NEW YORK, NY – A Bronx Man was indicted Monday after it was learned that he had kidnapped a woman and assaulted her over a five-day period in an abandoned building in Kingsbridge. Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that Timothy Harnett, AKA Lawless, 44, who is homeless, has been indicted for kidnapping a woman and raping the woman.
NEW YORK, NY – The fugitive moped driver wanted in connection with the murder of 11-year-old Kyhara Tay has been captured, the New York City Police Department announced on Monday. He was seen leaving New York’s 41st Precinct Monday night after surrendering to police with his lawyer in tow.
By SÍLE MOLONEY Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark announced on Monday, May 23, that a Bronx man has been charged with kidnapping a woman and raping her over the course of five days in an abandoned building in the Fordham Manor section of The Bronx. Clark said, “The defendant allegedly held a 28-year-old woman captive for days, raping and beating her with a tire iron.
A second teenager has been charged in last week's fatal shooting of an 11-year-old girl in the Bronx. The NYPD said Omar Bojang, 18, was with his lawyer when he turned himself in on Monday at the 41st Precinct in the Bronx. Bojang is being charged with murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon, authorities said.
The NYPD has reclassified a vehicle fire as a double homicide investigation, following a report received from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of the City of New York on the cause of death of the two car occupants. On Monday, May 16, at around 4.19 a.m., police responded to a 911 call regarding a vehicle that was reported to be on fire on Shore Road in the vicinity of Pelham Split Rock Course in Pelham Bay Park in the East Bronx.
By SÍLE MOLONEY NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi North Central Bronx and its CEO, Christopher Mastromano, honored over 100 employees on May 12, who completed their certifications in LGBTQ health equity, a 7-hour intensive training program aimed at increasing core competencies in providing LGBTQ Health Services. According to the hospital, the Jacobi campus ranks as one of the sites with the highest completion numbers for the program within the NYC Health + Hospitals health system.
Posted on The NYPD is looking for three men who allegedly assaulted a man and stole his moped at gunpoint earlier this month in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx. According to the police, on May 1, a 28-year-old man was driving a moped when two vehicles came out of nowhere and blocked the flow of traffic in front of him opposite of 1048 Westchester Ave.
Police took an 18 year old into custody Monday in connection with the shooting death of an 11-year-old girl in the Bronx last week, the NYPD said. Omar Bojang is believed by police to be the second person on a scooter that chased a 13 year old down the street in the Longwood section of the Bronx on May 16.
Police arrested and charged an 18-year-old with murder Monday in connection with the shooting death of an 11-year-old girl in the Bronx last week, the NYPD said. Omar Bojang is also facing manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon charges, Bojang is believed by police to be the second person on a scooter that chased a 13-year-old down the street in the Longwood section of the Bronx on May 16.
Kyhara Tay was with family when a stray bullet hit her in the stomach on a Bronx street Monday evening. The 11-year-old died at a hospital A second teenage suspect has been arrested in the broad daylight shooting death of an 11-year-old girl in the Bronx, police said.
Posted on New York’s redistricting saga has muddled much of the script for this summer’s political theatre as New York voters face primaries for statewide offices and the state Assembly in June, followed by primaries for Congress and the state Senate in August, as well as mixed special elections for two House seats that cover a large swath upstate.
By SÍLE MOLONEY Two people were transported to hospital last week following a road accident on Sedgwick Avenue in University Heights. The NYPD said that on Thursday, May 19, at approximately 9.05 p.m., the collision took place in front of 2300 Sedgwick Avenue. A police official said, “An 18-year-old male of The Bronx was operating a 2000 Mercedes-Benz at a high rate of speed, and turned around a bed and lost control of the vehicle, striking three, parked, unoccupied vehicles.” The police official added, “The driver and [an] 18-year-old male passenger were removed to St. Barnabas Hospital for medical treatment.”
What are your favorite pizza toppings? If you love creating your own topping combinations, then plan an upcoming visit to Pizza Studio in the Bronx. This eatery lets you create your own individual personally designed pizza made to order with fresh ingredients. Starting at $5.99, guests can choose their own crust, sauce, cheese, and toppings.
Posted on State Sen. Alessandra Biaggi was planning to run for Congress’ third district, but with the newly drawn redistricting maps, Westchester and the Bronx are no longer included in it, putting the state lawmaker a waterway away from the district. The state lawmaker now plans to challenge U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney to represent the 17th Congressional District, which represents parts of northern Westchester and Rockland counties, in the lower Hudson Valley.
Joseph “Joe” Patrick Murphy, Jr. was a beloved and respected husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, uncle, and friend, who lived a long life, and even until the end made sure to bring laughter and love to his family, who deeply miss him.
COVID CORNER | Bronx COVID metrics better than peer boroughs and counties, despite airborne illnesses
Posted on Prior to Monday, the Bronx had been the lone county of New York state’s 62 to remain in the low-risk category, with the exception for developing hot spots in the Fieldston/North Riverdale area. Between news of Saturday’s Legionnaires outbreak in the Highbridge section, a confirmed monkeypox case in NYC and COVID-19 cases ramping up in the north Bronx corridor, a worrying trifecta of airborne illnesses dominated the headlines during a weekend where temperatures provided a preview of summer 2022.
