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Norwood residents took advantage of free medical evaluations at Safe Medical Care on East 204 Street.--Photo courtesy of Long Island University's APhA-ASP Chapter of the American Pharmacist Association

Health Awareness Events Held in Norwood

Health Awareness Events Held in Norwood by David Greene More than 40 residents took part in a free health clinic held on Monday, March 12, outside of the Safe Medical Care center, located at 3099 Bainbridge Avenue in Norwood. Participants […]

by · April 7, 2018 · Health & Nutrition, Local News
Organizers and supporters limber up before the First Annual Race for Re-Entry 5K race in Soundview Park in 2017.--Photo courtesy of Race for Re-Entry.

Countdown Begins for Race For Re-Entry 5-K Walk, Run, Ride in Soundview

Countdown Begins for Race For Re-Entry 5-K Walk, Run, Ride in Soundview by David Greene Organizers and supporters of a pilot program that began last spring assisting those recently released from incarceration, with ways to more easily transition back into […]

by · March 29, 2018 · News
USDA Declares a Portion of Clermont County, Ohio, Free of the Asian Longhorned Beetle

USDA Declares a Portion of Clermont County, Ohio, Free of the Asian Longhorned Beetle

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) together with the Ohio Department of Agriculture today announced that the Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) is eradicated from Stonelick Township in Clermont County, Ohio. “The […]

A father and son slide down Ewing Hill in Kingsbridge on Wednesday.--Photo by David Greene

Spring Snowstorm Pounds Area with Little Accumulation [Gallery]

Spring Snowstorm Pounds Area with Little Accumulation by David Greene Meteorologists are again eating crow as predictions of 6 inches to more than a foot for the fourth nor’easter in as many weeks– appeared to have produced closer to just […]

by · March 27, 2018 · News, Photos
George Carrasquillo was discovered shot multiple times inside his SUV along Hone Avenue in Morris Park on February 5.--Photo by David Greene

Cousin, Friend Charged in Morris Park Killing

Cousin, Friend Charged in Morris Park Killing by David Greene Detectives in the 49th Precinct have announced the arrest of two men wanted in connection with the February 5 shooting death of man founded riddled with bullets on a quiet […]

by · March 24, 2018 · Crime, News
For the second time in less than a year, the NYPD has foiled an armed robbery at this T-Mobile store on East Gun Hill Road in Norwood.--Photo by David Greene

Second Armed Robbery Foiled at T-Mobile in Norwood

Second Armed Robbery Foiled at T-Mobile in Norwood by David Greene For the second time in just under a year members of the NYPD’s 52nd Precinct helped capture an armed robbery team who attempted to steal cellphones from a T-Mobile […]

by · March 23, 2018 · Crime, Local News, News
SECOND ANNUAL BRONX GOSPEL CONCERT - APRIL 7TH

SECOND ANNUAL BRONX GOSPEL CONCERT – APRIL 7TH

Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. to host second annual Bronx Gospel Concert on Saturday, April 7 from 10AM – 3 PM, 177 Dreiser Loop — Auditorium in Co-op City, The Bronx. RSVP: Larcenia Walton by calling 718-590-6248. Doctor Bob Lee […]

Harlem West Principal Khari Shabazz

SUCCESS ACADEMY FILES LEGAL ACTION AGAINST NYC DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION FOR DISCRIMINATING AGAINST HARLEM STUDENTS

    Despite Legal Obligation, City Refuses to Revise the Unequal and Outdated Allocation of Space Among Harlem West Middle School and the Two Other Schools in Same Building   At Scale, Harlem West Will Have 14 More Students Per […]

by · March 19, 2018 · Education News, News
A tractor-trailer gets wedged under the elevated subway after striking and damaging a pillar along Westchester Avenue.--Photo by Edwin Soto

Truck Wrecks Havoc in Pelham Bay

Truck Wrecks Havoc in Pelham Bay by David Greene Emergency crews and city officials were on scene as a tractor-trailer got wedged under the elevated portion of the 6-Line. The incident was reported at 12:10 p.m. on Monday, March 12. […]

by · March 15, 2018 · News
Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas arrested on charges of allegedly stealing campaign funds and lying about money he diverted from his inaugural committee for personal benefit.

Mt. Vernon Mayor Richard Thomas Arrested on Corruption, Campaign Fraud

Thomas Accused of Stealing Campaign Funds, Establishing a Slush Fund for Personal Use from His Inaugural Fund, and Falsely Filing Disclosure Reports with the State Board of Elections and Mount Vernon Board of Ethics MT. VERNON – Attorney General Eric […]

by · March 12, 2018 · Corruption Watch, Crime, News, Politics
IDC Mold Survey in NYCHA Houses

IDC Mold Survey in NYCHA Houses

IDC Mold Survery in NYCHA Houses by Robert Press The Independent Democratic Conference Headed by State Senator Jeff Klein who along with State Senator Marisol Alcantara unveiled a Report and Survey on Mold Senator Klein said that first it was […]

by · March 12, 2018 · News

Where The Pols Are, March 7

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Albany with no public schedule. The state Legislature is in session. 9:30 AM – First Lady Chirlane McCray will be in Washington, D.C. to participate in a discussion at the Center for American Progress, entitled […]

An unidentified 36 year-old woman was shot 3-times a block and-a-half from the 52nd Precinct.--Photo by David Greene

Police Continue to Hunt for Gunman Wanted in Decatur Avenue Shooting

Police Continue to Hunt for Gunman Wanted in Decatur Avenue Shooting by David Greene Detectives continue to hunt for the man who left a 36 year-old woman in serious condition after a domestic dispute led to gunfire in Norwood. Police […]

by · March 11, 2018 · News
A lone woman waits for a bus during storm on Bronx Park East.--Photo by David Greene

Storm Fizzles Out in the Bronx

Storm Fizzles Out in the Bronx by David Greene The second Nor’easter in a week fizzled out over the Bronx with under 3 inches of slushy, wet snow reported in Crotona Park. The latest storm, which pounded the borough on […]

by · March 10, 2018 · Local News, News, Weather
The blaze apparently gutted two floors of the three story building, the ground floor suffered severe water damage.--Photo by David Greene

Questions Remain After Fire Rips Through Bedford Park Home

Questions Remain After Fire Rips Through Bedford Park Home by David Greene Fire Marshal’s continue to investigate the cause of a blaze that tore through a 3-story building, destroying several apartments and a business in the Bedford Park section. Firefighters […]

by · March 8, 2018 · News