Articles by: David Greene

Dozens of children and their parents celebrate Easter in Soundview Park.--Photo by David Greene

Easter Egg Hunts Held in Soundview, Norwood

Easter Egg Hunts Held in Soundview, Norwood by David Greene Youngsters across the borough participated in traditional Easter egg hunts held across the borough. On Saturday, March 31, a crowd over over 100 children turned out for the 2nd Annual […]

by · April 8, 2018 · Holidays, Photos
Norwood residents took advantage of free medical evaluations at Safe Medical Care on East 204 Street.--Photo courtesy of Long Island University's APhA-ASP Chapter of the American Pharmacist Association

Health Awareness Events Held in Norwood

Health Awareness Events Held in Norwood by David Greene More than 40 residents took part in a free health clinic held on Monday, March 12, outside of the Safe Medical Care center, located at 3099 Bainbridge Avenue in Norwood. Participants […]

by · April 7, 2018 · Health & Nutrition, Local News
Organizers and supporters limber up before the First Annual Race for Re-Entry 5K race in Soundview Park in 2017.--Photo courtesy of Race for Re-Entry.

Countdown Begins for Race For Re-Entry 5-K Walk, Run, Ride in Soundview

Countdown Begins for Race For Re-Entry 5-K Walk, Run, Ride in Soundview by David Greene Organizers and supporters of a pilot program that began last spring assisting those recently released from incarceration, with ways to more easily transition back into […]

by · March 29, 2018 · News
A father and son slide down Ewing Hill in Kingsbridge on Wednesday.--Photo by David Greene

Spring Snowstorm Pounds Area with Little Accumulation [Gallery]

Spring Snowstorm Pounds Area with Little Accumulation by David Greene Meteorologists are again eating crow as predictions of 6 inches to more than a foot for the fourth nor’easter in as many weeks– appeared to have produced closer to just […]

by · March 27, 2018 · News, Photos
George Carrasquillo was discovered shot multiple times inside his SUV along Hone Avenue in Morris Park on February 5.--Photo by David Greene

Cousin, Friend Charged in Morris Park Killing

Cousin, Friend Charged in Morris Park Killing by David Greene Detectives in the 49th Precinct have announced the arrest of two men wanted in connection with the February 5 shooting death of man founded riddled with bullets on a quiet […]

by · March 24, 2018 · Crime, News
For the second time in less than a year, the NYPD has foiled an armed robbery at this T-Mobile store on East Gun Hill Road in Norwood.--Photo by David Greene

Second Armed Robbery Foiled at T-Mobile in Norwood

Second Armed Robbery Foiled at T-Mobile in Norwood by David Greene For the second time in just under a year members of the NYPD’s 52nd Precinct helped capture an armed robbery team who attempted to steal cellphones from a T-Mobile […]

by · March 23, 2018 · Crime, Local News, News
Residents Get Last Crack at Free Tax Preparation

Residents Get Last Crack at Free Tax Preparation

by David Greene Dozens of Bronxites took advantage of a long-running program developed by Ridgewood Savings Bank and hosted at the office of Community Board 12, where accountants assisted residents in the filing of their 2017 taxes. The office of […]

by · March 15, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Community Events
A tractor-trailer gets wedged under the elevated subway after striking and damaging a pillar along Westchester Avenue.--Photo by Edwin Soto

Truck Wrecks Havoc in Pelham Bay

Truck Wrecks Havoc in Pelham Bay by David Greene Emergency crews and city officials were on scene as a tractor-trailer got wedged under the elevated portion of the 6-Line. The incident was reported at 12:10 p.m. on Monday, March 12. […]

by · March 15, 2018 · News
An unidentified 36 year-old woman was shot 3-times a block and-a-half from the 52nd Precinct.--Photo by David Greene

Police Continue to Hunt for Gunman Wanted in Decatur Avenue Shooting

Police Continue to Hunt for Gunman Wanted in Decatur Avenue Shooting by David Greene Detectives continue to hunt for the man who left a 36 year-old woman in serious condition after a domestic dispute led to gunfire in Norwood. Police […]

by · March 11, 2018 · News
A lone woman waits for a bus during storm on Bronx Park East.--Photo by David Greene

Storm Fizzles Out in the Bronx

Storm Fizzles Out in the Bronx by David Greene The second Nor’easter in a week fizzled out over the Bronx with under 3 inches of slushy, wet snow reported in Crotona Park. The latest storm, which pounded the borough on […]

by · March 10, 2018 · Local News, News, Weather
The blaze apparently gutted two floors of the three story building, the ground floor suffered severe water damage.--Photo by David Greene

Questions Remain After Fire Rips Through Bedford Park Home

Questions Remain After Fire Rips Through Bedford Park Home by David Greene Fire Marshal’s continue to investigate the cause of a blaze that tore through a 3-story building, destroying several apartments and a business in the Bedford Park section. Firefighters […]

by · March 8, 2018 · News
A woman and her young daughter lead the crowd into the chilly waters of the Long Island Sound.--Photo by David Greene

Polar Bears Take Annual Dip for Homelessness

Polar Bears Take Annual Dip for Homelessness by David Greene A crowd of 100 participants and supporters turned out for the 4th Annual Dip Against Homelessness, held Saturday, February 17 at Orchard Beach. Joined by members of the larger and […]

by · February 23, 2018 · News
Nearly 40 NYPD police officers attended the annual "Blue" mass at St. Philip Neri Church in Bedford Park.--Photo by David Greene

“Blue” Mass Held for First Responders

“Blue” Mass Held for First Responders by David Greene Dozens of first responders from across the city were honored with a special mass at St. Philip Neri Church on Wednesday, January 31. Police officers, firefighters and paramedics arrived in uniform […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Local News, News
Cardinal Timothy Dolan sprinkles holy water on the flag-draped coffin of Private First Class Emmanuel Mensah. Photo by David Greene

National Guard Member Mensah, Fire Hero Laid to Rest

by David Greene Several hundred firefighters, police officers and members of the U.S. Army National Guard converged on Belmont to pay their respects to Private First Class Emmanuel Mensah, who perished saving residents during a horrific Bronx blaze that claimed […]

by · February 20, 2018 · Crime, News
NYPD COMMISSIONER VISITS PELHAM BAY

NYPD COMMISSIONER VISITS PELHAM BAY

A packed crowd jammed the cafeteria of St. Theresa’s Church, at 2855 St. Theresa Avenue in Pelham Bay for the monthly 45th Precinct Community Council meeting held on Thursday, February 1. Guest speaker was NYPD Commissioner James O’Neil, who was […]

by · February 16, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Police Affairs