Many of the victims were teens, whose parents came out to memorialize them, and to push for an end to the carnage.
New district lines put a majority of District 8 in Mott Haven.
Fourth-grader Dionte Johnson was walking back to his grandfather’s apartment with a bag of donuts when a man started chasing him.
A political outsider enters the race for the City Council’s 17th District seat in the South Bronx, looking to topple long-time incumbent Maria del Carmen Arroyo.
The city is supposed to build a new garbage facility in Manhattan to relieve the South Bronx of the unfair burden it has shouldered for years. Now, though, some politicians are wavering.
The Piccirillis were. master carvers who lived and worked in Mott Haven. They carved many famous sculptures, including their most famous, of Abraham Lincoln.
But cops say they’re making progress vs. crews Small groups of teenagers known as “crews” were the source of most of Mott Haven’s violent street crime in 2012. Crews committed the majority of robberies, grand larcenies and shootings in the neighborhood last year, said Deputy Inspector Christopher McCormack, commanding officer of the 40th Precinct. McCormack [...]
Morrisania non-profit teaches what area schools don’t Former recording artist Bervin Harris has found a way to bridge the gap between Bach and Beyoncé. Harris’ passion for music instruction for kids began in 2000 while he was working for a Hunts Points organization whose mission was to introduce young people to music in Bronx schools [...]
Winner of annual public service award noted for her help redesigning Mott Haven Branch Library, launching community service programs.
Listen in as students at Haven Academy learn about the value of money.
Ex-Councilman would increase community policing, support parents Democratic mayoral candidate Sal Albanese is not one to toe the party line as a means of winning an election. First elected to the City Council to represent Bay Ridge in 1982, Albanese is looking to use his record as an independently-minded populist to appeal to the city’s [...]
Councilwoman doubles initial allocation to $1.9 million for this year’s projects.
An exhibition at a Mott Haven art gallery encourages patrons to stop, look around and think about how the space and the objects around them are used and who profits from them.