Support Local Journalism FreshDirect, the online grocery shopping pioneer and one of the leading grocery delivery services in the U.S., is celebrating 20 years of innovation, excellence, and convenience. Since its founding in 2002, the Bronx-based online grocer has remained a signature household staple for two decades and has established true connections with its loyal customers.
By SÍLE MOLONEY Building applications have been filed to expand a 2-story structure into a 5-story residential building at 3537 Bainbridge Avenue in the Norwood section o the Bronx, as reported by YIMBY. Located between East Gun Hill Road and East 212th Street, the lot is near the Woodlawn subway station, serviced by the 4 train.
Losing Aaron Judge in free agency would be bad for the Yankees. Watching the right fielder sign with New York’s blood rival would be, well, nothing short of a division-altering blow. The right fielder rejected a seven-year, $213.5 million contract extension before Opening Day and is set to be a free agent following the season.
Permits have been filed to expand a two-story structure into a five-story residential building at 3537 Bainbridge Avenue in Norwood, The Bronx. Located between East Gun Hill Road and East 212th Street, the lot is near the Woodlawn subway station, serviced by the 4 train. Isaac Kritzler is listed as the owner behind the applications.
Nassau Community College's former observatory is looking for a new home, and a group of amateur astronomers hopes it could become New York City's first for-the-public observatory. The Garden City school closed the 12-foot-high, 6-foot-wide observatory at the end of 2019 as it prepared for renovations.
By SÍLE MOLONEY Police respond to a shooting at East 194th Street and Marion Avenue in Fordham Manor on Saturday, May 21, 2022. Video courtesy of the Citizens’ App. Police said a 21-year-old man has been arrested following a shooting of another man in the Fordham Manor section of The Bronx on Saturday night, May 21.
By SÍLE MOLONEY The NYPD is asking for the public’s assistance locating an 89-year-old woman who was reported missing to police on Sunday, May 22 in the Williamsbridge section of The Bronx. Violet Clarke, 89, of 771 East 216th Street was last seen at her home on Sunday, May 22.
By SÍLE MOLONEY On Sunday, May 22, Ilia Arvelo contacted Norwood News to say that her cousin, Bree Grullar, 14, was reported missing to police. Arvelo provided a photo of Bree (attached) and described her as being 5 feet, 6 inches tall, with black hair and brown eyes.
Miguelina Camilo pivots candidacy following latest maps, to challenge Gustavo Rivera in newly drawn Senate District 33
Posted on All in a day. As a convoluted redistricting process came to a close Saturday, Miguelina Camilo went from the Democratic frontrunner in an open race for Senate District 36 to facing a stiff primary against longtime incumbent Gustavo Rivera in the newly drawn District 33. Just minutes before a mandated Friday night deadline, Steuben County court-appointed special master Jonathan Cervas released final versions of new congressional and state Senate maps, concluding a redistricting process — a procedure outlined in the Constitution to redraw legislative boundaries every 10 years — that dragged on for months pushing back some primaries deep into August.
Doe Fund to Break Ground on Affordable Housing Project at 4519 White Plains Road in Wakefield, The Bronx
Construction is set to break ground this week at 4519 White Plains Road, a new affordable and supportive housing development in the Wakefield section of The Bronx. As the latest project from The Doe Fund and Robert Sanborn Development, the building will provide 98 affordable homes, 20 apartments reserved for tenants 62 and older, and on-site supportive services for 49 formerly homeless individuals.
By SÍLE MOLONEY The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) has advised of the following street and bridge closures in the Bronx from May 20 to June 29. Bruckner Boulevard between 3 Avenue and Lincoln Avenue: This street will be closed Fridays from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. through June 29 to facilitate crane operation.
Bronx Fashion Week returned to Co-Op City on Saturday, May 7. The fashion show ran from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Mall at Bay Plaza, located at 200 Baychester Avenue, and featured designers and retailers ranging from Callejas Atelier and Larry Franco to Boulevard Menswear, Daysi Fernandez, Macy’s, Forever 21, and Ashley Stewart.
Bronx City Council Members Introduce Bill Expanding Heat Sensor Program to Track Building Heat Requirements
By SÍLE MOLONEY Following the City Council’s May 19th vote on the first package of fire safety legislation to pass in response to the Jan. 9 Twin Parks North West fire tragedy, a group of primarily Bronx council members in the form of Council Members Pierina Sanchez (C.D.
By SÍLE MOLONEY The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance locating a 13-year-old girl reported missing in Norwood. It was reported to police that Vida Gonzalez, 13, of 3433 Dekalb Avenue, Apt 3K, in the Norwood section of The Bronx, was last seen on Friday May 20, at 9.30 a.m. Vida is described as female, is 4 feet, 11 inches tall, weighs 180 pounds, is Black, has brown eyes, brown hair and was last seen wearing a black sweatshirt, blue jeans and gray sneakers.