Bronx Institutions Get $25K Grant to Continue STEM Education

Two Bronx cultural institutions have been given the green light to generate more interest in STEM subjects thanks to a renewed grant by the state’s largest utility firm. The New York Botanical Garden in Bedford Park and Wave Hill conservatory in Riverdale will each receive a $25,000 grant by Con


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And the Worst Landlord in Norwood Goes To…

The worst landlord in Norwood goes to Narsinh Desai, according to this year’s worst landlord watchlist compiled and released by the New York City Public Advocate’s Office. Desai, listed as the head officer for Norwest Realty, is ranked the 70th worst landlord in the 100 Worst Landlord’s Watchlist by Public


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Crime File: Alleged Repeat Robber Strikes Norwood

Police are looking for a suspect connected to at least eight related robberies in Norwood, falling within the 52nd Precinct. A 64-year-old woman at Valentine Avenue and East 204th Street was approached by a man who snatched her purse before escaping on Nov. 6. The woman did not suffer any


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Proposed EMS Charging Station to Cut Emissions

Expected to take a little over one full parking space, and reduce the emission of fossil fuels contributing to pollution, the FDNY looks to install an ambulance charging station on the corner of Sedgwick Avenue and East Fordham Road in Kingsbridge. It’s now received the backing from Community Board 7


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Norwood Deli Sells $57K Lotto Ticket

New York Lottery found one of its top prize winners in Norwood. It became someone’s lucky day after they entered A & A Grocery and Deli on 361 E. 204th St. and asked for a Take 5 Quick Pick ticket they didn’t know would be worth exactly $57,867.50. The winning


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Proposed Norwood Shelter Edges Closer to Relocation

After months of complaints that later inspired a protest, the proposed homeless shelter on Webster Avenue is closer to being moved to the former Federation Employment and Guidance Service (FEGS) building at 3600 Jerome Ave. Meantime, Eduardo Laguerre, CEO of a non-for-profit that looks to put a shelter at the


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Vote on Jerome Avenue Rezoning Delayed Until Nov. 27

The next leg of the public review process for the complex Jerome Avenue Rezoning plan has been pushed until Nov. 27, eleven days after its original date. The Bronx Borough Board, a panel made up of all Bronx community board chairs and their district managers, was expected to convene on


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Report: Missing Bedford Park Mom Could Be Dead

The NYPD believes a Bedford Park mother who vanished nearly two years ago is dead. They’ve since zeroed in on the woman’s husband, who left the country with their 9-year-old daughter a week after the woman went missing. Police told the New York Daily News that the victim, Mahfuza Rahman,


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Financial Focus: Trump Says He Caused 25% Growth in Your 401(k)

It’s amazing! The same people who march​ in the streets against our President could be the ones benefiting the most if they have a 401(k) plan invested in stocks at their job. Since the election, the market has grown, year over year,  25 percent, the through biggest since 1936, according


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