Another win for FIPNA & the community!

We just found out that the developer that wanted to build a building on Giles Place has just lost his appeal to the zoning law change.   Here is an excerpt from the transcript:   Petitioner GRA V, LLC (Owner) acquired two adjoining lots with the intention of developing a seven-story, 63-unit apartment building in […]

No Blasting at the Jerome Park Reservoir – DEP TRO

On Wednesday, July 30, 2008, Ezra B. Glaser, an attorney with offices in the Bronx appeared before Justice Betty Owen Stinson seeking an Order to Show Cause for a temporary restraining order (TRO) against the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)’s proposal to blast in and around the Jerome Park Reservoir. The Judge […]

Fort Independence Park Closed or Open?

The Parks Department has come to us and asked how we feel about the Fort Independence Park being closed after dark. For some time the gates on both ends of the park have been locked after the park closes, which is usually after dusk.   There are people that are sitting on both sides of […]

First Day of Summer Concert

We’re having another “First day of Summer” concert in Fort Independence Park this Saturday, June 21, between 2:30 and 6.   To add to the fun, this year we have Gus Amador playing too!   Last year FIPNA sponsored a First Day of Summer concert on June 21 in the Fort Independence Park. The music […]

Blasting at Jerome Park Reservoir? NO WAY!

Friends of Jerome Park Reservoir say:   Blasting at Jerome Park Reservoir?  NO WAY!  June 16, 2008   Dear Neighbor:   Our precious reservoir, as well as our peace and quiet, is in jeopardy!   In documents explaining the construction of the water filtration plant in the Mosholu Golf Course, the City’s Department of Environmental […]

Get On The Do Not Call List

Get On The Do Not Call List

Join the millions of other Americans who have put their names on the “do not call list”. It’s real easy and it’s still not too late to join.   Just call 888-382-1222 or go to it only takes a minute.   Your registration will not expire. Telephone numbers placed on the National Do Not […]

Community Residential Burglary Alert

We were advised today at the community council meeting at the 50th precinct that there has been an increase in burglaries around the Giles Place / Sedgwick Avenue areas and south. Most of these have been perpetrated after the residents have left for work. The perpetrators are using either a crowbar or something else to […]

Community Alert – May 3rd rally

Community Alert Day 74 of the Nursing Home Strike MARCH FOR PEACE & JUSTICE Fort Independence Park Sedgwick Ave @ Giles Place Meet at the Flag Pole on the left inside the park Saturday, May 3, 2008 10:30 A.M Sponsored by the Community Organization Strike Alliance (COSA) COSA supports the efforts of 1199 SEIU on […]

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