Shelter Outrage Derails Meeting

BRONX- A public meeting on a planed men’s shelter in the Parkchester community sparked a marathon of shouting, finger-pointing and even some pushing and shoving– as residents feel they were sold out by officials and are concerned over many aspects of the 165-bed facility planned by Samaritan Daytop Village.

Power Tool Fools Caught on Camera

BRONX- A pair of home improvement thieves thought it was one-stop shopping for free power tools at a local Home Depot. Cops say the thieves struck the same store at least three times making off with expensive tools.

VNSNY Joins Coalition for Behavioral Health Rally to Support City Council Funding

HEALTH- The Coalition for Behavioral Health, its member agencies, UJA-Federation, United Neighborhood Houses, and the Citizens’ Committee for Children held a rally on May 8th to show substantial support for the City Council’s behavioral health initiatives. These programs provide vital services to thousands of New Yorkers, from children under five to older adults.

Bronx Breaks Bread with Cops

BRONX- Members of the NYPD and community came together during the annual Fellowship Breakfast hosted by the 47th Precinct Community Council, and sponsored by business, religious and community organizations at the Eastwood Manor.

Targeting Teens to Make Healthy Choices

HEALTH- Continuing the efforts to combat the health and social disparities that exist in the borough, UCHC hosted “Bronx Teen Fit” a holistic health and wellness program dedicated to reaching the hardest of the most disconnected population: teenage boys.

‘Construction Worker’ Burglar Rips Off Home Outside Country Club

BRONX- A man dressed as a construction worker committed a home break-in in broad daylight in a house outside Country Club. The entire burglary was caught on camera and cops are asking for the public’s help to catch the crooks.