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Residents debate new Hunts Point jail plan

Residents debate new Hunts Point jail plan

By Joe Hirsch News@huntspointexpress.com Tanya Fields speaks out against jail plan. Residents clashed over new plans to build a jail in Hunts Point at a crowded public forum on June 4, as the city Department of Corrections outlined its new proposal to locate the jail near the Fulton Fish Market. […]

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City surrenders on Hunts Point jail

City surrenders on Hunts Point jail

Plans call for new South Bronx site By Joe Hirsch joehirsch6@yahoo.com Photo by Amy Ponce Demonstrators marched and rallied last April to protest plans to build a jail in Hunts Point.   After a nearly two-year-long roller coaster ride of legal entanglements and community and political opposition, the city Department […]