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News

Detroit bribery echoes in Hunts Point

Councilwoman pleads guilty in scheme involving NYOFCo’s parent company The parent company of NYOFCo, the controversial plant in Hunts Point that converts sewage sludge to fertilizer pellets, won a $125 million contract through bribery, a powerful Detroit politician has confessed. Monica Conyers, President Pro Tem of the Detroit City Council, […]

Politics

Next borough president speaks out

Photo by Karsten Moran

By Joseph Gallagher josephtgallagher@gmail.com As Bronx borough president, Adolfo Carrion Jr. emphasized affordable housing and pressed for development. The next Bronx Borough President will emphasize schools, said the two men vying to succeed Carrion in interviews with The Hunts Point Express. “I want to be selfish,” said Assemblyman Ruben Diaz […]

Environment

What’s that smell? the Hunts Point sewage plant

For more than a decade Hunts Point Organizations have fought to make a local sewage processing plant respect its neighbors’ needs. Now they’re trying something new: buying stock and using their power as shareholders to demand improvements.