Monte Honors AIDS Victims

Montefiore Health System associates and leaders gathered adjacent to panels from the AIDS Memorial Quilt to recognize Montefiore’s longstanding achievements in HIV/AIDS treatment and the communal grief of lives lost in the AIDS epidemic.

Knife Wielding Man Barricades Self in Pel Bay Apartment, Cops Say

A small army of police, fire officials and paramedics closed off Middletown Road at Crosby Avenue in Pelham Bay, after an emotionally disturbed individual, reportedly brandishing a knife– held cops at bay for more than an hour.

Burke Rehab Opens in Metro Center

Burke Rehabilitation, a leader in medical rehabilitation in the Bronx and Westchester for more than 100 years, has opened their second Bronx location, leasing 6,583 square feet at 1250 Water’s Place at Simone Development’s Hutchinson Metro Center in the Bronx.

How Monte Decreased AIDS Stigma

For the entire month of June, a historic piece of LGBTQ History will hang in the Montefiore Moses, Wakefield, and Weiler lobbies: three panels of the 48,000 that make up the AIDS Memorial Quilt, which has been nominated for a Nobel Peace Prize and is the largest communal art project in the world.

Craving Carib dishes? Check out Krave

A vibrant Chyrisse Crisp and her team have brought downtown New Rochelle an exciting modern Caribbean/American Soul restaurant loaded with colorful, comforting dishes from the islands and America’s South. Krave Restaurant is a notable addition to the major development taking place in the ‘Queen City on the Sound’. Krave has partnered with talented Chef ‘Chrissy’.

Sweet Deal for Bronx with Donut King

In a sweet deal for the Bronx, Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, a global retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, has entered into a long-term lease for 26,486 square feet of space at Simone Development Companies’ 535 Zerega Avenue for a new corporate commissary to accommodate the company’s expansion plans.

Boyfriend Charged in Murder of Mother and Daughter

As families along a quiet tree-lined block in Belmont prepared for Father’s Day celebrations the following day, police were called to one home where they made a grim discovery: the bodies of a 34 -year-old mother and her 10-year-old daughter. The woman’s boyfriend was found nearby, with a gunshot wound to his head.

NY Assembly Votes Driver’s Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants

ALBANY, NY – The New York State Assembly passed the Driver’s License Access and Privacy Act. The need to secure driving privileges for all residents of New York, including undocumented immigrants, has been a long term effort. This legislation enhances public safety because all drivers will be required to pass a written exam and demonstrate safe driving skills.

HIV Long Term Survivors Meet to Celebrate Aging Positively

Wednesday, June 5th is designated as national HIV Long Term Survivors Awareness Day. The Long Term Survivors Wellness Coalition, a New York-based coalition dedicated to identifying and addressing the needs of people in the long-term survivor community hosted the event, “We’re Still Here!,” a day-long celebration.

Helpful Information about When to Visit Urgent Care Versus the Emergency Department

HEALTH- Have you ever had a serious health problem and wanted to go see a doctor, but couldn’t get an appointment with your usual primary care provider so you ended up going to the Emergency Room instead? You are not alone.