Articles by: David Greene

A happy girl enjoys the free face-painting during the 52nd Precinct's National Night Out at Poe Park.--Photo by David Greene

Annual National Night Out Halted Crime, But not Thunder Storms

Annual National Night Out Halted Crime, But not Thunder Storms by David Greene Thousands across the borough and around the city participated and enjoyed the NYPD’s 35th Annual National Night Out Against Crime, held at 70 locations around the city […]

by · August 17, 2018 · News
Police officials in New York and California confirm 2 bodies have washed up along Trump golf courses in the last month.--Photo by David Greene

Dead Man Washes up Near Trump Golf Course at Ferry Point Park

Dead Man Washes up Near Trump Golf Course at Ferry Point Park by David Greene The “badly decomposed” body of a man washed up along the rocks near the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point Park, after reportedly being found […]

by · August 4, 2018 · Local News, News
Mourners pay their respects for Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz, who police say died in a case of mistaken identity.--Photo courtesy of William Rivera

Summer violence Explodes Across the Borough

Summer violence Explodes Across the Borough by David Greene The NYPD has released startling new statistics that show the boroughs homicide rate is more than 92% higher than last year after the first 6 months of the year– and that […]

by · July 15, 2018 · Crime, News
Kingsbridge residents (l-r):  Debra Williams, Iris Melendez and Cassandra Wallace hosting their unusual "Bakers Against Violence" bake sale.--Photo by David Greene

3rd Annual Bakers Against Violence in Kingsbridge

3rd Annual Bakers Against Violence in Kingsbridge by David Greene Several Kingsbridge residents are stepping outside the box to combat the onslaught of needless violence on the streets of our borough– by hosting a bake sale. Iris Melendez, 22, Cassandra […]

by · July 15, 2018 · Domestic Violence, News
Police remain tight lipped after several fake pipe bombs were removed from this Taylor Avenue home on July 4th.--Photo by David Greene

Landlord-Tenant Dispute Almost Turns “Explosive” After Fake Pipe Bombs Recovered on Fourth of July

Landlord-Tenant Dispute Almost Turns “Explosive” After Fake Pipe Bombs Recovered on Fourth of July by David Greene Despite repeated requests, the NYPD remains tight-lipped after an Independence Day incident where “multiple” fake pipe bombs were recovered from a home in […]

by · July 11, 2018 · News
Stench of Corpse Flower Draws Crowds … to NYBG

Stench of Corpse Flower Draws Crowds … to NYBG

STENCH OF “CORPSE FLOWER” DRAWS CROWDS TO NYBG By David Greene Thousands of flower and plant enthusiasts paid a visit this past weekend to the New York Botanical Gardens as kick-off to the unusual Corpse flower 24-hour blooming event at […]

Elected officials join arms with clergy leaders as they denounce the zero-tolerance immigration policy of the White House. Photo by David Greene

Prayer Vigil, Protest Held for Separated Migrant Children

Prayer Vigil, Protest Held for Hundreds of Separated and Missing Immigrant Children by David Greene Local elected officials, clergy leaders and community activists gathered outside of Bronx Supreme Court on the Grand Concourse, demanding that all of the 2,300 children […]

by · July 2, 2018 · Immigration Issues, News
Elected officials join arms with community and clergy leaders in denouncing the current White House policy on immigration.--Photo by David Greene

Bronxites United Against Current Border Policy

Bronxites United Against Current Border Policy by David Greene Local elected officials joined clergy leaders standing together outside of the Bronx Supreme Court, demanding that all 2,300 children who were separated from family members at the border– be reunited. The […]

by · June 29, 2018 · Immigration Issues
Police say one victim was stabbed in the neck and another was slashed on the face, three others were struck on the head with "blunt objects."--Photo by David Greene

6 Injured in Night of Violence in West Farms

6 Injured in Night of Violence in West Farms by David Greene At least three people were stabbed and three others were struck over the head with objects in a night of violence– unprecedented even in the ruff-and-tumble neighborhood of […]

by · June 23, 2018 · Crime, News
Fallen headstones and headstones ready to fall as the West Farms Soldier Cemetery has been neglected for years.--Photo by David Greene

Rendering Honors for Forgotten Soldiers in West Farms Square

Rendering Honors for Forgotten Soldiers in West Farms Square by David Greene Memorial day came and went and little honor or attention was paid to the 40 soldiers buried in the 200 year-old West Farms Soldier Cemetery, at East 180 […]

by · June 13, 2018 · History, Local News, News, Veterans
A summons and stop-work order is placed on the temporary barricade erected to protect the public after a part of the building collapsed in April.--Photo by David Greene

Construction Boom Halted Again in Norwood; Stop Work Orders Issued at 2 of 4 New Projects

Construction Boom Halted Again in Norwood; Stop Work Orders Issued at 2 of 4 New Projects by David Greene A building boom along a 4-block stretch in Norwood has once again been halted as the Department of Building’s (DOB) has […]

by · June 8, 2018 · News
Members of the Washington Greys Military Cadets based out of the Kingsbridge Armory. spent the weekend flagging the graves of U.S. Military members.--Photo by David Greene

500 Vets Identified During Memorial Day ‘Flagging’ at Woodlawn Cemetery

500 Vets Identified During Memorial Day ‘Flagging’ at Woodlawn Cemetery by David Greene Some 250 volunteers spent the week before Memorial day on the painstakingly, daunting task of locating the more than 7,000 members of the U.S. Military who are […]

by · June 6, 2018 · News, Veterans
A highway patrolman documents the hit-and-run crash that injured 5 people on the Grand Concourse.--Photo by David Greene

Hit-and-run Driver Injures Five on Grand Concourse

Hit-and-run Driver Injures Five on Grand Concourse by David Greene At least five people are recovering after a fleeing hit-and-run driver hit several vehicles and critically injuring an elderly woman crossing the busy roadway in the Mount Hope section. Cops […]

by · May 26, 2018 · News
At least one automobile is now a convertible after a fallen tree crushed the vehicle along Van Cortlandt Park South.--Photo by Stacey Busch

Powerful Storm Wrecks Havoc Across Area

Powerful Storm Wrecks Havoc Across Area by David Greene Officials say at least six people were killed after a powerful storm rolled through the area on Tuesday, May 15. The National Weather Service confirmed that two tornado’s touched-down in Putnam […]

by · May 26, 2018 · News
Josefina Medina, 95, and her daughter Lydia Cardona were reunited after a 5-year separation.--Photo by David Greene

Mother, 95, and Daughter Reunited After 5-Years

Mother, 95, and Daughter Reunited After 5-Years by David Greene Many of the elderly residents at the 65-bed ArchCare at St Vincent’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, celebrated Mother’s Day with a special brunch held for residents, who were joined by […]

by · May 18, 2018 · News