“No More. Finito.” CVS Store in Norwood Closes

The doors to the CVS Pharmacy on East Gun Hill Road and Perry Avenue did not slide open anymore as the chain store closed one of its Norwood stores on March 18. “No more. Finito,” a garbage man can be heard as would-be customers unaware of the news tried entering


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Op-Ed: Eliminating Barriers

Like every dad, I want to provide my daughter with everything she needs to succeed in school and in life. But as a parent raising a child in an increasingly connected world, I’ve struggled to provide my daughter the technology she needs to stay ahead of the curve. For a


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Latest Edition of the Norwood News is Out!

Dear Fellow Readers, The latest edition of the Norwood News, covering the northwest Bronx, with dropoff locations at 300 places, is out with plenty of community news you can use. We begin, of course, with page one, and some mea culpas. The front page story focuses on West Bronx Housing’s


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Out & About: (March 16 – 29, 2017)

Editor’s Pick: Visit the COVE  The public is invited to attend the COVE’s Spring 2017 Showcase featuring youth produced projects including video, visual arts, and web design, March 17 at 7 p.m. at Montefiore Health System’s Grand Hall, 107 E. Gun Hill Rd. For more information, visit COVEbx.org or Dare2Dreambx.org. Onstage


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Neighborhood Notes

Snow Laborers Sought NYC seeks emergency snow laborers to help remove snow and ice from bus stops, step streets, and other locations throughout the city this winter. Interested applicants must be at least 18, eligible to work in the USA and capable of performing heavy physical labor. Registration is at


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Monte Study: Train System Loaded With Fatty Food Ads

There is a new fight against obesity and it is not against food itself. While fast food may be the main culprit behind poor health, a recent study published by Montefiore Health System found unhealthy food ads are placed in low-income communities where nutritional challenges abound. The Bronx has brought


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“Ghost Gun” Bill Introduced by Espaillat

A Bronx representative wants to make so-called “ghost guns” disappear. “[They] are called ghost guns because they are oftentimes completely untraceable, assembled using a receiver that does not have a serial number, and are almost impossible to be tracked by law enforcement,” Congressman Adriano Espaillat, who represents Norwood and has


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Crime File

  Elderly Man Attacked An 88-year-old man was attacked on a Bedford Park street on March 6. Police say the victim was walking at the intersection of Briggs Avenue and East 196th Street when a young man between the ages of 15 and 20 randomly attacked him, hitting the victim


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