Street Sweep

CM Marte Announces ACE Street Cleaning for ‘New Dawn on Delancey’

Last modified March 11, 2022 at 7:50 am

It’s a new dawn on Delancey Street for sanitation. Councilman Chris Marte today announces a new initiative – “A New Dawn on Delancey” – to help scrub the north side of this major artery. The spine of the Lower East Side. The city is contracting with ACE (Association of Community Employment Programs for the Homeless) […]

Chinatown Street Sweepers Get Boost from Rep. Nydia Velazquez

Posted September 14, 2020 at 5:10 am

With street sweepers at a near standstill citywide these days, a group of volunteers continues to keep Chinatown clean. On their own dime. As previously reported, Chinatown activist Karlin Chan organized a weekly weekend gathering to remove litter and literally scrub down the grimy streets with brooms. Wiping away the garbage truck slime and greasy […]

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The Volunteer Street Sweepers Scrubbing the Streets of Chinatown

Posted July 31, 2020 at 5:02 am

In Chinatown, street sweeping has gone back to its literal roots. For the last several weeks, a small platoon of locals took on the responsibility of scrubbing down the main streets in Chinatown. It’s a weekly activity – early Saturday mornings – to help keep the setting clean for outdoor diners at the local restaurants. […]

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Early Edition: December 11

Last modified June 27, 2012 at 1:07 am

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