Articles by: David Greene

A young girl brings her stuffed animal to Montefiore's Wakefield Campus on May 9.--Photo by David Greene

TEDDY BEAR ER HOSTED AT MONTEFIORE

  by David Greene Dozens of children with broken or worn teddy bears came out to Montefiore Hospital’s Wakefield Campus on East 233 Street on Saturday, May 9, where they were presented with new teddy bears.     Children 12 […]

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery by David Greene More than 350 volunteers spent the last two weekends at the Woodlawn Cemetery, placing American flags at the graves of members of the U.S. military in honor of Memorial […]

by · May 29, 2017 · Community Events, Holidays
Darryl McCray (white hat) joins his fellow graffiti artists from Philadelphia. Photo by David Greene

Old Timer’s Day Held for Legends of Graffiti

Old Timer’s Day Held for Legends of Graffiti by David Greene More than 100 graffiti artists from several states converged on a street in the Allerton section to pay homage to the founders of modern day graffiti. Billed as the […]

NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses

NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses

NYCHA: Action Underway to Remove Sex Offender from Throgs Neck Houses by David Greene The New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) has responded in regard to a level 2 sex offender who recently moved into the Throgs Neck Houses. In […]

Red-Tailed Hawks now watch over the students and faculty of Bronx Community College in University Heights.--Photo by David Greene

Hawk Sightings on the Rise [PHOTOS]

Hawk Sightings on the Rise by David Greene Sightings of Red-tailed Hawks along Webster Avenue in Claremont Village or near the DeWitt Clinton High School along Mosholu Parkway have been regular occurrences for years however, in the last several weeks […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Local News, News, Photos
First Week of May Proves Deadly on Bronx Roads

First Week of May Proves Deadly on Bronx Roads

First Week of May Proves Deadly on Bronx Roads by David Greene Four people were killed in separate crashes after the latest string of carnage on Bronx roadways– the youngest victim was just 3 years-old. In the first incident cops […]

by · May 15, 2017 · Local News, News
The Netflix crew spent 3 days shooting along Williamsbridge Road in Morris Park.--Photo by David Greene

Netflix Series “Violet” Films in Morris Park [Gallery]

NETFLIX SHOOTS IN MORRIS PARK by David Greene A large film crew from Netflix spent several days filming at the popular Williamsbridge Tavern, located at 1556 Williamsbridge Road in the Morris Park section. The crew was filming the new series […]

by · May 9, 2017 · Local News, News
Children of all ages enjoy a host of activities during the first ever Spring-fest.--Photo by David Greene

MMCC Hosts First-Ever Spring-Fest

MMCC Hosts First-Ever Spring-Fest by David Greene The Montefiore Mosholu Community Center on Dekalb Avenue in Norwood, held it’s first annual Spring Fest on Sunday, April 30. Now celebrating their 75th year, the daylong event featured an open house where […]

by · May 4, 2017 · Local News, News, Photos
Councilman Andy King joins family of murdered woman, minutes before the rally a 19 year-old man was shot dead in West Farms. Photo by David Greene

West Farms Man Shot Dead Before Anti-Violence Rally

by David Greene Minutes before an anti-violence rally was to be held for a young woman shot dead on a deserted street in Williamsbridge, a 19 year-old man was killed in a hail of gunfire on a street in West […]

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