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At around 10:40 PM Tuesday a fire breaks out in a 2 story private house at 3138 Decatur Ave. &  204th St. 4 injuries were reported

Residents Return Home After Decatur Avenue Blaze

Residents Return Home After Decatur Avenue Blaze by David Greene Residents of two homes in Norwood returned to their homes to survey the damage, hours after fire tore through both homes, injuring two residents and one firefighter. Officials say the […]

by · August 8, 2017 · Local News, News
A missing persons flyer announced the disappearance of Robert "Rico" Lane, who disappeared on July 3 and found found dead on July 10.--Photo by David Greene

Missing Man ID’d as Van Cortlandt Park Victim; Missing Teen Returned Home Safe

Missing Man ID’d as Van Cortlandt Park Victim; Missing Teen Returned Home Safe by David Greene The NYPD has announced that a missing man from Kingsbridge Heights, who disappeared on July 3, was in fact the man pulled from the […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Local News, News
ILLEGAL BAR-B-QUE’S START EARLY ALONG MOSHOLU PARKWAY

ILLEGAL BAR-B-QUE’S START EARLY ALONG MOSHOLU PARKWAY

Pictured: A man and woman prepare an illegal grill along Mosholu Parkway North.

by · July 3, 2017 · Local News, News, Parks
Bronx Council Members Endorse Diana Ayala

Bronx Council Members Endorse Diana Ayala

Council Members Rafael Salamanca, Annabel Palma, and Ritchie Torres Endorse Diana Ayala Today, Democratic council candidate Diana Ayala received endorsements from Bronx City Council Members Rafael Salamanca, Annabel Palma, and Ritchie Torres. These three represent the full Puerto Rican Council […]

Despite promoting a new comedy night, the Beso Lounge shut it's doors after throwing a farewell party at the club on Saturday, June 10. Photo by David Greene

Beso Closing Leaves Last Bar in Norwood

Beso Closing Leaves Last Bar in Norwood by David Greene The once Irish neighborhood of Norwood that had more that 20 bars that thrived along Bainbridge Avenue and East 204 Street in the mid 1990’s, is down to it’s last […]

by · June 21, 2017 · Local News, News
Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days

Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days

Ft. Apache Cops Recall Good Times During the Bad Old Days by David Greene More than 100 former cops once stationed at the famed “Fort Apache” station-house on Simpson Street during the 1970’s, held their annual gathering as they reminisced […]

Longwood photographer Clarisel Gonzalez is interviewed next to some of her photographs featured in a new exhibit. Photo by David Greene

THE BRONX CAPTURED ON FILM

Some of the “Bronx Photographers” featured in a new photography exhibit at Metropolitan College. Photo by David Greene By David Greene   Photographer and organizer Walter Pofeldt is interviewed next to some of his work. Photo by David Greene A […]

Attempted Bank Robbery Latest Stick-up along Pelham Parkway

Attempted Bank Robbery Latest Stick-up along Pelham Parkway

Attempted Bank Robbery Latest Stick-up along Pelham Parkway by David Greene Police are still looking for the armed gunman who attempted to make an early withdrawal at a bank in the Pelham Parkway section. More than a week after police […]

by · June 11, 2017 · Crime, Local News
Veterans Job Fair

Veterans Job Fair

The 3rd Annual #Veterans & Community Job Fair on June 9 at the Bronx Library Center, 310 East Kingsbridge Road, Bronx NY. 11am to 3pm 

The Culinary Institute of New York at Monroe College Wins Top Team and Individual Titles at Prestigious ACF Northeast Regional Competition

Monroe College Named 20 Best Online School for Hospitality Management Degree

            PRNewswire/ — Monroe College made Business-Management-Degree.net recently released list of the 20 Best Online Schools for Bachelors in Hospitality Management. The Monroe College School of Hospitality Management and Culinary Arts is physically located in New […]

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 […]

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 […]

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Bronx Political Buzz: Michael Blake Apologizes

Political Fallout Over Contribution Refund  “Michael Blake is dead to Senator Diaz,” reports a Bronx Democratic party operative after the Morrisania assemblyman and DNC vice chair rescinded a $1000 donation to Diaz’s city council campaign committee. The fierce backlash prompted […]

A Bronxite hit a $149,931 jackpot at Empire City Casino in the Gotham Palace section of the casino on the Wheel of Fortune slot.

Bronx Man Hits $150K Jackpot on Wheel of Fortune at Empire City Casino 

On Sunday afternoon (May 21) James M., a Bronx resident, hit a $149,931 jackpot at Empire City Casino in Yonkers.

by · May 24, 2017 · Local News, News
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