This past March, Foodtown, one of Norwood’s premier supermarkets, reopened to rave reviews 15 months after being destroyed in a fire.
The Correctional Association of New York, a nonprofit that advocates for improved conditions in state correctional facilities, is looking for formerly or currently incarcerated people who have been treated for HIV or Hepatitis C while in prison or jail to share their stories. The group wants to hear your/your loved ones experiences in order to assess how well the state’s correctional facilities are caring for inmates with these illnesses. See the flier below for more info and who to contact.
The Bronx Household of Faith’s 17-year legal battle with the Department of Education came to a close in 2011, with the University Heights church and dozens of other religious groups facing eviction from school buildings throughout the five boroughs.
A former PS 51 teacher plans to file a lawsuit against the DOE, claiming the toxic Bedford Park building was the cause of a birth defect in her unborn baby.
Two years after the City Council voted down plans to turn the hulking and empty Kingsbridge Armory into a shopping mall, local groups and elected officials spent much of 2011 pondering what should be done now with the 575,000-square-foot space.
Mega-wealthy real estate mogul, reality TV star and onetime presidential hopeful Donald Trump will soon be doing business in the Bronx, as the city has chosen his company to run a 222-acre golf course at Ferry Point Park East.
In the fall of 2011, a series of seemingly random acts of violence, most of them on or around Grand Avenue and Fordham Road, put the community on edge and a neighborhood in the spotlight.
In an editorial printed on Christmas day, the New York Times made an endorsement for the controversial, Bronx-born living wage bill that’s being considered in the City Council.
Photos from the Dec. 15 tree lighting ceremony on Mosholu Parkway hosted by Community Board 7.