Post Tagged with: "41st Precinct"


June Police beat

Sexual predator convicted James Schlau, 47, was found guilty in June of sexually assaulting three women in Hunts Point. A jury convicted Schlau, a registered sex offender, of multiple sexual assault, rape, and weapons possession charges stemming from three separate incidents in 2010, one in April and two in June. […]


Community Board cracks down on bars

Community Board cracks down on bars

By Fausto Giovanny Pinto In a signal that it is hardening its stance on who receives liquor licenses, Community Board 2 recently denied a letter of support to a new bar seeking to open on Westchester Avenue. The board voted 16-1 at its April 27 meeting to withhold its […]

Crime / Jobs / News / Parks

Prostitution makes a comeback

Butterfly is an 18-year-old prostitute who works the block facing the Corpus Christi Monastery in Hunts Point. She has been walking the streets of Hunts Point since she was 14. Two years ago, she got out, staying with family in Westchester. But after a year-and-a-half in Pleasantville, in a setting […]

Art / News

Party celebrates Bronx ‘open air museum’

Party celebrates Bronx ‘open air museum’

For years, the stretch of Whitlock Avenue under the 6-train was known for chop shops and warehouses. It certainly wasn’t known for art. Yet since September, riders at the newly-renovated Whitlock Avenue Station have had something more colorful to see. Instead of graffiti tags and plain brick walls, residents and […]

Crime / News

New top cop looks to curb prostitution, robbery

The 41st precinct has a new commanding officer, but the challenges facing law enforcement in Hunts Point and Longwood remain familiar. Philip Rivera, 37, took over in September from Deputy Inspector Donald McHugh, who was transferred to NYPD’s counter-terrorism unit after leading the Longwood Avenue precinct since early in 2008. […]

Business / Crime / Environment / Parks / Transportation

In the news, August 26-September 9

General Colin L. Powell will be returning to his Longwood roots on Thursday, Sept 9th to inaugurate a 50-unit condo building for low-income tenants at 715 Fox St. at the corner of Leggett Ave. The building will be named for Powell, who spent his formative years growing up in an […]