Articles by: David Greene

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
Police say one victim was stabbed in the neck and another was slashed on the face, three others were struck on the head with "blunt objects."--Photo by David Greene

6 Injured in Night of Violence in West Farms

6 Injured in Night of Violence in West Farms by David Greene At least three people were stabbed and three others were struck over the head with objects in a night of violence– unprecedented even in the ruff-and-tumble neighborhood of […]

by · June 23, 2018 · Crime, News
Fallen headstones and headstones ready to fall as the West Farms Soldier Cemetery has been neglected for years.--Photo by David Greene

Rendering Honors for Forgotten Soldiers in West Farms Square

Rendering Honors for Forgotten Soldiers in West Farms Square by David Greene Memorial day came and went and little honor or attention was paid to the 40 soldiers buried in the 200 year-old West Farms Soldier Cemetery, at East 180 […]

by · June 13, 2018 · History, Local News, News, Veterans
A summons and stop-work order is placed on the temporary barricade erected to protect the public after a part of the building collapsed in April.--Photo by David Greene

Construction Boom Halted Again in Norwood; Stop Work Orders Issued at 2 of 4 New Projects

Construction Boom Halted Again in Norwood; Stop Work Orders Issued at 2 of 4 New Projects by David Greene A building boom along a 4-block stretch in Norwood has once again been halted as the Department of Building’s (DOB) has […]

by · June 8, 2018 · News
Members of the Washington Greys Military Cadets based out of the Kingsbridge Armory. spent the weekend flagging the graves of U.S. Military members.--Photo by David Greene

500 Vets Identified During Memorial Day ‘Flagging’ at Woodlawn Cemetery

500 Vets Identified During Memorial Day ‘Flagging’ at Woodlawn Cemetery by David Greene Some 250 volunteers spent the week before Memorial day on the painstakingly, daunting task of locating the more than 7,000 members of the U.S. Military who are […]

by · June 6, 2018 · News, Veterans
A highway patrolman documents the hit-and-run crash that injured 5 people on the Grand Concourse.--Photo by David Greene

Hit-and-run Driver Injures Five on Grand Concourse

Hit-and-run Driver Injures Five on Grand Concourse by David Greene At least five people are recovering after a fleeing hit-and-run driver hit several vehicles and critically injuring an elderly woman crossing the busy roadway in the Mount Hope section. Cops […]

by · May 26, 2018 · News
At least one automobile is now a convertible after a fallen tree crushed the vehicle along Van Cortlandt Park South.--Photo by Stacey Busch

Powerful Storm Wrecks Havoc Across Area

Powerful Storm Wrecks Havoc Across Area by David Greene Officials say at least six people were killed after a powerful storm rolled through the area on Tuesday, May 15. The National Weather Service confirmed that two tornado’s touched-down in Putnam […]

by · May 26, 2018 · News
Josefina Medina, 95, and her daughter Lydia Cardona were reunited after a 5-year separation.--Photo by David Greene

Mother, 95, and Daughter Reunited After 5-Years

Mother, 95, and Daughter Reunited After 5-Years by David Greene Many of the elderly residents at the 65-bed ArchCare at St Vincent’s Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, celebrated Mother’s Day with a special brunch held for residents, who were joined by […]

by · May 18, 2018 · News
A 37 year-old male was shot and killed Tuesday morning along Perry Avenue in Norwood.--Photo by David Greene

Second Murder in 9 Days for Norwood After 1 Killing in 2017

Second Murder in 9 Days for Norwood After 1 Killing in 2017 by David Greene After going nearly a year without a single killing, homicide detectives at the 52nd Precinct are now investigating two that occurred within nine days of […]

by · May 9, 2018 · News
Worker's put up a temporary barrier as workers make emergency repairs to the building.--Photo by David Greene

Building Collapse Could Pave Way for New Mini-mall in Norwood

Building Collapse Could Pave Way for New Mini-mall in Norwood by David Greene A developer making interior renovations to a section of property that one day could become a state-of-the art mini-mall, may have gotten assistance from mother nature– as […]

by · May 5, 2018 · News
Members of Tower Ladder 33 battle the blaze from above despite the thick, black smoke.--Photo by David Greene

7 Shops Destroyed, 2 Injured in 5-Alarm Blaze

7 Shops Destroyed, 2 Injured in 5-Alarm Blaze by David Greene Nearly 200 firefighters spent almost four hours battling a stubborn blaze that has ravaged a row of businesses and members had been attempting to save a popular supermarket on […]

by · April 27, 2018 · News
A team of heavily armed ICE agents raided a Fordham Heights apartment building a day after a police stop along West Fordham Road by plain clothes officers.--Photo by David Greene

ICE Raids Come to Fordham Heights

ICE Raids Come to Fordham Heights by David Greene With the Trump Administrations three executive orders issued on January 30, the crackdown on illegal immigrants is now in full swing as residents at one Fordham Heights building claim a team […]

by · April 25, 2018 · News
Dozens of children and their parents celebrate Easter in Soundview Park.--Photo by David Greene

Easter Egg Hunts Held in Soundview, Norwood

Easter Egg Hunts Held in Soundview, Norwood by David Greene Youngsters across the borough participated in traditional Easter egg hunts held across the borough. On Saturday, March 31, a crowd over over 100 children turned out for the 2nd Annual […]

by · April 8, 2018 · Holidays, Photos
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