Articles by: David Greene

A crime scene investigator leaves the home of Wendy Martinez, 45, who was shot dead as she answered her front door.--Photo by David Greene

Reward offered for Gunman who shot Mom through Front Door of Grand Concourse Apartment

Reward offered for Gunman who shot Mom through Front Door of Grand Concourse Apartment by David Greene The NYPD has released a surveillance video and is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the […]

by · December 8, 2018 · Crime, News
DEP contractors spent several days patching a leak leading to two apartment buildings along Hull Avenue.--Photo by David Greene

Hull Avenue Shut Due to Waterline Break

Hull Avenue Shut Due to Waterline Break by David Greene Just days after a 4-alarm fire shut down a section of Hull Avenue, Hull Avenue was also shut between East 209 Street and East Gun Hill Road due to a […]

by · December 8, 2018 · News
NYPD's Auxiliary Inspector David Wong of the 52nd Precinct (left) joins Santa Clause and members of the Emergency Services Unit on the Grand Concourse.--Photo by David Greene

Santa Makes Early Appearance at St. Philip Neri

Santa Makes Early Appearance at St. Philip Neri by David Greene Family members and nearly 60 children living in the local community that are family members of members of the NYPD, were treated to an early Christmas party with Santa […]

by · December 5, 2018 · News
Nearly 200 firefighters battled to halt the spread of the blaze on Hull Avenue on November 20.--Photo by Toby Norwood

Fire Destroys 3 Homes Before the Holidays in Norwood

Fire Destroys 3 Homes Before the Holidays in Norwood by David Greene Instead of preparing for the celebration of the upcoming holidays, residents of three homes on Hull Avenue are looking for a place to stay and are now picking […]

by · December 4, 2018 · Local News, News
Congregants of all ages march in the rain towards the Grand Concourse in support of Bishop John Jenik.--Photo by David Greene

Jenik’s Flock Look to Rome to Return Beloved Pastor

Jenik’s Flock Look to Rome to Return Beloved Pastor by David Greene Despite a steady rain several hundred parishioners of Our Lady of Refuge on the Bedford Park – Kingsbridge border, turned out for a march through the streets– in […]

by · November 27, 2018 · News
Too many cars and not enough road as traffic grinds to a halt at Webster Avenue and East Bedford Park Boulevard.--Photo by David Greene

Unprepared, Minor Storm Creates Traffic Armageddon

Unprepared, Minor Storm Creates Traffic Armageddon by David Greene Its funny how havoc breaks out just after an election. The unexpected Nor’easter that struck the area Thursday, November 15, is going to have people singing the Judas Priest song, “Some […]

by · November 21, 2018 · Photos, Weather
Ten years ago this week a fire destroyed a row of stores along Westchester Avenue. Destroyed in the fire was a popular pet shop, sadly many of the animals perished.--Photo by David Greene

This Week in Bronx History [Gallery]

This Week in Bronx History by David Greene Ten years ago this week Steve Armento and Actor Lilo Brancato go on trial in the shooting death of police officer Daniel Enchautegui, who was off-duty when he left his Pelham Bay […]

by · November 20, 2018 · History, Photos
Family members hold the new street sign unveiled naming the intersection of East Mosholu Parkway South and Perry Avenue "Mary Vallati Place."--Photo by David Greene

Street Renaming Honors Neighborhood Matriarch

Street Renaming Honors Neighborhood Matriarch by David Greene A large crowd turned out on a rainy day to remember and honor a tireless community activist, Mary Vallati, who passed away a year earlier, from pneumonia, on September 13, at the […]

by · November 18, 2018 · Local News, News
Artist and welder Colin Nicodemo, 44, proudly stands next to his creation titled, "All Roads Lead to Fordham" on the Grand Concourse.--Photo by David Greene

For the Traveling Art Lover: “All Roads Lead to Fordham”

For the Traveling Art Lover: “All Roads Lead to Fordham” by David Greene The spinning wheels inside a young artists mind and the wheels from vintage wagons discovered across the Bronx, collided at the intersection of Fordham Road and the […]

by · November 17, 2018 · Arts & Artists, Arts and Culture
Volunteers from Friends of Mosholu Parkway held their 4th Annual Fall Festival at Kossuth Playground.--Photo by David Greene

Fall Festival Held at Kossuth Playground

Fall Festival Held at Kossuth Playground by David Greene Children of all ages enjoyed an afternoon of fun activities during the 4th Annual Fall Festival, hosted by Friends of Mosholu Parkway on Saturday, October 6. Youngsters enjoyed free face-painting, music […]

by · October 26, 2018 · Local News, News
Protesters disrupt a press conference by local elected officials on the steps of the Bronx County Courthouse.--Photo by David Greene

Jail Protesters Shutdown Local Officials Protest of New Jail

Jail Protesters Shutdown Local Officials Protest of New Jail by David Greene In one of the more bizarre press conferences in recent memory, several local elected officials were shouted down and heckled by young protesters– despite both groups being against […]

by · October 14, 2018 · News
A lone reef is placed at the foot of a memorial dedicated to Bronxites who were killed in the Twin Towers.--Photo by David Greene

The Bronx Remembers It’s Own

The Bronx Remembers It’s Own by David Greene A damp and dreary day didn’t stop a crowd of 100, who gathered at Jacobi Hospital to remember those who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Residents and elected […]

by · September 14, 2018 · News
A woman was assaulted and robbed of a shopping cart along Perry Avenue and Holt Place.--Photo by David Greene

One Suspect in Custody, Two Other Sought in Unrelated Assault-robbery Cases in Norwood

One Suspect in Custody, Two Other Sought in Unrelated Assault-robbery Cases in Norwood by David Greene The NYPD is reporting one suspect is in custody and two others are sought for two recent, unrelated assault and robberies cases in the […]

by · September 14, 2018 · News
2 Charged in Gruesome Murder and Body Parts Dump at Local Parks

2 Charged in Gruesome Murder and Body Parts Dump at Local Parks

2 Charged in Gruesome Murder and Body Parts Dump at Local Parks by David Greene Police have apparently solved the mystery of human remains discovered inside two local parks and the disappearance and murder of a young woman. Police were […]

by · September 14, 2018 · Crime
Bar Staff Scuffles with Anti-Violence Demonstrators in Allerton

Bar Staff Scuffles with Anti-Violence Demonstrators in Allerton

Bar Staff Scuffles with Anti-Violence Demonstrators in Allerton by David Greene A few dozen demonstrators protesting a recent incident where one person was killed and four others were wounded outside of a local tavern, briefly scuffled with staff members of […]

by · September 7, 2018 · Crime, News