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Over 200 Units of Affordable Housing to Replace Our Lady of Pity Church

Our Lady of Pity Church

Earlier this year we reported that demolition of Our Lady of Pity Roman Catholic Church on 151st Street in Melrose had begun. Now the Archdiocese of New York, through the Association of New York Catholic Homes has announced that the beloved church will give way to affordable housing. In a community meeting last night, community…

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Greedy Amtrak is Delaying East Bronx Metro North Expansion

Call it greed, pure and simple. Although the MTA is ready to move forward with the planned expansion of Metro North in our borough with the creation of four new stations in the East Bronx, work cannot commence until Amtrak says ok. Essentially the railroad giant is holding East Bronx residents hostage by demanding “access…

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A Bronx Tale: Why I’m Sharing My Mental Health Journey

Three years ago, I publicly came out to our Welcome2TheBronx readers about my battle with anxiety and panic attacks. It was a decision that wasn’t too easy and extremely difficult because I was making myself vulnerable to such a large readership. Thankfully, it was one of the best decisions I have made, not because it…

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Massive New Development Announced for the Grand Concourse

A new 520 unit development might be coming to the Grand Concourse in the Mott Haven neighborhood of the South Bronx. The developer, JCS Realty, recently purchased three adjoining sites on the…

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