HEAT ALERT

Heat advisory issued for Long Island through 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Bloomberg speaks at Bronx church about economy

Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited a South Bronx church Sunday to raise the spirits of Bronx residents during these tough economic times. Bloomberg spoke to the parishioners at Thessalonica Christian Church

News 12 Staff

Feb 9, 2009, 3:58 AM

Updated 5,636 days ago

Share:

Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited a South Bronx church Sunday to raise the spirits of Bronx residents during these tough economic times.
Bloomberg spoke to the parishioners at Thessalonica Christian Church on St. Ann?s Avenue to assure them that he will work to stabilize New York City?s economy and invest in the future of the Bronx.
?We're working as hard as we can to help New Yorkers during this tough time,? Bloomberg said. ?We're trying to help people hold on to their homes, we're trying to help people get food and we're investing in the future.?
Members of the church say they were humbled by Mayor Bloomberg?s appearance at their service and hope he can work to pour more resources into their community programs.


More from News 12
2:07
HEAT ALERT: Heat, humidity continue with spotty storms possible tonight

HEAT ALERT: Heat, humidity continue with spotty storms possible tonight

2:28
Lifeguards on high alert following shark sighting offshore at Lido Beach

Lifeguards on high alert following shark sighting offshore at Lido Beach

Suffolk police: Man's body recovered on bay side of Fire Island National Seashore

Suffolk police: Man's body recovered on bay side of Fire Island National Seashore

0:22
Police: Hampton Bays High School teacher had inappropriate texting relationship with student

Police: Hampton Bays High School teacher had inappropriate texting relationship with student

0:25
2 LI hospitals among best in the nation, according to U.S News & World Report

2 LI hospitals among best in the nation, according to U.S News & World Report

2:36
Local officials weigh in on Republican National Convention, Trump VP pick

Local officials weigh in on Republican National Convention, Trump VP pick

0:17
Person wanted for setting off fireworks, damaging Stony Brook home

Person wanted for setting off fireworks, damaging Stony Brook home

0:22
Police: 11-year-old boy hospitalized after being hit by car in Roosevelt

Police: 11-year-old boy hospitalized after being hit by car in Roosevelt

2:14
Paws & Pals: Animals up for adoption at Paws of War on July 16

Paws & Pals: Animals up for adoption at Paws of War on July 16

1:45
Wantagh native earns second trip to Olympics

Wantagh native earns second trip to Olympics

1:55
Made on Long Island: BubbleGoat in Shoreham

Made on Long Island: BubbleGoat in Shoreham

7:10
Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as his GOP running mate

Trump picks Sen. JD Vance of Ohio, a once-fierce critic turned loyal ally, as his GOP running mate

1:18
Long Islanders seek to stay safe from sun amid intense heat

Long Islanders seek to stay safe from sun amid intense heat

0:47
NY AG, NYCLU sue Nassau County over controversial law on transgender athletes

NY AG, NYCLU sue Nassau County over controversial law on transgender athletes

0:26
Christopher Carini, Hempstead councilman and veteran law enforcement officer, has died

Christopher Carini, Hempstead councilman and veteran law enforcement officer, has died

1:58
Video of suspect in DWI crash that killed 2 Roslyn teens shown in court

Video of suspect in DWI crash that killed 2 Roslyn teens shown in court

1:49
Huntington woman says house fire may have damaged artifacts she planned to display

Huntington woman says house fire may have damaged artifacts she planned to display

0:26
Cooling centers open in Hempstead and Riverhead amid excessive heat

Cooling centers open in Hempstead and Riverhead amid excessive heat

2:07
Dr. Sanjey Gupta offers health tips amid dangerous heat conditions

Dr. Sanjey Gupta offers health tips amid dangerous heat conditions

3:30
Trump heads to convention as authorities investigate motive, security in assassination attempt

Trump heads to convention as authorities investigate motive, security in assassination attempt