Articles by: David Greene

Police is scuba gear pack up after it was determined that the whale could not be saved. Photo by David Greene

BABY WHALE DIES ON ORCHARD BEACH

Nearly two dozen rescue personnel spent more than six hours trying to save a beached whale discovered off the coast of Orchard Beach. The 15-foot baby minke whale was spotted in the water at just after 12 noon Sunday, April […]

by · April 24, 2017 · Local News, News
CVS Closes After Two Decades in Norwood

CVS Closes After Two Decades in Norwood

CVS Closes After Two Decades in Norwood by David Greene Residents of Norwood are asking themselves why a successful chain store has closed after nearly two decades. On March 18, customers were informed that the giant CVS store located at […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Local News, News
Police investigate the latest grand larceny of a cell phone store on Morris Park Avenue.--Photo by David Greene

Bandits Hit Cell Phone Stores in Morris Park and Norwood

Bandits Hit Cell Phone Stores in Morris Park, Norwood by David Greene Two men are in police custody and investigators continue to hunt for at least five others after two recent and unrelated thefts of cell phone stores in Morris […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Crime, News
Norwood Man Gives Up on American Dream Due to Immigration Nightmare

Norwood Man Gives Up on American Dream Due to Immigration Nightmare

Norwood Man Gives Up on American Dream Due to Immigration Nightmare by David Greene Days before President Donald Trump would sign a second Executive Order on immigration, a longtime Norwood resident who has battled deportation proceedings for the last two-years, […]

by · April 18, 2017 · Immigration Issues, Local News, News
Lieutenant Governor Hochul Visits Bronx House

Lieutenant Governor Hochul Visits Bronx House

Lieutenant Governor Hochul Visits Bronx House by David Greene On Thursday, April 13 Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul joined Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj as they paid a visit to visit to members of Bronx House, located at 990 […]

by · April 18, 2017 · Local News, News
Parishioners of the Church of St. Brendan's Church trace the final steps of Jesus Christ.--Photo by David Greene

Christians Mark Good Friday in Norwood [WITH PHOTOS]

Christians Mark Good Friday in Norwood by David Greene Hundreds of Norwood residents turned out for the annual re-enactment of the way of the cross on Friday, April 14. Beginning at Webster Avenue and East 204 Street and ending on […]

by · April 18, 2017 · Holidays, Photos
A police officer guards the scene where Margarita Franco, 26, was found shot to death along East 214 Street in Williamsbridge. Photo by David Greene

Murder Mayhem Comes to Morrisania and Other Bronx Nabes

Murder Mayhem Breaks Out in The Bronx by David Greene Traditionally police see an uptick in the murders as the warm weather arrives in late May, but this year the rash of killings seems to have arrived before the warm […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Crime, Police Blotter
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A Tree Falls in the Bronx

A Tree Falls in the Bronx by David Greene TIMBER! … Police and fire crews were called out after strong winds and heavy rain brought down a large tree that damaged several park cars. The incident was reported at 10:45 […]

by · April 4, 2017 · Photos, Uncategorized
A Williamsbridge resident wakes up to a massive crime scene along East 214 Street after a young woman was found shot to death. Photo by David Greene

Killing Spike Arrives Early, 3 Shot Dead in Bloody Week in Norwood, Morisania and Williamsbridge

Killing Spike Arrives Early, 3 Shot Dead in Bloody Week in Norwood, Morisania and Williamsbridge by David Greene Traditionally police see an uptick in the murder rate as the warm weather arrives in late May, but this year the rash […]

by · April 4, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
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Aspiring Model Shot Dead in Forest Houses

by David Greene An aspiring model was shot dead after a dispute inside the stairwell at the Forest Houses in the Morrisania section of the borough. Police say Aaliyah Alder, 21, of Mott Haven, was discovered by officers on the […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Crime, News
Police: Shootout, Crash Leaves Two Injured

Police: Shootout, Crash Leaves Two Injured

SHOOTOUT, CRASH LEAVES TWO INJURED… Police continue to investigate the shooting that sent bullets flying across Webster Avenue on Sunday, March 26. Officers from the 52nd Precinct were called to the corner of East 198 Street and Webster Avenue at […]

by · March 28, 2017 · Crime, News
A mourner holds memorial service program for fallen EMT member Yadira Arroyo. Photo by David Greene

Tears of Grief for Fallen EMT Yadira Arroyo

by David Greene Thousands of mourners lined University Avenue to say goodbye to fallen Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) Yadira Arroyo, who was struck and killed as she attempted to stop a carjacker from stealing her ambulance in the Soundview section […]

by · March 27, 2017 · News
Nearly two dozen former inmates remove blocks of ice from a bus stop at East Tremont Avenue and the Grand Concourse on Saturday. Photo by David Greene

Rikers Inmates Aid in Snow Removal

New York City Department of Corrections officials were on hand as recently released inmates of Rikers Island joined officials from the Department of Sanitation in removing blocks of ice and snow from the streets on Saturday, March 18. The road […]

by · March 23, 2017 · News
Tears Flow for Fallen EMT as Gang Member is Charged

Tears Flow for Fallen EMT as Gang Member is Charged

Tears Flow for Fallen EMT as Gang Member is Charged by David Greene Hundreds of firefighters and paramedics from across the state joined community residents as well as local civic and clergy leaders in mourning the death of the young […]

by · March 22, 2017 · Local News, News
Cops guard the scene as detectives investigate the death of a woman outside of Woodlawn Cemetery on Jerome Avenue. Photo by David Greene

Cold Case: Woman Found Dead in Snowbank Outside Woodlawn Cemetery

Coldest Case: Woman Found Dead in Snowbank Outside Woodlawn Cemetery by David Greene Police were called to a long and desolated stretch of Jerome Avenue, between Bainbridge Avenue and East 233 Street on the Woodlawn Heights – Norwood border, after […]

by · March 20, 2017 · Crime, News, Police Blotter