CB7 Chair Appoints New Members of KNIC Council Days Before First Meeting

  Community Board 7’s handpicked appointees for the Kingsbridge National Ice Center’s Community Advisory Council have been removed by the presiding CB7 chair, which included a previous CB7 chair and another who ran against her in June. The timing came days before the full CAC was to hold its first meeting. The


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New Look, Same Spirit: Norwood News Upgrades Website

The Norwood News has upgraded its website, following several weeks of brainstorming, trial and error, and tinkering. Some of the bigger revisions to the site include a slider window prominently featuring the latest news  stories impacting Norwood News’ coverage area, which primarily includes Bedford Park, Kingsbridge, Fordham, and University Heights.


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Latest Edition of the Norwood News is Out!

The digital edition of the Norwood News is back from production break to bring you our latest edition, with plenty of community news you can use. If you want to grab a hold of the edition, just stop by the 300 local offices, restaurants and stores that carry our award-winning newspaper.


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Inquiring Photographer

By DAVID GREENE  This week we asked readers their thoughts on the recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that killed 12 and sickened 121 in the southern end of the Bronx. They have to keep doing what they’re doing. Finally, I got my mother here from Peru, so of course I’m


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Out & About

Editor’s Pick  Silent Disco at Woodlawn  The Woodlawn Conservancy presents Lincoln Center’s Silent Disco, Aug. 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. on Woodlawn Cemetery’s Fairview Lawn. Events include DJs to play disco, salsa and swing music directly to individual headphones, and a salsa instructor will offer dance lessons at the


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Explosion at John F. Kennedy High School Injures Three

By DAVID CRUZ  A gas explosion was reported at John F. Kennedy High School in Marble Hill, injuring three people, one critically, according to fire officials. The evening blast happened just after 8pm in the building’s top floors. Seven employees were working on upgrades to the building’s science lab when one


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Pedestrian Island Under Way in Norwood

By DAVID CRUZ  Crews with the DOT are in the middle of building this pedestrian island (pictured) at a five-point intersection in Norwood. Crews began working on the island, set up at Perry Avenue and East Gun Hill Road, in mid-August. The area is often jam-packed during rush hour, with


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KNIC Project Recognized in Google Maps

Progress at the Kingsbridge National Ice Center (KNIC) can be seen in Google Maps. Even though it’s yet to break ground since winning a bid in 2013, the impending project slated inside the cavernous Kingsbridge Armory was still recognized by the online map provider. Under a rule imposed by the city


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