Mill Pond Park

Local waterfront gets failing grades

A new scorecard unveiled by a coalition of environmental groups this week rates Mott Haven’s riverfront among New York City’s worst in all three categories measured to gauge the health and vibrancy of 39 waterfront neighborhoods.

Company punished for illegal dumping

Company punished for illegal dumping

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.

Festival brings residents to Harlem River shore

Carlton Curry and his daughter Carleta sat on the lawn at Mill Pond Park watching a hawk displayed by the Urban Divers Estuary Conservancy against a backdrop of a teepee, with the Harlem River beyond.

“We need more events like this, a lot of events,” Curry said.

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