A handful of residents who attended a meeting with police officers complained about a preponderance of used syringes and needles being discarded in parks and playgrounds by people who frequent the Hub’s numerous methadone clinics.
Ever since their defeat at the Senior Swim Olympics this past summer, the St. Mary’s Senior Marlins have dedicated themselves to reclaiming their 2016 Champion status, but say that lack of access to the pool at St. Mary’s Rec Center is holding them back.
For students at M.S. 343 in Mott Haven, a visit to the principal’s office is a treat. Principal Vincent Gassetto’s headquarters is where they’ll find Buttons, a tan terrier mix puppy nestled on a blue plaid dog bed.
On Oct. 2, Topping was one of four activists nationwide to receive an anti-corruption award from The New York City Independence Club, a group whose stated goal is to promote non-partisan politics and grassroots activism.