Articles by: David Greene

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
A 37 year-old male was shot and killed Tuesday morning along Perry Avenue in Norwood.--Photo by David Greene

Second Murder in 9 Days for Norwood After 1 Killing in 2017

Second Murder in 9 Days for Norwood After 1 Killing in 2017 by David Greene After going nearly a year without a single killing, homicide detectives at the 52nd Precinct are now investigating two that occurred within nine days of […]

by · May 9, 2018 · News
Worker's put up a temporary barrier as workers make emergency repairs to the building.--Photo by David Greene

Building Collapse Could Pave Way for New Mini-mall in Norwood

Building Collapse Could Pave Way for New Mini-mall in Norwood by David Greene A developer making interior renovations to a section of property that one day could become a state-of-the art mini-mall, may have gotten assistance from mother nature– as […]

by · May 5, 2018 · News
Members of Tower Ladder 33 battle the blaze from above despite the thick, black smoke.--Photo by David Greene

7 Shops Destroyed, 2 Injured in 5-Alarm Blaze

7 Shops Destroyed, 2 Injured in 5-Alarm Blaze by David Greene Nearly 200 firefighters spent almost four hours battling a stubborn blaze that has ravaged a row of businesses and members had been attempting to save a popular supermarket on […]

by · April 27, 2018 · News
A team of heavily armed ICE agents raided a Fordham Heights apartment building a day after a police stop along West Fordham Road by plain clothes officers.--Photo by David Greene

ICE Raids Come to Fordham Heights

ICE Raids Come to Fordham Heights by David Greene With the Trump Administrations three executive orders issued on January 30, the crackdown on illegal immigrants is now in full swing as residents at one Fordham Heights building claim a team […]

by · April 25, 2018 · News
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