Borough prez looks to cut off their fuel supply In his continued push to get illegal dirt bikes and All-Terrain Vehicles off the Bronx’s streets, Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is asking the city to fine gas stations that allow the drivers to fill up. Frustrated with NYPD’s reluctance to [...]
Crime / News
Hundreds took to the streets of Hunts Point and Longwood on July 15 to speak out against a Florida jury’s decision to acquit watchman George Zimmerman of charges he murdered Trayvon Martin in cold blood.
Art / Culture
Some sixty guests heard a panel comprised of leaders of the graffiti movement, as they reminisced about the rise and fall of tagging on trains, NYPD’s war on graffiti and the acceptance of the art form abroad.
Government / Politics
Ex-Councilman would increase community policing, support parents Democratic mayoral candidate Sal Albanese is not one to toe the party line as a means of winning an election. First elected to the City Council to represent Bay Ridge in 1982, Albanese is looking to use his record as an independently-minded populist [...]
Crime / Police
Gun violence slightly up, car theft way down The streets of Hunts Point and Longwood are a bit more dangerous this year than last, according to statistics compiled by the 41st Precinct. But as 2012 moved toward its end, the crime rate was falling, allowing police to hope that they [...]
Crime / Parks
By Daniel Bejarano Three murals painted by Hunts Point artist Sharon De La Cruz on The Point’s river campus on Edgewater Road, encourage passersby to document their interactions with police. The murals, inspired in the message “Know Your Rights,” as one of them says in pink, yellow and purple cartoon-like [...]
Shooting at Club 11 A security guard was shot in the leg at 3:30 a.m. near the side entrance of Club 11, the strip club at 525 Craven St. Herb Magnan, 27, told police he was responding to a commotion on that side of the building, when he was shot. [...]