Residents Brace for Trump Presidency Illustrated Via Two Events in Norwood

  Ahead of a new presidency, where the country’s next commander-in-chief, Donald Trump, a Republican, has vowed to deport millions of undocumented immigrants while triggering anti-immigration sentiment, sections of Norwood hosted events that either denounced his positions or took them seriously. At a community room at Tracey Towers filled to


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Last Call: Sad, Final Toast Held for McDwyer’s Pub

A steady stream of customers old and new have been paying their respects for the last several weeks, as the news spread that Norwood’s iconic McDwyer’s Pub would be closing after half a century. Eamonn McDwyer, or “Eddie” to his friends, was just 29 years old when he opened his


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Bus Sandwich on Jerome Avenue

IT WAS QUITE the scene on Jerome Avenue near Rite Aid as this vehicle becomes a bus sandwich following a three-vehicle collision on Nov. 30, considered a New York City Gridlock Alert Day and also considered a heavily busy traffic day. Gridlock caused the traffic to be backed up, causing


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USPS To Install Secure Mailboxes Following ‘Fishing’ Spree

  The U.S. Postal Service has cast a wide net on its old mailboxes so it could replace them with new ones following a string of so-called ‘fishing’ incidents across the Bronx. The news could spell relief to Bronx residents victimized by the practice that involves thieves stealing mail by


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Behind the JGHBID, New Executive Director Goes on Listening Tour

A roar mixed with a hum dominates the corner of Jerome Avenue and East Gun Hill Road. On Jerome Avenue between Mosholu Parkway and East Gun Hill Road, a calcalvade of regular customers frequent the parade of restaurants, clothiers, and banks that make up the strip. On East Gun Hill


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Out & About: Make Time for Tree Lightings

Editor’s Pick Bronx Tree Lightings The public is invited to attend local tree lighting events: Dec. 7 at 5:30 p.m. at the plaza on Jerome Avenue and Mosholu Parkway North, sponsored by the Jerome-Gun Hill BID, and includes Christmas carols with Santa, hot chocolate, cookies, and gifts (718) 324-4946; on


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