The latest edition of the Norwood News is out with news you can use. It’s been an interesting two weeks compiling relevant stories for the northwest Bronx, and here’s a snapshot of what you’ll find:
– Thousands of tenants are fuming over a rise in a lack of heat and hot water in their building owned by the same firm, The Related Cos. Find out what both sides have to say in this battle that’s just heating up.
Editor’s Note: A fact-finding forum sponsored by Community Board 7 and the neighborhood’s elected officials will be held tonight, February 5 at North Central Bronx Hospital, 3424 Kossuth Ave., 17th floor.
– The Bronx Library Center in Fordham is the borough’s main headquarters for folks to sign up for a free New York City identification card. Find out why elected officials picked the Bronx center as a main post.
– Assemblyman Carl Heastie has now been voted as the next Speaker of the New York State Assembly, one of three powerful positions in state government, alongside the governor. The Bronx is hailing Heastie’s rise, while several editorial boards are calling his ascension a bad idea. Find out why.
– And finally, check out our neighborhood coverage of the winter season’s first major snowstorm and how Norwood fared.
Of course, we have your Norwood News staples featured in this edition–Inquiring Photographer and Out & About, spotlighting some of the cultural events happening around the Bronx.
A hard copy of the newspaper can be found up and down the northwest Bronx. Stop by your neighborhood coffee shop, bank and medical offices to pick up your copy! If you can’t find one, you’ll know where you can see it. Until next time.