Nurses Push for Staffing Increases in Healthcare Justice for All Campaign

HEALTH- The New York State Nurses Association kicked off a new “Healthcare Justice for All” campaign to demand safe staffing and fair funding as contract negotiations with New York City public hospitals begin this month.

Cuomo Allocates $7.5M for Drug Prevention and Treatment

HEALTH- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced more than $7.5 million in funding is available to enhance addiction prevention, treatment and recovery services in New York State.

Getting Tweens, Teens to Become Doctors

HEALTH— New York City hospitals announced a new program to introduce elementary and middle school students (ages 9 to 13) to careers in the health care field. 

Cops Search for Cigarette Stealing Gunmen in Bronx

BRONX- Cops are looking for a pair of gunmen who stuck up a Bronx nail salon for smokes and cash. They struck a bodega on the same block the next day.

Jacobi Takes Steps to Reduce Blood Clots

HEALTH- Protocols undertaken by NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi in October 2016 to identify and reduce the threat of deep vein blood clots, or venous thromboembolism, have resulted in dramatic improvements.

Car Wash Employee Stabbed in Unprovoked Attack in Bronx

BRONX- Cops are asking for the public’s help to find a suspect who stabbed a car wash employee in an unprovoked attack in the Bronx.

Free Kids Dental Screenings at Bronx Hospital

HEALTH- On Saturday, February 2, 2019 – Union Community Health Center (UCHC) kicks off National Children’s Dental Health Month and the “Give Kids a Smile” program with a two-day fun-filled celebration.

15 Alleged Bronx Gang Members Indicted

BRONX- Fifteen members of the 280 Gangsta Crips gang have been indicted for a series of shootings that terrorized neighbors in the Concourse section of the Bronx.

Birthday Bash Ends in Beating with Baseball Bat in Bronx

BRONX- A jury found a Bronx man guilty of beating a man with a baseball bat and then running him over with his car during a fight at a child’s birthday party.

Pelham Bay Diner Shuts Forever

BRONX- Bronx foodies will be scratching their heads the next time they’re looking for a late night burger or a very early breakfast as the “iconic” Pelham Bay Diner, selected as the New York Daily News’ Diner of The Year for 1995 / 1996– has been sold and quietly closed Sunday, after nearly 40 years.