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Public documents relating to Harlem River/Fresh Direct Here is a link to documents discovered and shared by the public– not the government– that relate to the proposal to give Fresh Direct $130 million in subsidies to relocated on the Bronx waterfront. Check out the NEGATIVE Environmental Assessments done for Fresh Direct, the nonbinding “Memorandum of Understanding” concocted by BP Ruben Diaz, […]

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Yet another heavily subsidized deal to bring low-wage jobs, truck traffic to the Bronx

In yet another massive tax giveaway, the city and state have pledged $130 million in tax breaks, tax credits, and capital investments to get Fresh Direct to build its new headquarters in the South Bronx– where, not incidentally, they have so far refused to deliver– instead of New Jersey. This deal will plunk a truck-clogged […]

Saleen Shah from Citizen's Committee presents FIPNA with a $1000 check

FIPNA wins $1000 Love Your Block grant to spruce up the 238th Street Step street

FIPNA has won a $1000 grant from the Citizen’s Committee for New York City to clean up and landscape the 238th Street step street. The step street is a naturally beautiful element of our community, listed on our Historic Survey as a “contributing factor” to the Historic District. We want to restore it to its […]

Riverdale Press Point of View: Why We Fight

February 1, 2012 Point of View Why we fight By Margaret Groarke The stalled construction site at 3333 Giles has been terrible for residents of Giles Place. The construction fence collapses with every significant storm and currently sags over the sidewalk, where unheeded violations flutter in the wind. The owner, the shadowy “GRA V LLC” […]