According to Bronx DA Darcel Clark, Andy Encarnacion, 24, and Matthew Wulah, 25, broke into the home of 19-year-old Jose Hart early in the morning on Nov. 20, 2016 at 1058 Southern Boulevard and fatally shot him in the chest during a struggle.
Blake is the fourth candidate to file since Serrano announced in March that he would not seek reelection due to his battle with Parkinson’s disease.
A parent at the rally said he has witnessed parents having to stop their children from getting hit by speeding vehicles in front of PS 48, which his own children attended.
Some South Bronx residents remain skeptical of the city’s plan to convert a 130-block area along Southern Boulevard into a dazzling new development, insisting that the project will benefit everyone but them.
The proposal, which has been described as a New York State version of the Green New Deal currently under debate in the U.S. Congress, would be the first of its kind nationally, and could encourage other states to attack climate change head-on, its backers say.
The Bronx River Alliance, in collaboration with the parks department, the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection collaborated in early April to stock the Bronx River with 400 alewife, a type of river herring.