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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
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
Nearly 40 NYPD police officers attended the annual "Blue" mass at St. Philip Neri Church in Bedford Park.--Photo by David Greene

“Blue” Mass Held for First Responders

“Blue” Mass Held for First Responders by David Greene Dozens of first responders from across the city were honored with a special mass at St. Philip Neri Church on Wednesday, January 31. Police officers, firefighters and paramedics arrived in uniform […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Local News, News
The Bartoe Dancers pre event.

Borough President Diaz Black History Month Celebration

Borough President Diaz Black History Month Celebration by Robert Press It was dancing and fun in Co-op City as NY1 news anchor Cheryl Wills was the Mistress of Ceremonies for Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr.’s Annual Black History Month […]

by · February 13, 2018 · Cultures, Local News, News
Abandoned Home Goes Up in Flames on Decatur Avenue

Abandoned Home Goes Up in Flames on Decatur Avenue

Abandoned Home Goes Up in Flames on Decatur Avenue by David Greene An abandoned home that has been an eyesore along Decatur Avenue for several years, burned for more than an hour and was all but gutted in Norwood. According […]

by · January 9, 2018 · Local News, News
New Community Board District Managers

New Community Board District Managers

New Community Board District Managers by Robert Press Bronx Community Board 7 hired a new district manager Ischia Bravo, and Community Board 8 is in the process of hiring a new district manager. Former CB 8 district manager Patrica Manning […]

by · January 7, 2018 · Bulletin Board, Local News, News
Gunman Disarmed by Anti-Crime Unit

Gunman Disarmed by Anti-Crime Unit

Gunman Disarmed by Anti-Crime Unit by David Greene An armed man was dramatically wrestled to the ground, disarmed and placed under arrest by a team of anti-crime officers patrolling the Soundview / Van Nest border. Offering few details, an NYPD […]

by · December 29, 2017 · Local News, News
The Capital One Bank was closed after an attempted robbery took place on Saturday, the suspect remains at large.--Photo by David Greene

Fordham Bank Robber Flees Empty Handed

Fordham Bank Robber Flees Empty Handed by David Greene Police are looking for a suspect who attempted to rob a bank in the Fordham section. Police were called to the Capital One Bank, located at 151 East Fordham Road at […]

by · December 27, 2017 · Local News, News
Workers are busy installing holiday lights along Morris Park Avenue. Photo by David Greene

Morris Park Business Improvement District OK’d

Last week, the New York City Council has ok’d the creation of the Morris Park Business Improvement District which would cover just over a mile of Morris Park Avenue and 188 businesses. The authorizing legislation, sponsored by Councilman James Vacca, […]

by · December 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Business, Local News, News
Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj

Holiday Toy Giveaway at the Throggs Neck Houses Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club, 12/22

Senator Jeff Klein, Assemblymembers Mark Gjonaj and Michael Benedetto, in partnership with Healthfirst and Community Board 10, will host a Holiday Toy Giveaway at the Throggs Neck Houses Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club located at 550 Balcom Avenue in […]

Retiring Bronx Deputy Borough President Aurelia Greene.

Bronx Political Buzz: Good-Bye Aurelia Greene, Hello …

Deputy BP Aurelia Greene Retires This week Deputy Bronx Borough President Aurelia Greene announced that she would be retiring at the end of the year. Greene will conclude a 35 year career in public service to the people of The […]

The Garabedian home on Westervelt Avenue remains dark after the family recently suffered a car crash.--Photo by David Greene

Christmas Delayed on Pelham Parkway

Christmas Delayed on Pelham Parkway by David Greene Bronxites visiting the Pelham Parkway “Christmas House” at 1605 Westervelt Avenue at Pelham Parkway North, were disappointed to learn that the mannequins and lights are not yet ready. According to homeowner Gary […]

by · December 16, 2017 · Local News, News
Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez, President of the National Puerto Rican Day Parade

WYSK: Oscar Lopez Rivera & Mark Gjonaj’s Assembly District

What You Should Know By State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District Oscar Rivera Lopez & Mark Gjonaj’s Assembly District You should know that since Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj, has been elected to the seat previously occupied by Council Member […]

“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe

“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe

“Justice is Done” Firebug Agrees to 6-Years for Arson Attempt at Woodlawn Cafe by David Greene Customers of the Woodlawn Cafe will be able to relax a bit easier as they sip Margarita’s after this coming Friday, when the disgruntled […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Local News, News
Witnesses say that it was a miracle that no one was struck on the busy corner.--Photo by Jonathan Espinosa

Close Call for Pelham Parkway Shoppers

Close Call for Pelham Parkway Shoppers by David Greene Holiday shoppers along the busy Pelham Parkway business district had to dive for cover, as an automobile mounted the sidewalk and struck two storefronts. Police and fire departments units were dispatched […]

by · December 11, 2017 · Local News, News