Post Tagged with: "Community Board 1"

Health / Parks

City shoots for safe injection site in Longwood

Van Asher

The city’s plan to make Longwood home for a new safe injection site for intravenous drug users is facing resistance from residents, who argue that the neighborhood is already awash in homeless shelters and social service programs, and can’t handle any more.

Government / Politics

New chair brings fighting spirit to Board 2

Roberto Crespo meets with transportation officials on East 163rd Street to discuss local traffic problems.

In selecting Roberto Crespo to be its new chair, Community Board 2 has tabbed a lifelong resident who says he will play hardball with developers and city officials to ensure Hunts Point residents get a fair shake.

Business / Economy

HRA moves into BankNote Building

HRA's new space at the BankNote Building is now open for business.

After two years of planning and renovations, the Human Resources Administration has moved its Bronx operations to Hunts Point’s historic BankNote building.

Housing / Politics

No-bid deal could enrich political fixer

No-bid deal could enrich political fixer

By Sean Carlson Political operative has hidden stake in city project A longtime political operative and two other allies of the Bronx Democratic Party stand to benefit from a controversial plan to develop the site of a former community garden in Mott Haven, the Express has learned. In a deal […]

Environment / Food / Parks

Neighborhood voices: Occupy our green spaces?

By Tanya Fields Residents of Mott Haven, Longwood and Hunts Point deal with a shortage of green space and poor food quality, even though we are surrounded by privately- and publicly-owned land that has been fallow for years. Empty lots have been used as illegal dumping grounds; they are ripe […]