El Diario-La Prensa looks at the fight to push the U.S. Navy out of Vieques – which succeeded a decade ago this week – and involved many New Yorkers, including Melissa Mark-Viverito, Adolfo Carrión and Rosie Pérez.
Sing Tao Daily profiles InsideClimate News' Lisa Song, the 26-year-old Boston-based Pulitzer Prize winner whose celebration of the award was cut short by the bombings. A background of immigrating at 6, a science degree at MIT, and working for a small media outlet turned into the winning formula.
FreshDirect's plan to build new headquarters in the Mott Haven has a good and a bad side, but neighbors rather have a full environmental impact study to evaluate how the added traffic and pollution will impact already high asthma rates, reports El Diario-La Prensa.
Plans for hotels and shopping centers by CitiField and surrounding Willets Point has riled community advocates and immigrants, who met with contractors and representatives to question the lack of priority for affordable housing, reports Queens Latino.
A group of 12 Israeli army volunteers, veterans of war zones and relief operations, were shocked at the absence of government assistance they have found in Brooklyn, reports the The Jewish Daily Forward.
Two home attendants lost power and water but the elderly patients became their priority, the World Journal reported. In the dark, they struggle to give them hot food and to carry water up many flights of stairs.