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Members of the Iglesia Jennings Alianza Christina Church recognize staff members and local police officers who have been providing assistance during the summer school program.--Photo by David Greene

Awards at Yogi-Bear Sunday School

Awards at Yogi-Bear Sunday School by David Greene Youngsters attending the Celebration of Vacation Bible School at the Iglesia Jennings Alianza Christina Church, were presented with gifts for perfect attendance during their summer program. Youngsters also took part in the […]

by · September 30, 2017 · Local News, News
BRONX YOUNG DEMOCRATS ENDORSE MARK GJONAJ FOR CITY COUNCIL

BRONX YOUNG DEMOCRATS ENDORSE MARK GJONAJ FOR CITY COUNCIL

BRONX YOUNG DEMOCRATS ENDORSE MARK GJONAJ FOR CITY COUNCIL BRONX, NY – Today, the Bronx Young Democrats endorsed New York City Council candidate, Mark Gjonaj. The group, which seeks to engage young adults to participate in the political process, cited […]

by · September 29, 2017 · Bronx Politics, Local News, News
Bronxites donate needed food and clothing to island nations devastated by recent hurricanes.--Photo by David Greene

Bronxites Come Together for Caribbean Hurricane Relief Efforts

Bronxites Come Together for Caribbean Hurricane Relief Efforts by David Greene On an unseasonably warm September day, local elected officials joined with several clergy leaders in announcing an effort to collect needed food, clothing and baby supplies for those island […]

by · September 27, 2017 · Local News, News
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on Saturday at around 11:05 pm a male was shot in the hands at 2167 Cruger Ave. between Lydig Ave. & Pelham Pkwy. South was taken to Jacobi Hospital. 3 Men fled the scene in a green Jeep Cherokee on Pelham Pkwy. South. unknown motive of shooting & police are investigating.

Three Sought in Cruger Avenue Shooting

Three Sought in Cruger Avenue Shooting by David Greene Police are looking for the gunman who open fired on an 18 year-old male along Cruger Avenue, in the Pelham Parkway section on Saturday, September 16. Officers from the 49th Precinct […]

by · September 23, 2017 · Local News, News
Briggs Avenue Teen Fall Victim Laid to Rest

Briggs Avenue Teen Fall Victim Laid to Rest

Briggs Avenue Teen Fall Victim Laid to Rest by David Greene A close-knit Bedford Park family that is still coming to grips with the unthinkable tragedy of a teenager accidentally falling to his death, has laid the young man to […]

by · September 20, 2017 · Local News, News
Football Player Remembered

Football Player Remembered

Football Player Remembered by David Greene A memorial service was held on Saturday, September 2 for football player Dominick Bess, 14, who collapsed during a preseason practice of the junior varsity team at Mount Saint Michael Academy on Tuesday, August […]

by · September 16, 2017 · Local News, News
WWE Stars Visit Sick Children at Montefiore before Annual Summerslam Event

WWE Stars Visit Sick Children at Montefiore before Annual Summerslam Event

WWE Stars Visit Sick Children at Montefiore before Annual Summerslam Event by David Greene WWE superstars Becky Lynch, “Bayley,” Xavier Woods and “Big E” joined WWE ambassador Dana Warrior as the group paid a special visit to sick and chronically […]

by · September 1, 2017 · Local News, News, Youth and Children
An NYPD missing persons flyer announcing the disappearance of  Silvia Cave, 63, of Chicago who was last seen August 9 in Wakefield.--Photo by David Greene

Missing Chicago Woman Found Wandering in Manhattan

Missing Chicago Woman Found Wandering in Manhattan by David Greene A Chicago woman who disappeared from a relatives home in the Wakefield section of the borough, has been found safe and has returned home to Chicago. Police and family members […]

by · August 31, 2017 · Local News, News
Political Candidate Michael Beltzer on Ringside Politix

Political Candidate Michael Beltzer on Ringside Politix

Political Candidate Michael Beltzer on Ringside Politix Political discussion group, Ringside Politix, will interview Michael Beltzer, political candidate in the 18th council district, as part of its weekly podcast series, on Thursday, August 24th. Beltzer previously served as a former […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Local News
The bust and name plate of Confederate General Robert E. Lee was gone by Sunday afternoon.--Photo by David Greene

BCC Takes Down Busts of Confederate Generals Days after Reporters Arrest

BCC Takes Down Busts of Confederate Generals Days after Reporters Arrest by David Greene Workers at Bronx Community College in University Heights have quickly removed the busts of two Confederate Generals of the Civil War, after Governor Andrew Cuomo ordered […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Local News, News
An NYPD missing persons flyer announcing the disappearance of  Silvia Cave, 63, of Chicago who was last seen August 9 in Wakefield.--Photo by David Greene

Missing Chicago Woman Disappeared During Visit to Wakefield

Missing Chicago Woman Disappeared During Visit to Wakefield by David Greene A Chicago woman visiting relatives in Wakefield has not been heard from in a week, after she mysteriously disappeared after a trip to a local store. Police and family […]

by · August 17, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
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At around 10:40 PM Tuesday a fire breaks out in a 2 story private house at 3138 Decatur Ave. &  204th St. 4 injuries were reported

Residents Return Home After Decatur Avenue Blaze

Residents Return Home After Decatur Avenue Blaze by David Greene Residents of two homes in Norwood returned to their homes to survey the damage, hours after fire tore through both homes, injuring two residents and one firefighter. Officials say the […]

by · August 8, 2017 · Local News, News
A missing persons flyer announced the disappearance of Robert "Rico" Lane, who disappeared on July 3 and found found dead on July 10.--Photo by David Greene

Missing Man ID’d as Van Cortlandt Park Victim; Missing Teen Returned Home Safe

Missing Man ID’d as Van Cortlandt Park Victim; Missing Teen Returned Home Safe by David Greene The NYPD has announced that a missing man from Kingsbridge Heights, who disappeared on July 3, was in fact the man pulled from the […]

by · July 26, 2017 · Local News, News
ILLEGAL BAR-B-QUE’S START EARLY ALONG MOSHOLU PARKWAY

ILLEGAL BAR-B-QUE’S START EARLY ALONG MOSHOLU PARKWAY

Pictured: A man and woman prepare an illegal grill along Mosholu Parkway North.

by · July 3, 2017 · Local News, News, Parks
Bronx Council Members Endorse Diana Ayala

Bronx Council Members Endorse Diana Ayala

Council Members Rafael Salamanca, Annabel Palma, and Ritchie Torres Endorse Diana Ayala Today, Democratic council candidate Diana Ayala received endorsements from Bronx City Council Members Rafael Salamanca, Annabel Palma, and Ritchie Torres. These three represent the full Puerto Rican Council […]