Mapping Heat Vulnerability to Protect Community Health. Community leaders and scientists from two U.S. cities are combining public health data and heat maps to prepare residents for climate change–related health risks.
The neighborhood of Hunts Point sits on a peninsula poking out of the east side of the South Bronx. Not to be confused with Hunters Point in Queens, the Bronx neighborhood is surrounded by the Bronx and East rivers and the Bruckner Expressway.
The new framework is a start, union representatives and drivers like Mondesi say, but it could be even stronger. Some business owners, meanwhile, say the reform will make it harder to stay afloat.
When SEBCO caught wind of residents crossing over buildings via the roof, the company placed a round-the-clock security guard on the sixth floor to ensure residents could no longer use the roof, but still provided no alternative options for residents.
Thirteen Manhattan College students are traveling across the Bronx during the spring semester, learning about the history of slavery in the borough and its legacy that relates to present day.
Intro. 1211 calls on affordable housing developers who receive subsidies from the city, to set aside 15 percent of all preserved or newly created units for homeless families. Current city policy sets that number at just five percent...Read more
About 20 former Sanitation Salvage workers and members of Teamsters Local Union 813 held signs that said “Stop the War on Workers” and shouted, “Pay your workers, Sanitation Salvage.” They were demanding...Read more
Several criminal justice organizations called area nonprofits last fall to spread the news about an exciting new project they were piloting. A new hotline would allow callers from the South Bronx to learn if any warrants for their arrest had been issued and, if so, how to get rid of those warrants. Read more...