Articles by: David Greene

A heavy police presence at the school a day after two teens were stabbed, one fatally.--Photo by David Greene

Urban Assembly Parents: Don’t Let School Return to the Way it Was

Urban Assembly Parents: Don’t Let School Return to the Way it Was by David Greene Parents at the Urban Assembly School in West Farms are slowly getting back to normalcy– after two teens were stabbed in what officials described as […]

by · October 21, 2017 · Local News, News
A crowd of 10,000 participate in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk at Orchard Beach on Sunday.--Photo by David Greene

Bronxites Raise $500,000+ During Brest Cancer Walk at Orchard Beach

Bronxites Raise $500,000+ During Brest Cancer Walk at Orchard Beach by David Greene Bronxites from across the borough turned out for an early morning walk as part of the 15th annual American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Bronx […]

by · October 17, 2017 · Local Events, Local News, News
FDNY brass stand with donated items headed for Puerto Rico.--Photo by David Greene

City Announces Hurricane Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico

City Announces Hurricane Relief Efforts for Puerto Rico by David Greene Mayor Bill de Blasio was joined by First Lady Chirlane McCray, Senator Gustavo Rivera and members of the musical group Black Eyed Peas outside of FDNY’s EMS Station 26 […]

by · October 16, 2017 · News
Officials hope enough signatures will save the Christopher Columbus statue from being being removed in Columbus Circle.--Photo by David Greene

Officials Hold Petition Drive to Save Columbus Statue

Officials Hold Petition Drive to Save Columbus Statue by David Greene Several local officials joined forces moments before the start of the 41st annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade kicked off, in announcing a petition drive to halt the growing calls […]

by · October 10, 2017 · Cultures, Local Events, News
Members of the NYPD Emerald Society march in sync during the Morris Park Columbus Day parade.--Photo by David Greene

Columbus Day Celebrated in Morris Park [with Gallery]

Columbus Day Celebrated in Morris Park by David Greene Despite a persistent drizzle that could not dampen spirits of Italian-Americans, hundreds turned out to enjoy the 41st Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade down Morris Park Avenue. Shop owners pulled tables […]

by · October 10, 2017 · Cultures, Entertainment, Photos
A heavy police presence at the school a day after two teens were stabbed, one fatally. Photo by David Greene

Urban Assembly Parents Beg For Real Changes at Wildlife High

Urban Assembly Parents: Don’t Let School Return to the Way it Was by David Greene Parents at the Urban Assembly School in West Farms are slowly getting back to normalcy– after two teens were stabbed in what officials described as […]

by · October 9, 2017 · Crime, Education News, News
he officer suffered a severe injury to his ankle, but was expected to recover. Photo by David Greene

OFFICER INJURED ON WAY TO COLUMBUS DAY PARADE

By David Greene An unidentified 26 year-old police officer was injured when his police scooter collided with several vehicles on a rain-slicked road in Van Nest as he headed to the Bronx Columbus Day Parade in Morris Park. The incident […]

by · October 9, 2017 · News
Members of the Iglesia Jennings Alianza Christina Church recognize staff members and local police officers who have been providing assistance during the summer school program.--Photo by David Greene

Awards at Yogi-Bear Sunday School

Awards at Yogi-Bear Sunday School by David Greene Youngsters attending the Celebration of Vacation Bible School at the Iglesia Jennings Alianza Christina Church, were presented with gifts for perfect attendance during their summer program. Youngsters also took part in the […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Local News, News
Bronxites donate needed food and clothing to island nations devastated by recent hurricanes.--Photo by David Greene

Bronxites Come Together for Caribbean Hurricane Relief Efforts

Bronxites Come Together for Caribbean Hurricane Relief Efforts by David Greene On an unseasonably warm September day, local elected officials joined with several clergy leaders in announcing an effort to collect needed food, clothing and baby supplies for those island […]

by · September 27, 2017 · Local News, News
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on Saturday at around 11:05 pm a male was shot in the hands at 2167 Cruger Ave. between Lydig Ave. & Pelham Pkwy. South was taken to Jacobi Hospital. 3 Men fled the scene in a green Jeep Cherokee on Pelham Pkwy. South. unknown motive of shooting & police are investigating.

Three Sought in Cruger Avenue Shooting

Three Sought in Cruger Avenue Shooting by David Greene Police are looking for the gunman who open fired on an 18 year-old male along Cruger Avenue, in the Pelham Parkway section on Saturday, September 16. Officers from the 49th Precinct […]

by · September 23, 2017 · Local News, News
Briggs Avenue Teen Fall Victim Laid to Rest

Briggs Avenue Teen Fall Victim Laid to Rest

Briggs Avenue Teen Fall Victim Laid to Rest by David Greene A close-knit Bedford Park family that is still coming to grips with the unthinkable tragedy of a teenager accidentally falling to his death, has laid the young man to […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Local News, News
Football Player Remembered

Football Player Remembered

Football Player Remembered by David Greene A memorial service was held on Saturday, September 2 for football player Dominick Bess, 14, who collapsed during a preseason practice of the junior varsity team at Mount Saint Michael Academy on Tuesday, August […]

by · September 16, 2017 · Local News, News
Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr., is surrounded by supporters after defeating several challengers for the City Council seat in District 18.--Photo by David Greene

Photos from Primary Election Celebration at Maestro’s [Gallery]

by · September 14, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Photos
Takin’ It To The Streets

Takin’ It To The Streets

Takin’ It To The Streets by David Greene This week we asked Bronxites if President Donald Trump is a racist or is the media portraying him as a racist? “I believe the media is portraying him as a racist, I […]

by · September 13, 2017 · Interviews, Photos
One of two granite and marble plaques dedicated to the nearly 150 Bronxites who died in the attacks of 9/11.--Photo by David Greene

We Remember

We Remember By David Greene Nearly 100 turned out for a somber ceremony honoring the victims and heroes of the September 11th attacks, on Monday, September 11, the sixteenth anniversary of the terror attack. Nearly 150 individuals who were either […]

by · September 12, 2017 · News, Photos