Many of the older members of the congregation at St. Roch in Mott Haven will watch Mass on their TV rather than attend another church if the Archdiocese closes St. Roch in late summer, reports Mott Haven Herald, which captures reaction from parishioners in an accompanying video.
A recent forum sponsored by Digital.NYC in the South Bronx brought together tech entrepreneurs, job seekers and city officials to explore the area’s potential for more tech business, reports Mott Haven Herald.
A new movement called Artify Norwood is bringing artists and businesses together, Norwood News reports.
An after-school program looks to fill in the dearth of African history in the Ethical Culture Fieldston School’s curriculum and will culminate in a trip to Ghana, reports The Riverdale Press.
A bill before the City Council would help to promote greater “waste equity” and relieve three neighborhoods – the South Bronx, North Brooklyn and Southeast Queens – of the heavy waste processing burden they carry for the city’s trash, reports New York Environment Report.
The brutal cold did not stop more than 600 people from attending an information session about Deferred Action, El Diario reports.
Mother-turned-activist Constance Malcolm speaks to Colorlines about her continuing fight for justice for her son Ramarley Graham, who was fatally shot by an NYPD officer three years ago.
The Spanish Evangelical Church in the Bronx offers food and preaches social justice to an impoverished community, El Diario reports.
The “spiritually homeless” congregation of the Riverdale Islamic Center rents out space at an Episcopalian church while looking for a permanent location, reports The Riverdale Press.
On a recent Saturday in the South Bronx, youths gathered to participate in the 10-hour #SocialGoodHacks to address social problems with newly acquired technology skills.
At El Nuevo Bohío restaurant in the Bronx, customers can enjoy Dominican and Puerto Rican meals while surrounded by murals depicting landscapes of the islands and memories from childhood, reports Manhattan Times.
The election of Carl Heastie as NYS Assembly speaker “effectively changes the trajectory of the Bronx,” writes Norwood News.
Casita Maria marked eight decades of providing kids in the South Bronx with art and educational programs, reports Hunts Point Express.
The SAGE center has opened a new location in the Bronx as part of a citywide initiative spearheaded by City Council member Ritchie Torres, reports Gay City News.
City Limits investigates how tenants battle landlords and bureaucracy in Bronx housing court, the city’s busiest, and examines some remedies.