Articles written by: Damian Poplawski

Education / Environment

Hunts Point gets a gift for Earth Day

Kayla Davis puts the finishing touches on her hand-painted Earth Day sign for the Hunts Point Recreational Community Garden on April 26.

Volunteers, community organizations and the parks department teamed up on Earth Day to clean up community gardens, mulch area parks and repair tree guards.


Legendary coach returns to his roots

College hoops coach Bobby Cremins returned to his alma mater, St. Athanasius, on March 8, to run through drills with the current class.

Raised in Hunts Point, Bobby Cremins traveled far to become one of basketball’s winningest coaches. But he never forgot where he came from

Crime / Police

Community board demands bars shape up

The Oro Grill on Prospect Avenue.

Community Board 2 is continuing its efforts to shut down bars and strip clubs it regards as magnets for rowdiness, noise or violence.