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Federal funds will jumpstart Greenway

Federal funds will jumpstart Greenway

A plan to build a recreational trail connecting a series of parks on the East River waterfront has gotten a major boost from the economic downturn. Federal stimulus money will be used to build the South Bronx Greenway and open it to the public within three years, Mayor Michael Bloomberg […]

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Hunts Point island is now a park

Hunts Point island is now a park

By Angela M. Hill amhill73@yahoo.com NYC News Service Photo by Angela Hill Dignitaries signed the deeds to South Brother Island to the Parks Department at a ceremony at Barretto Point Park in November. Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe and Rep. Jose Serrano, far left and right, took their turn signing, as […]

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Serrano, SSBx split over plan for Oak Point

Serrano, SSBx split over plan for Oak Point

By Joe Hirsch NYC News Service joehirsch6@yahoo.com Jose Serrano, who represents Hunts Point in Congress. Majora Carter, executive director of Sustainable South Bronx. Long-time allies in the effort to clean up pollution in Hunts Point have fallen out over the fate of the 28-acre corner of the Oak Point rail […]

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Bronx River has a new tenant

Bronx  River has a new tenant

Beaver makes home between river and parking lot Wildlife Conservation Society The beaver lodge on the Bronx River. Click here to watch the Bronx Beaver video On George Washington’s birthday, employees of the Bronx Zoo saw something no New Yorker has seen in the city since George Washington slept here. […]