Community Urges Cops to Nab Muslim Attacker

A Norwood cab driver attacked and robbed on Saturday night claims the incident was solely based on his Muslim faith. Serjul Islam Khan had $200 and his cell phone stolen from him and was beaten by a passenger riding in his taxi by 187th Street near Park Avenue. Recounting his


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Residents Campaign for Downzoning to Preserve Bedford Park

It’s a fight that’s been brewing for more than six years, once arriving with a mountain of momentum only to be put on the back burner. Until now. This time, residents along several square blocks of Bedford Park intend to harangue the city into changing zoning rules they say could


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Knox Place Man Charged With Aiding ISIS Terror Network

A Norwood man was arrested for allegedly aiding the ISIS terror network from his home in Knox Place. The FBI swept into the sleepy Bronx neighborhood on May 24 to arrest Sajmir Alimehmeti, 22, for numerous terror-related charges. The authorities said Alimehmeti had a cache of weapons, including nunchucks inside


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Roving Car Washes Pepper North Bronx Landscape

At a sporadically busy section of Webster Avenue edging towards East Gun Hill Road, cars zip by Radame Jil. For drivers who visit Jil, they can expect one detailed car wash for $15, a fraction of the price when compared to what a brick and mortar car wash would charge


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Warning: No BBQs on Mosholu Pkwy

With nice weather and the start of the unofficial summer season approaching the recognizable red signs that read “No Barbecuing in this Area” have been taken out of storage and officially put up along Mosholu Parkway and other neighboring parks by the city Parks Department. There are only a few


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P.S. 280 Show Off Talents at Healing Arts Program

  A team effort by several Bronx institutions brought the arts to Norwood’s local hospital. The Healing Arts Department at Montefiore Medical Center hosted roughly 30 elementary students from P.S 280 in Norwood on May 18. Residents, including parents, gathered at the Grand Hall in the Moses Campus to watch


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Bill Seeks to Centralize Taxi Calls from the Disabled

Getting a cab could get a lot smoother for the disabled in the Bronx. New York State Assemblyman Victor Pichardo traveled to Webster Avenue in Norwood to propose a bill calling for the creation of a dispatch system for New York taxis specific to customers on wheelchairs. Pichardo labeled his legislation


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Bronx Judge: State Needs to Clarify KNIC Loan Commitment

Attorneys in the Kingsbridge National Ice Center (KNIC) lease case agreed with a judge’s order to have a letter sent to state agencies asking to demonstrate, in writing, that they’re fully committed to a loan needed to jumpstart the massive project. KNIC’s strongest ally, meantime, may be found on the bench.


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Pair of Thieves Rob Local Bronx Gym

The NYPD is looking for a pair of thieves wanted for burglarizing a Planet Fitness gym over the weekend. Police from the 52nd Precinct say the bandits broke into the exercise chain at 309 E. Kingsbridge Road during the overnight hours of May 14 and swiped $100 from the cash


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