Articles by: David Greene

A Daily News article recalls the life and work of Bronx photojournalist Michael Schwartz

Local Photojournalist Remembered

Local Photojournalist Remembered by David Greene Friends and competitors alike gathered to remember the life and work of Riverdale’s Michael Schwartz, who died Tuesday, August 15, after a 3-month battle with cancer. Schwartz, 73, spent the better part of four […]

by · September 5, 2017 · News
FOOTBALL PLAYER REMEMBERED

FOOTBALL PLAYER REMEMBERED

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 22. Bess, a freshman had earned […]

by · September 5, 2017 · Bulletin Board
NEW PLAYGROUND OPENS AT TRACY TOWERS

NEW PLAYGROUND OPENS AT TRACY TOWERS

NEW PLAYGROUND OPENS AT TRACY TOWERS… Young residents of Tracy Towers along W. Mosholu Parkway South were on hand as officials cut the ribbon on a new state-of-the-art playground on Sunday, August 27. The $200,000 project was allocated from discretionary […]

by · September 5, 2017 · Bulletin Board
WWE Stars Visit Sick Children at Montefiore before Annual Summerslam Event

WWE Stars Visit Sick Children at Montefiore before Annual Summerslam Event

WWE Stars Visit Sick Children at Montefiore before Annual Summerslam Event by David Greene WWE superstars Becky Lynch, “Bayley,” Xavier Woods and “Big E” joined WWE ambassador Dana Warrior as the group paid a special visit to sick and chronically […]

by · September 1, 2017 · Local News, News, Youth and Children
An NYPD missing persons flyer announcing the disappearance of  Silvia Cave, 63, of Chicago who was last seen August 9 in Wakefield.--Photo by David Greene

Missing Chicago Woman Found Wandering in Manhattan

Missing Chicago Woman Found Wandering in Manhattan by David Greene A Chicago woman who disappeared from a relatives home in the Wakefield section of the borough, has been found safe and has returned home to Chicago. Police and family members […]

by · August 31, 2017 · Local News, News
Takin’ It to The Streets

Takin’ It to The Streets

Takin’ It to The Streets by David Greene This week we asked Bronxites their thoughts on sanctuary cities and protecting undocumented individuals at the cost of the federal government withholding tens of millions of dollars in resources allocated for U.S. […]

by · August 25, 2017 · Photo Op Ed
The bust and name plate of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was gone by Sunday afternoon.--Photo by David Greene

BCC Takes Down Busts of Confederate Generals Days after Reporters Arrest

BCC Takes Down Busts of Confederate Generals Days after Reporters Arrest by David Greene Workers at Bronx Community College in University Heights have quickly removed the busts of two Confederate Generals of the Civil War, after Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Local News, News
A crowd gathers around a man who designed his own special eclipse viewing glasses in Pelham Bay.--Photo by David Greene

Bronxites Catch Partial Solar Eclipse

Bronxites Catch Partial Solar Eclipse by David Greene Bronxites across the borough were seen looking up to the sky during the partial solar eclipse that was visible on Monday, August 21. A large viewing party showing NASA’s live feed of […]

by · August 22, 2017 · Entertainment, Photos, Science
An NYPD missing persons flyer announcing the disappearance of  Silvia Cave, 63, of Chicago who was last seen August 9 in Wakefield.--Photo by David Greene

Missing Chicago Woman Disappeared During Visit to Wakefield

Missing Chicago Woman Disappeared During Visit to Wakefield by David Greene A Chicago woman visiting relatives in Wakefield has not been heard from in a week, after she mysteriously disappeared after a trip to a local store. Police and family […]

by · August 17, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
Photos by EDWIN SOTO
on Tuesday around 11:45 AM at Chase Bank 2725 East Tremont Ave.(Westchester Sq.) was Robbed of unknown amount of money taken, PD is looking for a male hispanic 6'2" wearing a red hat, black sunglasses and black shorts, no weapon was shown.

Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspects in Westchester Square, Kingsbridge

Police Search for Bank Robbery Suspects in Westchester Square, Kingsbridge by David Greene Police are currently looking for two men wanted for the attempted robberies of two banks, one in Westchester Square and the other in Kingsbirdge– just one day […]

by · August 14, 2017 · News
Answering questions for residents are (l-r): Gene DeFrancis, Chairman of the Allerton International Merchants Association; Aleks Nilaj, of the Albanian Open Hand Society and Varahn Chamblee, of The Talitha Cumi Urban Etiquette and Leadership Academy.--Photo courtesy of Grace Lovaglio

49th Precinct Hosts National Night Out [Gallery]

49th Precinct Hosts National Night Out by David Greene Residents of Allerton, Bronx Park East, Pelham Parkway, Morris Park and Van Nest turned out for the annual National Night Out Against Crime, hosted by the NYPD’s 49th Precinct on Tuesday, […]

by · August 13, 2017 · News, Photos
Young and old dancers entertain the crowd along the Grand Concourse.--Photo by David Greene

Dominican Pride on the Concourse [GALLERY]

Dominican Pride on the Concourse by David Greene Several thousand Dominican-Americans lined the street’s along the Grand Concourse during the 28th annual Bronx Dominican Day Parade, held on Sunday, July 30. Revelers marched down the Grand Concourse from East Tremont […]

by · August 8, 2017 · News, Photos
Photos by EDWIN SOTO 347-640-7445
At around 10:40 PM Tuesday a fire breaks out in a 2 story private house at 3138 Decatur Ave. &  204th St. 4 injuries were reported

Residents Return Home After Decatur Avenue Blaze

Residents Return Home After Decatur Avenue Blaze by David Greene Residents of two homes in Norwood returned to their homes to survey the damage, hours after fire tore through both homes, injuring two residents and one firefighter. Officials say the […]

by · August 8, 2017 · Local News, News
49TH PRECINCT NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

49TH PRECINCT NATIONAL NIGHT OUT

49TH PRECINCT HOSTS NATIONAL NIGHT OUT… Residents of Allerton, Bronx Park East, Pelham Parkway, Morris Park and Van Nest turned out for the annual National Night Out Against Crime, hosted by the NYPD’s 49th Precinct on Tuesday, August 1, inside […]

by · August 4, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Police Affairs
Police investigate an attempted bank robbery at the Bank of America on White Plains Road back on May 27

Armed Robber Busted in Attempted Pelham Parkway Bank Heist

Armed Robber Busted in Attempted Pelham Parkway Bank Heist by David Greene Members of the FBI – NYPD Violent Crimes Task Force needed less than a week to identify and capture a local man wanted for bank robbery. Officials released […]

by · August 3, 2017 · News