FIPNA’s statement in opposition to Jackson Development’s plan for Cannon/Ft. Independence

Here is  FIPNA’s statement in opposition to Jackson Development Group’s proposal to build an HDC-funded 93-unit/122-car building on Cannon Place/Ft. Independence in our community. As a reminder, the Land Use meeting is Monday night, April 4, at 7:30, in the Leo Engineering Building, 3825 Corlear Ave, 4th Floor (Fishback Room) at Corlear Avenue and W 238th St […]

Alert: Cannon Place Closed 4/19/2010

Alert: Cannon Place Closed 4/19/2010

Today (April 19) the DOT spent most of the day on Cannon Place placing concrete barriers along the retaining wall side of the street. They said it was preliminary to taking steps to repair/shore up the wall and repair the sidewalk, and indicated that they want the sidewalk completely closed until repairs are made. Cannon […]

Van Cortlandt Village/Kingsbridge Heights On Forgotten Neighborhoods

Van Cortlandt Village/Kingsbridge Heights On Forgotten Neighborhoods

From their site: I became so enamoured of the Van Cortlandt Village/Kingsbridge Heights area while doing ForgottenTour 37 around the (temporarily dry) Jerome Park Reservoir that I resolved to return and explore these two obscure Bronx enclaves a little more in-depth, and that’s exactly what I did on September 20, 2009. There’s no clear boundary […]

Alarm test at the Jerome Park Reservoir

The New York City Department of Environmental Protection has scheduled a routine alarm safety, maintenance and inspection procedure at the Jerome Park Reservoir. The test will take place on Tuesday, February 16, 2010, at approximately 9:00 a.m. The alarm may be detectable near the site but it will be preceded by an announcement that the […]

ALERT: Lost Dog!

ALERT: Lost Dog!

Attention: On February 5th, 2010 around 10:00am  in the vicinity of Van Cortlandt Avenue West one of our neighbors lost their dog. The dog is a miniature Doberman, she was wearing a red harness, and her name is Fortune. If you have seen this dog or have any information please contact us at lostdog@fipna.org or […]

A compactor on Cannon Place?

A compactor on Cannon Place?

At first I wasn’t sure what this big green hunk of metal was now sitting in the Nursing Home driveway. Could it be a dumpster? A water tank? What is it? After further investigation it turns out that it is a hydraulic compactor used to crush garbage. I was surprised to see something this monstrous […]

Helen ‘bought’ patients?

According to a story in the NY Post Helen Sieger allegedly paid a hospital social worker for patients; A Bronx nursing home allegedly paid a hospital social worker to steer elderly patients its way, The Post has learned. Ex-Kingsbridge Care Center CEO Helen Sieger gave New York Presbyterian’s Frank Rivera nearly $20,000, Attorney General Andrew […]

Alarm test at Jerome Park Reservoir

On Thursday, November 12 at approximately 9 AM, NYCDEP’s Bureau of Water and Sewer Operations will conduct its quarterly alarm safety, maintenance and inspection test at the Jerome Park Reservoir. The alarm may be detectable near the site; however, there will be an announcement before the alarm is activated that the sounding of the alarm […]

Notice: GIVING THANKS FAMILY FUN IN THE BRONX

This is a noticed passed on by us: Greetings Friends, Join us for this annual tradition of Celebrating THANKSGIVING on the HARLEM RIVER. UDEC HARLEM RIVER ECOLOGY CENTER ..a unique urban nature center and micro-maritime museum Locatea the Southern End of Roberto Clemente State Park,  NYC Bridge Park, and River Park Towers; Just north of […]

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