Articles by: David Greene

Holiday Tragedy in Belmont; 12 Confirmed Dead

Holiday Tragedy in Belmont; 12 Confirmed Dead

Holiday Tragedy in Belmont; 12 Confirmed Dead, 10 Injured After Fast Moving Fire by David Greene A fast-moving apartment fire between the Christmas and New Year’s holiday has brought unspeakable grief to the Belmont community, after 12 people were killed […]

by · December 29, 2017 · Breaking News, News
The Capital One Bank was closed after an attempted robbery took place on Saturday, the suspect remains at large.--Photo by David Greene

Fordham Bank Robber Flees Empty Handed

Fordham Bank Robber Flees Empty Handed by David Greene Police are looking for a suspect who attempted to rob a bank in the Fordham section. Police were called to the Capital One Bank, located at 151 East Fordham Road at […]

by · December 27, 2017 · Local News, News
Youngsters spent 4-hours seeking cash and food donations for those less fortunate to enjoy during the holidays.--Photo by David Greene

Annual Food Drive Underway in Community Board 11

Annual Food Drive Underway in Community Board 11 by David Greene Children from several schools and at least one Cub Scouts pack joined police officers outside of the Big Deal Supermarket on Morris Park Avenue, for the 49th Precinct’s 12th […]

by · December 24, 2017 · Community Events, News
Water streams down East 198 Street after an early morning water main break in Bedford Park.--Photo by Jim Velez

Holiday Shopping Halted by Water Main in Bedford Park

Holiday Shopping Halted by Water Main in Bedford Park by David Greene Several business worked feverishly to reopen after holiday shoppers visiting a strip of stores along East 198 Street were turned away after an early-morning water main break in […]

by · December 23, 2017 · Local Events, News
The future of the Golden Crust food chain remains uncertain after the suicide of founder Lowell Hawthorne.--Photo by Edwin Soto

Threats to Golden Krust Empire Likely Behind Suicide

Threats to Golden Krust Empire Likely Behind Suicide by David Greene A mounting tax dept and an impending lawsuit brought on by former employees is the likely cause for the unexpected suicide of the founder of the popular Golden Krust […]

by · December 23, 2017 · News
A youngster visits Santa's House in Parkchester on Saturday, December 9.--Photo by David Greene

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland by David Greene Youngsters of all ages turned out for a visit to “Santa’s House” along the Metropolitan Oval in Parkchester. The Parkchester Community Recreation and Outreach first held their annual Christmas tree lighting on Wednesday, December 6, […]

by · December 19, 2017 · Holidays, Local Events, News
The Garabedian home on Westervelt Avenue remains dark after the family recently suffered a car crash.--Photo by David Greene

Christmas Delayed on Pelham Parkway

Christmas Delayed on Pelham Parkway by David Greene Bronxites visiting the Pelham Parkway “Christmas House” at 1605 Westervelt Avenue at Pelham Parkway North, were disappointed to learn that the mannequins and lights are not yet ready. According to homeowner Gary […]

by · December 16, 2017 · Local News, News
Actor Chazz Palminteri returns to his old neighborhood of Belmont to announce a new memorabilia line based on the film and play, "A Bronx Tale."--Photo by David Greene

Chazz Palminteri Returns to Belmont with New “Bronx Tale” Collection

Chazz Palminteri Returns to Belmont with New “Bronx Tale” Collection by David Greene Actor Chazz Palminteri returned to his favorite bakery in his old neighborhood of Belmont, to announce a new memorabilia line based on his 1993 film and current […]

by · December 12, 2017 · Entertainment, News
“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe

“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe

“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe by David Greene Customers of the Woodlawn Cafe will be able to relax a bit easier as they sip Margarita’s after this coming Friday, when the disgruntled […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Local News, News
Witnesses say that it was a miracle that no one was struck on the busy corner.--Photo by Jonathan Espinosa

Close Call for Pelham Parkway Shoppers

Close Call for Pelham Parkway Shoppers by David Greene Holiday shoppers along the busy Pelham Parkway business district had to dive for cover, as an automobile mounted the sidewalk and struck two storefronts. Police and fire departments units were dispatched […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Local News, News
Volunteers served more than 450 meals during a Thanksgiving dinner held at the Fordham United Methodist Church on Marion Avenue.--Photo by David Greene

Celebrating Thanksgiving in the Bronx

Celebrating Thanksgiving in the Bronx by David Greene Hundreds of volunteers at church’s and community centers across the borough joined together to cook, eat and pray together as Thanksgiving 2017 was celebrated across the borough on Thursday, November 23. More […]

by · December 6, 2017 · Community Affairs, Holidays
Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event

Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event

Trump Greeted by Protesters During Fundraising Event by David Greene President Donald Trump returned home briefly for a victory lap as he attended three campaign fundraisers in Manhattan, just hours after Senate Republicans passed the first tax overhaul in 30 […]

Norwood residents (l-r): Kenny Badger and Joe Medina meet for the first time after they defeated Pokemon GO character "Vaporeon."--Photo by David Greene

Pokemon Battle Royale at Landmark ‘Keeper’s House’

Pokemon Battle Royale at Landmark ‘Keeper’s House’ by David Greene Few residents witnessed the fiery twenty-minute “Pokemon GO” battle that took place recently outside the dedicated landmark, ‘The keeper’s House,’ at 3400 Reservoir Oval East, but it was brutal. That’s […]

by · November 26, 2017 · Entertainment, Gaming
Runners make their way from the outer boroughs before reaching the Bronx and heading to the finish line in Central Park.--Photo by David Greene

Hundreds Support Marathon Runners

Hundreds of Bronxites greeted the 50,000 expected participants of this year’s New York City Marathon, held on Sunday, November 5. Two-time world champion Geoffrey Kamworor of Kenya won the race with a time of 2:10:56. Fellow Kenyan Wilson Kipsang was […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Sports
Taking It To the Street’s: NFL Players Kneeling During the National Anthem

Taking It To the Street’s: NFL Players Kneeling During the National Anthem

Taking It To the Street’s by David Greene This week we asked sports fans their thoughts on the NFL players protest of kneeling during the National Anthem. “There kneeling for a good cause. The way the world is right now, […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Opinion, Photos