by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 21, 2015 12:07 pm | Comments (2)
The Board of Alders approved a resolution that will allow Mayor Toni Harp to accept a $1 million federal grant aimed at making Newhallville safer, but not without passing a separate resolution that attaches caveats for city staff going forward.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 15, 2015 8:36 am | Comments (2)
More street outreach workers in schools. More jobs for Newhallville teens. More coordination among groups, including city government, trying to do good in the neighborhood. And an ongoing evaluation of whether any of it is working to reduce crime and youth violence.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 12, 2015 3:09 pm | Comments (1)
As Carmen Mendez drove down Winchester Avenue and turned left on Read Street, her boss, Serena Neal-Sanjurjo, proved that she was no stranger to Newhallville.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 9, 2015 3:22 pm | Comments (11)
Frustrated with how city officials plan to spend $1 million earmarked for their neighborhood, some Newhallville residents this week said they are fed up with being a guinea-pig community that officials mine to experiment with programs that don’t ever seem to change life for the better.
by Markeshia Ricks | Jan 7, 2015 4:52 pm | Comments (5)
At 3 a.m. on this coldest of January mornings, 80-year-old Dorthea Mitchell crawled out of bed to turn on the oven. It was that, or go to the hospital.
by Aliyya Swaby | Jan 5, 2015 1:38 pm
Mayor Toni Harp plans to consult with King-Robinson Magnet School students on how to spend $1,000 they raised and donated to the city.
by Staff | Dec 24, 2014 7:46 am | Comments (1)
by Aliyya Swaby | Dec 18, 2014 1:15 pm
The City Plan Commission denied permission for a half-built house to be completed and a proposal for a Newhallville convenience store, and tabled a request to open a gas station-convenience store on the east side, after the three applicants failed to show up.
by Markeshia Ricks | Dec 17, 2014 8:34 am | Comments (12)
The city inched closer to accepting a $1 million grant from the feds to make Newhallville a safer neighborhood—after the neighborhood’s representatives grilled the Harp administration’s point person and attached conditions.
by Paul Bass | Dec 16, 2014 4:16 pm | Comments (1)
Andrew Constantinou wasn’t a familiar face in Newhallville, but the devastation he helped wreak there earned him a five-year prison sentence.