Articles by: David Greene

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
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