The latest edition of the Norwood News, covering the Norwood section of the Bronx and its surrounding communities, is out with its 19th edition of the year. We’ve crammed a variety of news in this 16-page paper so strap in!
We begin with page one and continued pressure from local Community Board 7 to have a proposed homeless shelter (just a proposal) relocated to a different part of Norwood. Hear what parents of a school that rest diagonally across the proposed homeless shelter have to say about that.
We then turn to inside-the-cover news and a proposal to have Williamsbridge Oval Park locked at dusk to prevent any more spurts of violence. A teen was stabbed at the park’s tunnel in late August, prompting community leaders to talk with police. We also check in with the Jerome-Gun Hill Business Improvement District, which is seeing a collection of new stores opening up at the neighborhood shopping corridor. Worth a read.
We also have news items on the passing of Bedford Park stalwart Mary Vallati, the suspension of services at the Mosholu Public Library, and tips by Montefiore Health System on food cleanliness.
The paper also wraps up “The Bronx Develops” four-part series with WFUV and BronxNet. The final entry focuses on the Jerome Avenue Rezoning plan that’s been the talk of the west and southwest Bronx for three years. We offer a breakdown of the plan’s status.
As usual, we have the recurring features–Inquiring Photographer, Neighborhood Notes, and Out & About–all aiming to make you one of the smartest people in the room!
So take a look at the latest edition of the Norwood News and be sure to send comments and story ideas to me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Til next time!
Editor in Chief