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Community Board

Bronx Community Board #9 1967 Turnbull Avenue
Bronx, NY 10473
Phone: 718-823-3034
Fax: 718-823-6461
Web site:
District Manager: Francisco M. Gonzalez

Elected Officials

Council District #18

Annabel Palma (Democrat)
1041 Castle Hill Avenue
Bronx, NY 10472
Phone: 718-792-1140
Fax: 718-931-0235
Web site:

Congressional District #15

José E. Serrano (Democrat)
1231 Lafayette Ave
4th Floor
Bronx, NY 10474
Phone: 718-620-0084
Fax: 718-620-0658
Web site:

State Assembly District #87

Luis Sepulveda
1973 Westchester Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462
Phone: 718-931-2620
Web site:

State Senate District #34

Jeffrey D. Klein (Democrat)
3612 East Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
Phone: 718-822-2049
Fax: 718-822-2321
Web site:

Local Information


Ladder 47
1214 Castle Hill Avenue (Ellis Avenue) 10462

Engine 96
1689 Story Avenue (Croes Avenue) 10473


43rd Precinct
900 Fteley Avenue 10473

Local Hospitals

Westchester Square Medical Center
2475 St. Raymond Avenue 10461

Parks and Playgrounds

Randall Playground
Randall, Castle Hill, Olmstead Avenues

P.O. Serrano Playground
Olmstead, Turnbull, Castle Hill Avenues

Haviland Playground
Pugsley, Haviland, Watson Avenues

Castle Hill Park
Olmstead, Barrett, Zerega Avenues, Hart Street

Blackrock Playground
Pugsley, Blackrock, Watson Avenues

Post Office

Castle Hill Station
1163 Castle Hill Avenue 10462

More neighborhood information available at

Schools: District 8

P.S. 36 Unionport School
P.S. 138 Samuel Randall School

Other schools in District 8

Alternative Programs in the Bronx
Charter Schools in the Bronx
Special Education Programs in the Bronx

School and Zone Finder Mapping System


Holy Family School (Pre K-8)
2169 Blackrock Avenue 10472

Jewish Schools in the Bronx - The Lookstein Center
Parochial Schools in the Bronx - Archdiocese of New York
Private Schools in the Bronx - New York State Association of Independent Schools


Information about Environmental Remediation Projects in your Community

Brownfields are properties where redevelopment is complicated by actual or suspected environmental contamination from past land usage. Because of New York City's long industrial history, brownfields are found in areas throughout the five boroughs. The New York City Office of Environmental Remediation offers programs that encourage environmental investigation of lightly-to-moderately contaminated sites, and that oversee clean up appropriate to a site's new end use. Information about these projects is available below:


New York City Voluntary Cleanup Program
Brownfield Educational Video series –Cleaning Up NYC


NYC Districting Commission

The New York City Charter requires that every ten years, after each decennial census, an independent commission be appointed to redraw Councilmanic District lines to accurately reflect the City's demographics. Each of the 51 Council Districts across the City may increase or decrease in size to accommodate changes in population per the Census.
 The Mayor and Council leaders appoint the members of the Districting Commission to take on this task.  The Commission works to redraw lines with the data, process, and criteria required by federal law, the 2010 US Census Bureau data, and the New York City Charter.

After the Commission is constituted, Commission Members and their staff will begin meeting to review all relevant laws, regulations, and the Census data.  After public hearings and meetings, the Commission will develop a final plan to submit to the City Council and ultimately to the United States Department of Justice in advance of the 2013 elections.

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