Post Tagged with: "Longwood"

News / Politics

Amanda Septimo running for Arroyo’s seat

Amanda Septimo

Amanda Septimo has set her sights on the open City Council seat in Bronx District 17, which includes Hunts Point and Longwood. At 24, Septimo would become the youngest council member in the city.

Education / News

Pre-K enrollment at 50 percent in Hunts Point

Citizens Committee for Children of New York 2015 Community Risk Ranking

Hunts Point and Longwood have the lowest enrollment in pre-kindergarten classes of any neighborhood in the five boroughs, despite having the greatest need to reverse historically low education rates.

Culture / News

New South Bronx Halloween Parade celebrates 30 Years

New South Bronx Halloween Parade celebrates 30 Years

The New South Bronx Halloween Parade celebrates 30 years of commitment to a South Bronx tradition.


Customers enraged with local postal service

The entrance to the Manida Street post office remains locked and snowed in.

Postal officials faced a barrage of criticism at Community Board 2 on Feb. 11, from residents and representatives of elected officials.

Housing / Religion

Cardinal visits Sandy survivors in Longwood

Archbishop Timothy Dolan at San Vicente de Paul on Dec. 10.

Longwood seniors received a special visitor just before the holidays.

Art / Crime

New film warns of drug scourge

Director Juan Shamsul Alam, center, reviews a script with actors Angel Salazar, left, and Tony Vozzo, right.

The surge in heroin use across the city has prompted one Bronx playwright and director to use film as a means to warn about the drug’s growing danger.

Housing / Politics

Mayoral candidates debate housing

Supporters of embattled mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner stood outside Thessalonia Worship Center in Longwood on July 29.

Mayoral hopefuls faced off in Longwood to debate proposed policies on issues that concern New Yorkers, but one—scandal-scarred Anthony Weiner—left early, to address the media.


Community board says local shelter is illegal

The building at 1073-1075 Hall Place was converted into a shelter without Community Board 2's knowledge.

The landlord of a residential building in Longwood is in hot water with Community Board 2 members and staff, who say he has been illegally operating it as a shelter for five years.


Latin music legend memorialized in Longwood

Percussionist Candido Camero and pianist Larry Harlow, seated left to right, were among several living salsa legends who came to honor the memory of Arsenio Rodriguez in Longwood on June 6.

From now on, Dawson Street between Intervale and Longwood avenues will also be known as Arsenio Rodriguez Way, in honor of the godfather of salsa.