Articles by: David Greene

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
Brooklyn Developer Sees Economic Boom in Bronx

Brooklyn Developer Sees Economic Boom in Bronx

Brooklyn Developer Sees Economic Boom in Bronx by David Greene A rundown section of a busy business corridor in Norwood is about to undergo a transformation as the new owner looks to invest in the more than 75-year old property, […]

by · February 16, 2018 · News
An NYPD wanted flyer is added to a pole with crime scene tape on it, outside of Maestro's Caterers announcing a $10,000 reward for information in the shooting death of Sincear Williams, 16.--Photo by David Greene

Teen Charged in Fatal Maestro’s Shooting

Teen Charged in Fatal Maestro’s Shooting by David Greene Police have arrested and charged a Castle Hill teen in the wild shooting outside Maestro’s Caterers in the Morris Park section on December 28, that left one teen dead and a […]

by · February 6, 2018 · News
Friend's and family members of PFC Emmanuel Mensah of the Army National Guard, who died helping residents evacuate the burning building.--Photo by David Greene

Community Mourns Six Guyana Victims of Horrific Prospect Avenue Fire

Community Mourns Six Guyana Victims of Horrific Prospect Avenue Fire by David Greene Family and friends of the six Ghana immigrants killed in the horrific December 28 fire on Prospect Avenue, said goodbye during a moving service at Our Lady […]

by · January 30, 2018 · News
A Bronx Housing Court officer was reportedly punched in the face when he suffered a broken ankle at the Bronx Housing Court on the Grand Concourse.--Photo by David Greene

Officer Slugged During Wild Overcrowding Condition at Bronx Housing Court

Officer Slugged During Wild Overcrowding Condition at Bronx Housing Court by David Greene A wild, convoluted scene unfolded during what officials are calling an “overcrowding problem” on the second floor of the Bronx Housing Court, that resulted in uncontrolled chaos […]

by · January 28, 2018 · News
Father Richard Gorman (center) at an Anti-violence rally with Senator Charles Schumer and former Councilman Larry Seabrook, on White Plains Road on November 15, 2009.--Photo by David Greene

Banished Priest Fr. Richard Gorman Dead at 63

Banished Priest Fr. Richard Gorman Dead at 63 by David Greene Banished priest and accused child molester Father Richard Gorman died Tuesday, January 23, at Jacobi Hospital in the Bronx. He was 63. Archdiocese of New York spokesman Joseph Zwilling […]

by · January 27, 2018 · News
At the church service (l-r): Martha Ama Akyaa Pobee, Permanent Representative of Ghana to the United Nations, Dr. Barfour Adjei-Baawuah, Ghana's Ambassador to the United States, Giselle and George Ntim, director of guest relations and Community Services at N.Y. Marriott Marques Hotel and Councilman Ritchie Torres and Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson.--Photo by David Greene

AWKWARD! Local Politicians Caught Giggling, Looking at Cellphone During Church Service

AWKWARD! Local Politicians Caught Giggling, Looking at Cellphone During Church Service by David Greene A seasoned politician will always know to watch what they say around a “dead” microphone and to be watchful of the cameras and not be caught […]

by · January 27, 2018 · News
Members of the Garabedian clan pose for a photo outside of their home on Pelham Parkway.--Photo by David Greene

Holiday Lights Return to Pelham Parkway

Holiday Lights Return to Pelham Parkway by David Greene Despite a serious car accident this year, the Garabedian family that owns the “Christmas House” on Pelham Parkway at Westervelt Avenue in the Pelham Gardens section were delayed in setting up […]

by · January 17, 2018 · News
Firefighters look over the 4-story building that burned for more than eight-hours on January 2.--Photo by David Greene

23 Injured in 8-Alarm Blaze in Van Nest

23 Injured in 8-Alarm Blaze in Van Nest by David Greene Firefighters were back at it again for rare 8-alarm fire that injured 23 people, four seriously, in the Van Nest section of the borough. The blaze reportedly broke out […]

by · January 13, 2018 · News
A balloon at the growing memorial tells the story of grief along Prospect Avenue in Belmont.--Photo by David Greene

Death Toll in Belmont Fire Rises to 13; Borough Donates Clothes Victims will Never See

Death Toll in Belmont Fire Rises to 13; Borough Donates Clothes Victims will Never See by David Greene The Bronx community came out in sub-zero weather to donate needed items to the families displaced by a devastating fire, which has […]

by · January 12, 2018 · News
Abandoned Home Goes Up in Flames on Decatur Avenue

Abandoned Home Goes Up in Flames on Decatur Avenue

Abandoned Home Goes Up in Flames on Decatur Avenue by David Greene An abandoned home that has been an eyesore along Decatur Avenue for several years, burned for more than an hour and was all but gutted in Norwood. According […]

by · January 9, 2018 · Local News, News
A passerby pays no attention to the 15-foot gusher frozen from an MTA water pipe outside of the Miracle Provider Church on White Plains Road.--Photo by David Greene

Transit Tundra [PHOTOS]

Transit Tundra by David Greene A burst water pipe leading to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority’s transit system’s # 2 and 5 line along White Plains Road at East 220 Street created a icicle estimated at 15-feet long. Few passersby stopped […]

by · January 8, 2018 · News, Photos
A mother and child enjoy the postcard scenery in Parkchester.--Photo by David Greene

First Winter Storm of 2018 Slams the Bronx

First Winter Storm of 2018 Slams the Bronx by David Greene One of the strongest winter storm to hit the northeast in years has blanketed the east coast, dumping up to 8 – 12 inches in the Bronx in the […]

by · January 6, 2018 · News, Weather
Police restrain and question accused shoplifter Ronald Kinard outside of Duane Read on East Kingsbridge Road.--Photo by David Greene

Police Take-down Sparks Curbside Debate on Criminal Justice in Kingsbridge

Police Take-down Sparks Curbside Debate on Criminal Justice in Kingsbridge by David Greene A minor shoplifting arrest and two citizen-journalists video taping the officers’ scuffle with the man– sparked a heated, curbside debate over the NYPD’s use-of-force, the criminal justice […]

by · January 4, 2018 · News
Gunman Disarmed by Anti-Crime Unit

Gunman Disarmed by Anti-Crime Unit

Gunman Disarmed by Anti-Crime Unit by David Greene An armed man was dramatically wrestled to the ground, disarmed and placed under arrest by a team of anti-crime officers patrolling the Soundview / Van Nest border. Offering few details, an NYPD […]

by · December 29, 2017 · Local News, News