Articles By: Bernard L. Stein
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What’s wrong with the Bronx? We are. Those of us who live here are the problem, according to a widely-circulated piece of punditry in The New York Times.
More than 200 people have applied to work at FreshDirect since the on-line grocer signed an agreement to consider Bronx residents screened by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corp., according to Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., who hosted a job fair in the rotunda of the Bronx County Building on July 18.
The vision of a reborn connection between the Harlem River and the Bronx communities nearby was sketched at a forum at the Bronx Museum on June 11 that marked the completion of a community-based plan and the start of an effort to implement it neighborhood by neighborhood.
Some day, the city hopes, a site near the 145th Street Bridge will become a waterfront park, an extension of Mill Pond Park to the north.
Now a guilty plea to felony charges of illegal dumping by the company that owns the site could bring that day closer.
South Bronx Greenway will cross rail yard The city has reached an agreement with the private operator of the Harlem River Yards in Port Morris that will allow the long-stalled bridge from the Bronx to the playing fields of Randall’s Island to be built. But the project, one of the jewels in the crown of [...]