Post Tagged with: "Morris Park"

(L - R) Miss Columbus Marie Terzulli, Honorary Marshal Principal Carol Ann Gilligan, Grand Marshal Captain Frank Vignali NYFD, Bronx DA Clark, Assemblywoman Fernandez, Councilman Gjonaj, and Assemblyman Michael Benedetto. (Robert Press)

Bronx Columbus Day Parade

Saturday marked the 43rd Annual Bronx Columbus Day Parade. The parade marched down Morris Park Avenue, and this year turned up Williamsbridge Road to Lydig Avenue before ending one block short of Pelham Parkway. The Grand Marshal for the parade […]

by · October 15, 2019 · News, Race and Culture
State senator Alessandra Biaggi greets guests and participating housing agency representatives. (Photos: Robert Press)

Senator Biaggi Holds Housing Resource Fair

By Robert Press On Friday, State Senator Alessandra Biaggi (D-34) hosted a ‘Housing Resource Fair” at PS 83 in the Morris Park section of her district. Many city agencies related to the needs of a renter or homeowner joined other […]

by · June 9, 2019 · Community Events, Housing, News
Congressman Eliot Engel addresses the gathering at the 45th annual MPCA dinner dance. Photo: Robert Press.

Morris Park Community Association 45th Annual Dinner Dance

By Robert Press It was a joyous night at Marina Del Rey for the 45th Annual Morris Park Community Association Dinner Dance last Saturday night. MPCA President Al D’Angelo welcomed everyone speaking of the Morris Park community, and working with […]

by · April 11, 2019 · Bulletin Board, Community Events, News
he officer suffered a severe injury to his ankle, but was expected to recover. Photo by David Greene


By David Greene An unidentified 26 year-old police officer was injured when his police scooter collided with several vehicles on a rain-slicked road in Van Nest as he headed to the Bronx Columbus Day Parade in Morris Park. The incident […]

by · October 9, 2017 · News
@AlexGomezNYC on Twitter

Gomez Stirs Pot, Racism Alleged

At about ten minutes before 2 AM on Friday morning, Democratic city council candidate Alex Gomez posted another incendiary tweet and Instagram post; this time directed at Morris Park Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj — the presumed frontrunner in the upcoming Council race. […]

Will Madonna (right) - via Facebook (Sonny Vataj)

Morris Park Attorney William Madonna Found Dead

Tragedy stuck today when Morris Park attorney William J. Madonna, Esq., “Will” as some friends called him, was found dead in his home. The cause of death, although unconfirmed, is believed to be a massive heart attack.   Since 1994, William […]

by · June 11, 2017 · Announcements, Law, News, Obituary
NY City Hall -- Council Chambers, East Wing

Council Candidates Disclose Fundraising 

In the race to replace outgoing Councilman Jimmy Vacca, candidates have combined to raise over $258,000 in campaign contributions.

by · January 18, 2017 · Politics
A crossing guard and two police officers assist an elderly woman crossing the street in Morris Park. Photo by David Greene

Morris Park Senior Gets A Police Escort

A pair of Bronx patrolmen can take a bow after going above and beyond the call of duty recently. The pair were observed coming to the aid of an elderly woman battling heavy winds as she crossed busy Morris Park […]

by · October 11, 2016 · Local News, Photos
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Con Edison Announces Gas Main Project in Morris Park

Con Edison Announces Gas Main Project in Morris Park Con Edison has announced that it will commence work upgrading the gas service in the Morris Park section of the Bronx. The locations receiving service are Pierce Avenue between Bogart and […]

by · August 31, 2016 · Bulletin Board
Mugging Danger Lurks Near Bronx Psychiatric Center

Mugging Danger Lurks Near Bronx Psychiatric Center

I Was a Victim of Danger by Bronx Psychiatric on Waters Place   By Rich Mancuso You never expect this in your community but it happened to yours truly Wednesday afternoon walking on the sidewalk outside of the Bronx Psychiatric […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Crime, Local News, Mental Health, News
Morris Park Tree Lighting Ceremony – Friday the 18th

Morris Park Tree Lighting Ceremony – Friday the 18th

by · December 16, 2015 · Bulletin Board
Community Mourns for Halloween Crash Victims at Candlelight Vigil

Community Mourns for Halloween Crash Victims at Candlelight Vigil

Over 500 family, friends, and community members filled the street to mourn the victims of the fatal car crash that happened on Halloween. A section of Morris Park Avenue, from Bogart Avenue to Fowler Avenue, was blocked off to traffic […]

by · November 2, 2015 · Local News, News
Morris Park Halloween Crash Horror

Morris Park Halloween Crash Horror

USAToday reports that the driver who crashed his car into a group of trick-or-treaters along Morris Park Avenue in the North Bronx and killing three people, may have suffered a seizure, according to NYPD sources. According to a report in USAToday, […]

by · November 1, 2015 · News


“Savor The Bronx” Restaurant Week, produced by The Bronx Tourism Council and co-hosted by the Bronx Overall Economic Development Corporation (BOEDC), showcases the borough’s best eateries by offering special values and discounts.  This 12-day event, which this year runs from […]

Senator Klein Hosts First Annual ‘Taste of Morris Park’

Senator Klein Hosts First Annual ‘Taste of Morris Park’

BRONX, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), together with the Morris Park Community Association (MPCA), hosted the first annual ‘Taste of Morris Park’ food festival on Sunday. The event brought together the local business community and families to celebrate […]

by · October 21, 2015 · Bulletin Board