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Mourners march in memory of Destiny Sanchez

The Hunts Point vigil for Destiny Sanchez.

Hunts Point vigil calls for end to killings Over 100 people gathered yesterday to mourn outside the Barretto Street building where 15-year-old Destiny Sanchez was found strangled to death and doused in bleach over the Thanksgiving weekend.  Mourners brought candles, flowers and teddy bears to the vigil that was arranged […]

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Community board resumes battle vs. bars

Longwood residents are bitterly opposed to the opening of a new bar on this stretch of the neighborhood between Whitlock and Westchester avenues.

Attorney complains board member intimidated applicant Prospective bar or lounge owners looking to open a new venue in Hunts Point or Longwood will have to gain approval from a new Community Board 2 sub-committee created to filter out the bad seeds.