Hristina Tisheva

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South Bronx Residents Advised To Go To Credit Unions Due To Lack Of Banks

For four decades, government and non-profit agencies have urged residents in poor neighborhoods to use banks instead of check-cashing outlets and mattresses for their banking. And for decades, such residents have resisted, saying banks are pricey, scarce and inconvenient.

Cleaning After The Runners

At 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, November 6, 2011, after the last start of the New York City marathon on Staten Island and after all runners ...
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Cheering The Runners

Naomi Nuevez, 60, was the only cheerer at the start-up of the New York City Marathon at Staten Island on November 6, 2011. For three hours ...
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City Officials Demand Federal Investigation On “Stop & Frisk Policy”

New York City and New York State officials, along with non-profit organizations, demanded during a press conference on October 19, 2011 a Federal monitor in the New York Police Department’s “stop and frisk” policies....
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At Bronx Education Summit, Criticism Of Mayoral Control And Department

The mayor and the Department of Education were under attack on October 15, 2011at the first educational summit in Bronx....
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Morrisania Post Office Up For Possible Closure

As the United States Postal Services prepares to close 3,700 post offices to avoid bankruptcy, it is setting its sights on the only postal station in Morrisania....
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First-Ever “Slow Zone” In NYC To Be Executed By Early October

The New York City Department of Transportation is close to finishing the first-ever “slow zone” pilot project in the city. It will be implemented by early October, the department’s Bronx Borough Commissioner Constance Moran said at the last Community Board Three meeting on September 16, 2011....
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Remembering Lost Friends & Colleagues At Ladder 19 In Morrisania

It is 8:42 a.m. on September 11, 2011. “I salute you,” shouts a bystander at the corner of Washington Avenue and 167th St., about 20 feet from the Ladder 19 firehouse gates....
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Author Info
image Hristina Tisheva is a freelance journalist who aspires to be a sports reporter. Her professional background is in radio. She hosted a four-hour long morning talk show and a five-hour long sports program; both on national air in her native Bulgaria. Hristina is currently a graduate student at Columbia Journalism School.