Incumbent City Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo admitted under oath that people employed by her campaign had committe fraud.
The chairman of Community Board 2, long-time Longwood resident Orlando Marín, will leave the community board to become the Bronx representative on the City Planning Commission. Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. nominated Marín earlier this year to succeed Kenneth Knuckles as the Bronx representative on the influential 13-person commission, the [...]
Starting July 5, 16 lucky teens will build a wooden rowboat, take it on a five-day trip and get paid for it, as Rocking the Boat launches its summer program. Another 20 youngsters will explore the estuaries surrounding the Bronx, learning navigation techniques and working to improve the ecological health [...]
The head of a Bronx non-profit has admitted that he embezzled $115,000 intended to help low-income tenants and funneled some of the money to Assemblywoman Carmen Arroyo, his grandmother, and Councilwoman Maria del Carmen Arroyo, his aunt. Richard Izquierdo Arroyo, pleaded guilty in federal court on March 12, and faces [...]
By MARIA CLARK email@example.com On Sept. 26, the organizers of an effort to create a community garden as part of the run-down Fox Playground held a street fair to gather support. Two days later, the Parks Department announced plans to begin renovating the park at Fox and E. 156th Street [...]