Post Tagged with: "Woodlawn Cemetery"

This is solidarity and this is respect. +300 police motorcycles from departments across the country honoring Det. Familia. #NeverForget

Over 300 Police Motorcycles Honor Det. Miosotis Familia

This is solidarity and this is respect. Over 300 police motorcycles from departments across the country honoring Det. Miosotis Familia. This is solidarity and this is respect. +300 police motorcycles from departments across the country honoring Det. Familia. #NeverForget pic.twitter.com/gsu7wYfD3Z […]

More than 7,000 graves were "flagged" by volunteers at Woodlawn Cemetery. Photo by David Greene

Annual Flagging of Graves Held at Woodlawn Cemetery

by David Greene More than 350 volunteers spent the last two weekends at the Woodlawn Cemetery, placing American flags at the graves of members of the U.S. military in honor of Memorial Day. According to Lynn Radke and Bruce Campbell […]

Cops guard the scene as detectives investigate the death of a woman outside of Woodlawn Cemetery on Jerome Avenue. Photo by David Greene

Cold Case: Woman Found Dead in Snowbank Outside Woodlawn Cemetery

Coldest Case: Woman Found Dead in Snowbank Outside Woodlawn Cemetery by David Greene Police were called to a long and desolated stretch of Jerome Avenue, between Bainbridge Avenue and East 233 Street on the Woodlawn Heights – Norwood border, after […]

by · March 20, 2017 · Crime, News, Police Blotter
Amateur Astronomers Association of NY Presents Spring Starfest – Saturday, March 19th

Amateur Astronomers Association of NY Presents Spring Starfest – Saturday, March 19th

Memorial Day Flagging. Courtesy Woodlawn Cemetery.

Novelist E. L. Doctorow Buried At Woodlawn Cemetery

Bronx-born novelist and writer E. L. Doctorow, who died July 21st, was interred here at Woodlawn Cemetery on Thursday, October 1st.  I was among only three others, besides the family, to attend.   He included Woodlawn in his novels “Ragtime” […]

Woodlawn Cemetery is the final resting place of  George L. (“Tex”) Rickard’s grave.  Tex Rickard was the founding owner of the New York Rangers Hockey team.

Kick Off The New York Rangers 2015-16 Season At Woodlawn Cemetery — This Was No Joke

Last week when The Bronx Chronicle received an email with the subject line: “New York Rangers Season Kick-off in The Bronx,” we were intrigued. When we realized it would be celebrated at Woodlawn Cemetery, our managing editor scratched his chin then […]

Lincoln Center Local: Silent Disco in The Bronx

Lincoln Center Local: Silent Disco in The Bronx

August 30th, 4pm-8pm at Woodlawn Cemetery (Fairview Lawn) Jerome Avenue Entrance, Jerome Avenue and Bainbridge Avenue Closest subway: 4 at Woodlawn Lincoln Center’s Silent Disco, powered by Quiet Events, is coming to the Bronx! For one night only, the historic […]

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First Woman Honored With Canyon of Heroes Ticker Tape Parade Buried At Woodlawn

The folks over at Woodlawn Cemetery shared a bit of trivia connecting the Bronx to Friday’s ticker tape parade down the Canyon of Heroes for the World Cup champion United States Women’s soccer team. According to Brian G. Andersson, the cemetery’s […]

Kick off Memorial Day At Woodlawn’s Annual Veterans’ Flagging

Kick off Memorial Day At Woodlawn’s Annual Veterans’ Flagging

Annual Memorial Day flagging of veterans’ graves will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 15   Bronx, NY  The Woodlawn Cemetery is hosting an event at 1 p.m. on Friday, May 15 to kick off its annual Memorial […]

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Carmen Rosa Will Be Lain To Rest Friday

Carmen Rosa will be buried Friday morning from the Woolworth Chapel in Woodlawn Cemetery at 10am.

Social Issues Trailblazer Vito Marcantonio Honored at Woodlawn Cemetery

Social Issues Trailblazer Vito Marcantonio Honored at Woodlawn Cemetery

Yesterday the Vito Marcantonio Forum held the 60th anniversary of the of Congressman Vito Marcantonio’s death at Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends, supporters and admirers of the passionate advocate joined family members to hear stories of his innovative ideals for New York […]

by · August 10, 2014 · Local Events, Local News, Photos