May's Tremont Tribune is on the streets and online. Check out some of our latest stories:
- The primary race for Pedro Espada's state senate seat is getting crowded, with Community Board 7 manager Fernando Tirado and former Gillibrand staffer Gustavo Rivera both declaring their candidacy.
- Speaking of Espada: some coverage of his current legal woes, as well as his recent financial contributions to a three local groups.
- Tenants in two apartment buildings on Garden Street, owned by Milbank Real Estate, have found themselves living in terrible conditions after their buildings went into foreclosure last year. Now, a legal group is working on behalf of residents in ten other Milbank buildings to hold the bank that oversees the mortgage responsible for maintenance.
- Assemblyman Michael Benjamin, whose district covers much of CB6, says he won't be seeking re-election this fall. He's toying with the idea of running against Congressman Jose E. Serrano instead.
- A group of students from PS/MS 3 have scored a grant to help fund their quest to clean up a local park.