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Shocking NYPD Civil Forfeiture Policy chided by Gothamist

Gerald Bryan points out where police damaged his apartment during a warrantless raid. In the course of the search, $4,800 was confiscated from him through civil forfeiture. (Max Rivlin-Nadler / Gothamist) Gothamist’s Max Rivlin-Nadler recently posted a scathing piece about a […]

by · January 22, 2014 · Domestic News, Local News, News

Avonte Oquendo’s remains found on Queens beach

Now he can Rest In Peace and the family can begin the process of acceptance. Some call it closure some call it healing, I do not know what to call it. I have no idea what it might be like […]

by · January 21, 2014 · Local News

Avonte Oquendo’s remains found on Queens beach

Now he can RIP and the family can begin the process of acceptance. Some call it closure some call it healing, I do not know what to call it. I have no idea what it might be like for parents […]

by · January 21, 2014 · Local News

“Proudly celebrating MLK’s legacy by getting arrested”

Hon. Ritchie Torres NYTIMES: “Several City Council members were arrested at the protest. Councilman Ritchie Torres of the Bronx posted a photo of his arrest on Twitter. “Proudly celebrating MLK’s legacy by getting arrested for the first time ever in […]

by · January 21, 2014 · Local News, Uncategorized

Bronx Documentary Center bears Child Brides Exhibit

CREDIT: STEPHANIE SINCLAIR The Bronx Documentary Center hosts Stephanie Sinclair’s “Too Young to Wed” which photographically documents the global issue of child marriage world wide.  Starting Jan. 18th, and ending March 16th, this exhibit is free and open to the […]

by · January 19, 2014 · Local News
3-Alarm fire at Monsignor Scanlan High School

3-Alarm fire at Monsignor Scanlan High School

Monsignor Scanlan High School in Throgg’s Neck suffered a violent 3-Alarm fire on Friday, January  17 that started at approximately 6:10pm and was extinguished in short order. Flames shooting out of the building windows and exits greeted firefights when they […]

by · January 17, 2014 · Local News, News

Cleaning up the Bronx – 1 Wall at a Time

With a little elbow grease and determination, the Bronx is putting her best foot forward. Thanks to the efforts of the 45th Precinct Explorers and under the direction of PO Rabbitt of Crime Prevention, things are certainly looking better in […]

by · January 17, 2014 · Local News
Saint Catharine’s Academy Teachers Picketing, Threatening Strike

Saint Catharine’s Academy Teachers Picketing, Threatening Strike

Teachers at the Saint Catherine’s Acedemy high school on Williamsbridge Road have been picketing each morning this week for increased salaries . They are threatening to strike unless a deal is reached with the school’s Board of Trustees. Current contract […]

by · January 17, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News, News
Human Remains found in Queens believed to belong to Missing Autistic Boy

Human Remains found in Queens believed to belong to Missing Autistic Boy

Human remains found on the night of  Thursday January 16th are currently being examined, but it is believed that they may belong to the long missing Autistic boy Avonte Oquendo, who has been missing since October. The remains, consistent with […]

by · January 17, 2014 · Local News, News

City Island Community Defeats NYC Department of Transportation Plans for A New City Island Bridge

On Wednesday night January 15, the City Island Community lead by their Community Organization defeated a request by the  NYC Department of Transportation for land use modifications and easements so they could begin building the infrastructure to support a new […]

by · January 17, 2014 · Local News

For Sale: Bronx General Post Office

As listed in the United States Postal Service Site, the Bronx General Post Office/Carrier Annex is up for bids. In their listing, it states “architecturally renowned building war originally constructed in 1935”.  It is 170,560 squared feet and 4 stories […]

by · January 15, 2014 · Local News

The Bronx LGBTQ Announces New Leadership

by · January 15, 2014 · Local News

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. 20 hours ago I am proud to salute and recognize the contributions of Korean Americans today on Korean American Day!

by · January 14, 2014 · Domestic News

UPDATE: Soundview Rape Suspect Captured and Arrested

UPDATE:   As an update to our earlier bulletin about a rape suspect, who is charged with raping a 7-year-old girl, being at large, sources at the NYPD’s 43rd precinct have confirmed that he has been captured in New Orleans, and […]

by · January 14, 2014 · Bulletin Board, Local News, News

Bronx Garden no Ode to Poet Longfellow or to its community

As reported in the New York Daily News, Foxhurst residents lament the lost of a once beautiful garden.  East 165th street, Longfellow Avenue, and Lowell Street border the Longfellow Garden. The Bronx garden was named in honor of

by · January 14, 2014 · Local News