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Government / Politics

Bronx voters decisively back Clinton

Bronx voters decisively back Clinton

The margin of victory was larger in the 15th congressional district, which includes Hunts Point and Mott Haven, than in any of the other 26 congressional districts in the state. With 95 percent of the votes counted in the district, Clinton had 72 percent of the votes.

Politics

The Point previews City Council election

Teen activists and adults joined at The Point CDC to watch a live feed of candidates for the open 17th district City Council seat square off.

Politics

OP ED: Voters should tune in for candidate debate on Jan. 27

OP ED: Voters should tune in for candidate debate on Jan. 27

The candidate forum will be streamed live at: http://www.bronxnet.org/ and can be seen on BronxNet (Ch. 67)/Fios (Ch. 33).

Art

Photography club keeps the art form accessible

Giacomo and David Delgado at work.

By encouraging photography of Bronx scenes and organizing free exhibitions at which to display the resulting work, the group seeks to improve residents’ appreciation of their borough.

News

Local drug abuse prevention group awarded federal funds

A coalition whose goal is to put a dent in alcohol and drug abuse by South Bronx youth was awarded $125,000 in federal funding in September to further its cause.

Education / Environment

Reporter for Express is honored

Hunts Point Express reporter Iyeisha Barrie (right) with Aronson Awards host and journalist Rebecca Carroll.

Hunts Point Express reporter Iyeisha Barrie, a junior at CUNY Hunter College, won the prestigious Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism in the undergraduate category. Barrie, who reported for the Express in the fall of 2014, won for her story on a new method of tracking air quality launched recently by […]

Environment

March 26 discussion on repurposing empty lots

One of 100 vacant lots a team of Hunter College researchers has mapped. The research team will meet with residents at The Point on March 25 at 7 p,m. to discuss possible public uses for the vacant spaces.

A team of researchers is engaging the community in discussions about what to do with 100 vacant lots they have identified on the Hunts Point peninsula.

Housing / Video

A homeless winter in Hunts Point

A frigid February took its toll on the homeless in Hunts Point.

A video team followed a homeless man as he made the rounds in Hunts Point, trying to stay warm during the coldest February in the city in over 60 years.

Environment / Jobs

Public hearing on shore protection set for Jan. 15

An artist's sketch shows what the Hunts Point waterfront could look like with federal and city funding to create jobs and protect the shoreline.

The Point CDC will host a public meeting on Thursday, Jan. 15, to update the community on the federal government and the city’s plans to protect Hunts Point from future storms and flooding.