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Another surveillance photo shows the two suspects fleeing north on Bainbridge Avenue after the stick-up.  Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Manhunt Continues for Norwood Bodega Bandits

by David Greene Detectives continue to search for the two brazen bandits who robbed a deli at gunpoint in Norwood, clearing out the cash register of nearly $2,000. The NYPD has released surveillance photos and video of the incident that […]

by · January 8, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
The used-clothing thief wheels away a shopping cart full of items that was headed to area churches and organizations. --Photo by David Greene

Brazen Used Clothing Bandit Strikes Again!

Brazen Used Clothing Bandit Strikes Again! by David Greene For the second time in three months a bandit who pillages through used clothing bins has again escaped with articles of clothing destined for the poor and destitute. The apparent homeless […]

by · January 7, 2017 · Local News, News
A Highway Patrol officer takes 3-D photos outside of the New York Botanical Gardens on December 8.--Photo by David Greene

Accident Follow-up at Botanical Garden

Follow-up Investigation at Botanical Garden? by David Greene The NYPD’s Highway Patrol was back on the scene of a fatal accident, possibly conducting a rare follow-up investigation. Inquiries were first made after members of the Crash Investigation Squad of the […]

by · January 5, 2017 · Local News, News
Unusual Santa Suits

Unusual Santa Suits

Unusual Santa Suits by David Greene Members of the FDNY’s Engine 48 / Ladder 56 took time out from their normal duties to bring the holidays to those less fortunate. The firefighter’s were spotted returning to their firehouse on Webster […]

by · January 1, 2017 · Community Events, Holidays, Local News
Fire rips through the top-floor of 2854 Briggs Avenue at East 198 Street on Tuesday, December 13. Photo by Jimmy Velez

Elderly Woman, 7 Firefighters Injured in Briggs Avenue Blaze

by David Greene An elderly woman and 7 firefighters were injured when fire ripped through the top floor of one home and extended to at least one other. Fire and rescue personnel were dispatched to the two and-a-half story home […]

by · December 15, 2016 · Local News, News
LAW ENFORCEMENT HALLOWEEN PARTY A WASHOUT

LAW ENFORCEMENT HALLOWEEN PARTY A WASHOUT

LAW ENFORCEMENT HALLOWEEN PARTY A WASHOUT… by David Greene Norwood activist and entertainer Heather Guerino, hosted a Halloween party back on Thursday, October 27, for members of law enforcement and unfortunately, all she got was a $125 “no standing” summons […]

by · December 14, 2016 · Local News
Senior Critical After 3-Alarm Fire in Foxhurst

Senior Critical After 3-Alarm Fire in Foxhurst

Senior Critical After 3-Alarm Fire in Foxhurst by David Greene An elderly woman remains in critical condition after a 3-alarm fire ripped through the top floor of a 5-story building along Southern Boulevard, in the Foxhurst section of the borough. […]

by · November 28, 2016 · Breaking News, Local News, News
Explosion Rocks, Damages Morton Williams Supermarket

Explosion Rocks, Damages Morton Williams Supermarket

Explosion Rocks, Damages Morton Williams Supermarket by David Greene An early morning explosion inside a popular supermarket rocked the Kingsbridge community and blew out nearly a dozen plate-glass windows and sparking a fire. The explosion was reported at just before […]

by · November 14, 2016 · Local News, News
Several residents reported being stung after this hornets nests appeared virtually overnight on Graff Avenue in Throgs Neck. Photo by David Greene

RESIDENTS TAKE CARE OF OWN HORNETS PROBLEM IN THROGS NECK

Residents Take Care of Own Wasp Problem in Throgs Neck by David Greene Residents are still talking about about a wasps nest that appeared virtually overnight, in a tree along Graff Avenue in Throgs Neck, where several residents reported being stung. […]

by · November 1, 2016 · Local News, News
Bronx - Food Fitness & Faith Summit. NYC Department of Health and Mental Health

Bronx – Food, Fitness and Faith Summit, 10/24

Bronx – Food Fitness & Faith Summit 2016     On Monday, October 24, the New York City Health Department’s Bronx Neighborhood Health Action Center, the Office of Faith Based Initiatives and the Bronx Multi-Faith Advisory Group, is hosting the Second Annual […]

Twin Boys Conjoined at Head Successfully Separated at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore After More than 20 Hours of Surgery

Twin Boys Conjoined at Head Successfully Separated at Children’s Hospital at Montefiore After More than 20 Hours of Surgery

TWIN BOYS CONJOINED AT HEAD SUCCESSFULLY SEPARATED AT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL AT MONTEFIORE AFTER MORE THAN 20 HOURS OF SURGERY Babies Have Long Recovery Ahead of Them After a Difficult and Complicated Procedure NEW YORK (October 20, 2016) – A team […]

by · October 22, 2016 · Bulletin Board, Health, Local News
Police Kill Bat-Wielding Woman in Castle Hill Houses

Police Kill Bat-Wielding Woman in Castle Hill Houses

A police sergeant fatally shot Deborah Danner, a 66-year-old woman, when she charged at him with a baseball bat in her Bronx apartment Tuesday evening, the NYPD says. The New York Post identified the officer as Sgt. Hugh Barry. He has been […]

by · October 19, 2016 · Crime, Local News, News
Train crews spend the day removing the damaged train and repairing torn-up track.  Photo by Edwin Soto.

CASEY JONES RIDES AGAIN — CSX Derailment

CASEY JONES RIDES AGAIN…   Eight cars of a CSX freight train unexpectedly derailed, cutting off tens of thousands of commuters of Amtrak’s Northeast Regional and Acela Express lines. The crash was reported at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesday, October 5, […]

by · October 16, 2016 · Local News, News, Photos
Annual Fall Festival Held — Photos

Annual Fall Festival Held — Photos

ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL HELD 15th Annual Jerome-Gun Hill Business Improvement District   Thousands turned out for the 15th Annual Jerome-Gun Hill Business Improvement District’s Fall Festival, held this year on Saturday, September 17. Jerome Avenue was shut down between Mosholu […]

A crossing guard and two police officers assist an elderly woman crossing the street in Morris Park. Photo by David Greene

Morris Park Senior Gets A Police Escort

A pair of Bronx patrolmen can take a bow after going above and beyond the call of duty recently. The pair were observed coming to the aid of an elderly woman battling heavy winds as she crossed busy Morris Park […]

by · October 11, 2016 · Local News, Photos