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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
Bronx officials led by Democratic County Chairman Marcos Crespo, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr., Senator Jeff Klein, Senator Jamal Bailey, Council Member Cohen, Council Member Gibson, Council Member Palma, Council Member Salamanca, Assemblyman Dinowitz, Assemblyman Michael Benedetto, and Assemblyman Victor Pichardo announced their support for Democrat Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj in his campaign for City Council.

Bronx Dems Endorse Gjonaj For City Council Seat

Bronx Democratic County Committee Announces Support for Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj for New York City Council On Thursday, the Bronx County Democratic Committee gathered at their Eastchester Road headquarters to announce their support for Assembly Member Mark Gjonaj in his campaign […]

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
Sabra expands Plants with a Purpose, a community engagement initiative dedicated to helping alleviate the impact of food deserts in the United States. (PRNewsfoto/Sabra Dipping Company, LLC)

Sabra Partners With NYBG TO Alleviate Food Deserts Via ‘Wellness Wednesdays’

Sabra CEO Shali Shalit-Shoval today announced the expansion of Sabra’s Plants with a Purpose, a community engagement initiative dedicated to helping alleviate the impact of food deserts in the United States. Sabra will partner with The New York Botanical Garden (NYBG) to bring Wellness […]

Bronx Week Begins, May 11-21

Bronx Week Begins, May 11-21

Bronx Week is a 10-day borough-wide celebration of The Best of The Bronx. Nearly 50 events produced by the Office of the Bronx Borough President, the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation, The Bronx Tourism Council, the Business Initiatives Corporation of […]

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
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
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
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
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
Chill In The Air: 3 Wounded in Fordham Heights

Chill In The Air: 3 Wounded in Fordham Heights

Chill In The Air: 3 Wounded in Fordham Heights by David Greene Three people were wounded, one critically as a still-unknown assailant shot three people in broad daylight along a bustling street in Fordham Heights. Police sources say that at […]

by · March 17, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
EMT Killed During Ambulance Theft

EMT Killed During Ambulance Theft

EMT Killed During Ambulance Theft by David Greene A female EMT was killed and her partner is fighting for her life after an unknown assailant attempted to drive off with their running ambulance in Soundview. The incident was reported at […]

by · March 17, 2017 · Breaking News, Local News, News