Articles by: David Greene

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
Eddie Money performs a free show in Riverdale before kicking off a mini-tour at the New York State Fair.--Photo by David Greene

80s Rocker Eddie Money Kicks-Off Mini-Tour in Seton Park

80s Rocker Eddie Money Kicks-Off Mini-Tour in Seton Park by David Greene Several hundred Rock n’ Roll fans turned out for a free concert performance by 80’s rocker Eddie Money, at Seton Park in Riverdale on Monday, August 20. The […]

by · August 31, 2018 · Entertainment, Music
Parkland Survivors meet Local Anti-Violence Advocates and March Through Forest Houses

Parkland Survivors meet Local Anti-Violence Advocates and March Through Forest Houses

Parkland Survivors meet Local Anti-Violence Advocates and March Through Forest Houses by David Greene A handful of Parkland, Florida student-survivors spent a day meeting with local elected officials and joined Bronx anti-violence demonstrators as they marched through the NYCHA’s Forest […]

by · August 18, 2018 · News
A happy girl enjoys the free face-painting during the 52nd Precinct's National Night Out at Poe Park.--Photo by David Greene

Annual National Night Out Halted Crime, But not Thunder Storms

Annual National Night Out Halted Crime, But not Thunder Storms by David Greene Thousands across the borough and around the city participated and enjoyed the NYPD’s 35th Annual National Night Out Against Crime, held at 70 locations around the city […]

by · August 17, 2018 · News
Police officials in New York and California confirm 2 bodies have washed up along Trump golf courses in the last month.--Photo by David Greene

Dead Man Washes up Near Trump Golf Course at Ferry Point Park

Dead Man Washes up Near Trump Golf Course at Ferry Point Park by David Greene The “badly decomposed” body of a man washed up along the rocks near the Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point Park, after reportedly being found […]

by · August 4, 2018 · Local News, News
Mourners pay their respects for Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz, who police say died in a case of mistaken identity.--Photo courtesy of William Rivera

Summer violence Explodes Across the Borough

Summer violence Explodes Across the Borough by David Greene The NYPD has released startling new statistics that show the boroughs homicide rate is more than 92% higher than last year after the first 6 months of the year– and that […]

by · July 15, 2018 · Crime, News
Kingsbridge residents (l-r):  Debra Williams, Iris Melendez and Cassandra Wallace hosting their unusual "Bakers Against Violence" bake sale.--Photo by David Greene

3rd Annual Bakers Against Violence in Kingsbridge

3rd Annual Bakers Against Violence in Kingsbridge by David Greene Several Kingsbridge residents are stepping outside the box to combat the onslaught of needless violence on the streets of our borough– by hosting a bake sale. Iris Melendez, 22, Cassandra […]

by · July 15, 2018 · Domestic Violence, News
Police remain tight lipped after several fake pipe bombs were removed from this Taylor Avenue home on July 4th.--Photo by David Greene

Landlord-Tenant Dispute Almost Turns “Explosive” After Fake Pipe Bombs Recovered on Fourth of July

Landlord-Tenant Dispute Almost Turns “Explosive” After Fake Pipe Bombs Recovered on Fourth of July by David Greene Despite repeated requests, the NYPD remains tight-lipped after an Independence Day incident where “multiple” fake pipe bombs were recovered from a home in […]

by · July 11, 2018 · News
Stench of Corpse Flower Draws Crowds … to NYBG

Stench of Corpse Flower Draws Crowds … to NYBG

STENCH OF “CORPSE FLOWER” DRAWS CROWDS TO NYBG By David Greene Thousands of flower and plant enthusiasts paid a visit this past weekend to the New York Botanical Gardens as kick-off to the unusual Corpse flower 24-hour blooming event at […]

Elected officials join arms with clergy leaders as they denounce the zero-tolerance immigration policy of the White House. Photo by David Greene

Prayer Vigil, Protest Held for Separated Migrant Children

Prayer Vigil, Protest Held for Hundreds of Separated and Missing Immigrant Children by David Greene Local elected officials, clergy leaders and community activists gathered outside of Bronx Supreme Court on the Grand Concourse, demanding that all of the 2,300 children […]

by · July 2, 2018 · Immigration Issues, News
Elected officials join arms with community and clergy leaders in denouncing the current White House policy on immigration.--Photo by David Greene

Bronxites United Against Current Border Policy

Bronxites United Against Current Border Policy by David Greene Local elected officials joined clergy leaders standing together outside of the Bronx Supreme Court, demanding that all 2,300 children who were separated from family members at the border– be reunited. The […]

by · June 29, 2018 · Immigration Issues