An energy company seeks to open in the former NYOFCo plant, promising to supply clean fuel to the city and jobs to Hunts Point. But Community Board 2 wants to see some changes before the deal is done.
Community groups are working to devise a pilot program that would draw on $45 million in federal and city funding to create jobs while protecting the peninsula from flooding.
Some 100 hungry Bronxites gathered at The Point CDC to participate in the Spring into Summer Neighborhood Cocktail Party, where teen volunteers prepared varied dishes with the culinary skills they have mastered in Blank Plate, a cooking program for youth.
Reducing household waste and constructing more rooftop gardens are among the ways New Yorkers could cut down on the amount of waste dumped into the Bronx River and other city waterways, argues New Visions Charter High School sophomore Emmanuel Dufour, who urges the city’s residents to get involved in cleaning up our environment.
Hunts Point Express reporter Iyeisha Barrie, a junior at CUNY Hunter College, won the prestigious Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism in the undergraduate category. Barrie, who reported for the Express in the fall of 2014, won for her story on a new method of tracking air quality launched recently by […]