four Democratic primaries on Sept. 13. In the 17th City Council district, Rafael Salamanca beat Helen Foreman-Hines to retain his seat, serving Hunts Point, Longwood and Melrose. Salamanca finished the evening with 2,450 votes, or 62.3 percent, to Foreman-Hines’ 1,485— 37.6 percent. [...]
Voters go to the polls today to cast their ballots in three local primaries.
But federal judge leaves opening for plaintiffs to pursue their case A federal judge declined to delay the Sept. 13 Democratic primaries in the Bronx but will permit a lawsuit to go forward against the Bronx Democratic Party that seeks billions of dollars in damages along with changes in the [...]