Opioid Epidemic

Patterson Playground Is Central to Coordinated Drug Treatment Approach

This story centered around a playground in Mott Haven that plays weekly host to a wide range of drug treatment offerings, from detox to harm reduction, and has triggered a similarly wide gamut of reactions from neighbors.

The Lady of St. Mary's

I witnessed a South Bronx woman save her friend from a heroin overdose and wrote a profile about her for the Mott Haven Herald.

Public Housing

Elevator Outages Pose Hard Choices for Betances Residents

For the Mott Haven Herald I reported from a public housing development whose elderly residents and those with disabilities were contending with an elevator outage.


NYCHA Complexes Fight the Cold, and the System

For this story I visited multiple housing developments in the South Bronx to report on the ongoing heating crisis in the NYCHA system.