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High Power “Solar Wall” For Urban Health Plan In Bronx

Urban Health Plan’s Simpson Pavilion, a community health center in the Bronx, now boasts a high powered “solar wall” to energize its patients. Unlike most rooftop systems, the 37kW array has been installed on the side of the building – a solar wall that will optimize the facility’s clean energy production and save money for critical community healthcare services.
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Bronx Woman Calls On City To Close Neglected Bruckner Overpass

Some residents are renewing calls to close the Bruckner Boulevard footbridge after seeing little improvement in the maintenance of the overpass....
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Jerome Avenue Neighborhood Plan Enters Public Review Process

The proposal would create new affordable housing, public parks, and other community improvements....
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Construction Equipment Falls Off Truck Onto Bus On Bronx Highway, Injuring 20 People

A piece of industrial construction equipment tumbled off a tractor trailer and struck a passing charter bus on a Bronx highway Thursday. ...
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Service On No. 5 Subway Line Briefly Shut Down In Bronx Due To Switch Problems

Switch problems briefly shut down service on the No. 5 subway line in Bronx on Wednesday, according to the MTA....
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New Mom Needs Gas Restored In Bronx Building

Petal Griffith says her building on Southern Boulevard in Bronx has not had gas since May....
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Bronx Parks Get GPS Call Boxes After 3 Deaths

A new initiative is underway to make parks safer in Bronx, as dozens of blue light safety boxes similar to ones seen on college campuses are being installed in four parks across the borough....
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The Summer Of Hell

You should know that this week begins what Governor Andrew Cuomo has forecast as the Summer of Hell, which will mean 8 weeks of chaos for commuters who use Penn Station during all of the planned train track repairs....
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NYC Uses Ex Cons To Shovel Snow

New York City Department of Corrections officials were on hand as recently released inmates of Rikers Island joined officials from the Department of Sanitation in removing blocks of ice and snow from the streets on Saturday, March 18, 2017. ...
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Cuomo Announces $1.8B Reconstruction In South Bronx

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced a $1.8 billion project to transform South Bronx by reconstructing the Bruckner-Sheridan Interchange....
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Citywide Ferry Stop In Bronx Will Be A Welcome Option, Commuters Say

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the upcoming citywide ferry service will be a big help for people in far-off parts of the city. ...
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D Train To Skip Bronx Stops On Weeknights

D train service in Bronx will be suspended at some stations for multiple weeknights while the MTA does maintenance and repair work over two weeks....
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Cross Bronx Expressway Named Most Congested City Roadway In U.S.

f you are feeling cross on this expressway, here is why: The Cross Bronx Expressway has been rated the most congested urban roadway in the country, according to a study....
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Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Accepted Donations From The Albanian Mob

Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj accepted campaign cash from two men indicted for money laundering in connection with drug trafficking and a scheme to smuggle AK-47s and a rocket launcher to Kosovo, records show.
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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country.
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Lightning In Bronx: Goal For Willie Negron

Inside the front lobby of the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center in the Rosedale section of Bronx, Willie Negron waits patiently with a net of basketballs, uniforms and energy drinks. He is the owner, GM and coach of a semi pro basketball team that carries a lot of responsibility.

Bronx Woman Dies After Fall From Fifth Floor Of Apartment Building

A Bronx woman died after plummeting from the window of her fifth-floor apartment Friday and detectives are trying to determine if she was pushed, police sources said.
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Ridgewood Savings Bank Partners With Ariva To Provide Free Tax Preparation Services

Ridgewood Savings Bank is offering eligible Bronx, NY residents free tax preparation assistance this tax season with services provided by the non-profit organization, Ariva. Residents are eligible for tax preparation assistance if they are single with no dependents and earn less than $30,000, or file with dependents and earn less than $54,000.
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Bigot Busted For Bashing Gay Man With A Rock In Bronx

A crazed bigot smashed a gay man — who once accused the actor who voiced Elmo of victimizing him — in the head with a rock and a pipe, officials said.
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Sword Attack In Bronx Leaves Victim With Serious Arm Injury

A man wielding a sword seriously injured another man in Bronx Monday afternoon.
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Remembering The Crew Of Space Shuttle Challenger

Today, 31 years later, we remember the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger.
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Kiran Alvi

is working towards her M.S. degree at Columbia’s Journalism School with a specialization in digital media, covering the neighborhood of East Tremont. Kiran has previously worked for Nile TV in Cairo, Patch.com in West Hollywood and Redondo Beach, and Annenberg TV News and NeonTommy.org in Los Angeles. She graduated with honors from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in 2011 with a degree in broadcast journalism and Middle East studies.