Latest Edition of the Norwood News is Out!

The latest edition of the Norwood News, covering the Bronx, is out with plenty of community news you can use! We begin with a special report on the issue of homelessness crisis. Our reporters fanned out over the last two weeks interviewing the borough’s downtrodden and learn why they prefer the streets over a shelter. The story comes amid the city’s plan to bring more shelters to Norwood. It’s a can’t miss story by me, Aaron Mayorga,  Yara Palin, and Adi Talwar with help from Diego Barcacel Pena and Stephanie Luciano. Be sure to check out this eye-opening story and

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New Website Centralizes Bronx Stories for Bronxites

Long time BronxTalk host, Gary Axelbank, a veteran newsman who spent more than two decades leading many televised discussions of Bronx issues, launched a new website devoted to a variety of Bronx-specific news. Several dozen guests from organizations such as BronxWorks and SoBro, gathered at Bronx CoWorks, a shared office space at the Third Avenue HUB, providing a setting for start-ups and small businesses. In mirroring the concept of a daily newspaper, will also collate content from multiple publications around the Bronx, allowing visitors to read a range of borough-related stories from different news sources. “Part of the reason

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Editorial: A Bronx Newspaper Now Shadow of Its Former Self

It came as a surprise to us when a Facebook post read that the Bronx News, established for the past 42 years, would downgrade. Instead, the paper will serve as an advertising vehicle loaded with horoscopes, trivia, random fun facts, comics and virtually no original reporting. For all intents and purposes, the new Bronx News is a trivialized version of its former self. The publication certainly had an edge, with stories largely focusing on the darker side of the Bronx with a sprinkle of good news thrown in here and there. But say what you will about the newspaper, the

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Print Preview: Latest Norwood News Out Now!

The latest print edition of the Norwood News is out now on Bronx streets. This issue includes some heavy stories about the the roll out of Affordable Care Act’s new health insurance marketplace and what it looks like for New Yorkers, Montefiore’s takeover of Westchester Square Hospital, the 52nd Precinct’s new commanding officer, an update on the conroversial 86th Assembly District race and much more! Pick up your copy today in local libraries, banks, community center, hospitals, medical offices, laundromats and restaurants. Or you can download the entire issue right now. Enjoy!

Latest Print Edition of Norwood News Out Now!

The latest print edition of the Norwood News is making its way onto northwest Bronx streets starting today. We should be in your neighborhood soon. If you can’t wait, check out our digital edition here, which just like the real thing only less ink. This issue is once again packed with new hyper-local stories and information. Enjoy!

Bronx News Roundup, August 1

Welcome to the first Bronx News Roundup of August! Here are today’s stories starting with the weather: high of 81, scattered thunderstorms until 2 p.m. and picking up again this evening.

Bronx News Roundup, June 22

Happy Friday everyone and welcome back to another edition of the Bronx News Roundup. Here’s a look at the Bronx stories we’re following today, starting with the weather forecast: A heat advisory is once again in effect as temperatures will again rise into the mid-90s. The humidity is expected to break with thunderstorms coming tonight. Should be sunny and slightly cooler over the weekend, with a high of 87 on Saturday and a high of 83 on Sunday.

Bronx News Roundup, June 18

Good morning, ladies and gentlemen and welcome to another edition of the Bronx News Roundup. Here are the Bronx stories we’re following today (minus any NY-13 race coverage, which we’ll get to in a separate post), starting with the forecast: Enjoy the coolness today (high of 77), people, because it’s about to get hot in here over the next few days, with temperatures pushing triple digits during the second half of the week.