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Another Bronx Issue Pits Community Against Each Other

On Monday several hundred people from all ranks, majority Bronx residents packed a Hostos Community College auditorium to express their opinion at the Empire State Development’s Public Hearing on whether to grant Fresh Direct corporation a $9million dollar grant and $1 million dollar loan for their relocation to the South Bronx.

White House official’s architectural bills draw scrutiny

The following article appeared in USA Today (March 12, 2009) NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors are looking into why the new White House urban affairs director hasn’t paid an architect for house designs made two years ago — the same time he recommended the architect for a lucrative city contract.