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.
The city is installing 40 blue light “help points” in city parks, including Soundview Starlight Concrete Plant and Pugsley Creek parks.
Tucked away in a corner of Mott Haven, just outside the grounds of one of the city’s largest public housing complexes, a new baseball field is providing local young people a place to play and lots of instruction to step up their game.
For the Phoenix of South Bronx High School, the pressure was officially on. To keep their undefeated 12-0 season going, they’d have to score in the last rays of spring light.
Well over a hundred residents packed into Betances Community Center on Nov. 29 to weigh in on how to spend $30 million in promised capital funding from the city to upgrade St. Mary’s Park.
Developers and city housing officials unveiled a plan for 289 units of housing and a health center in place of the former PS 31 on the Grand Concourse, but Community Board 1 urged them to go back to the drawing board.