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  • Area of Highbridge park closed without warning

    Area of Highbridge park closed without warning

    Monday, July 24 2017 7:56 PM EDT2017-07-24 23:56:32 GMT

    Some Highbridge residents say part of a neighborhood park was closed without warning.

    Some Highbridge residents say part of a neighborhood park was closed without warning.

  • Neighbors: Shuttered CVS has become a dumping ground

    Neighbors: Shuttered CVS has become a dumping ground

    Tuesday, July 18 2017 9:42 PM EDT2017-07-19 01:42:19 GMT
    A former CVS store has become a dumping ground for trash, according to nearby residents, who asked News 12 to investigate who's responsible for cleaning up the site.A former CVS store has become a dumping ground for trash, according to nearby residents, who asked News 12 to investigate who's responsible for cleaning up the site.

    A former CVS store has become a dumping ground for trash, according to nearby residents, who asked News 12 to investigate who's responsible for cleaning up the site.

    A former CVS store has become a dumping ground for trash, according to nearby residents, who asked News 12 to investigate who's responsible for cleaning up the site.

  • Scientists: Euthanized whale was not in good health

    The chief scientist of the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society says the whale euthanized off the waters of Orchard Beach on Sunday was not in good health.

    The chief scientist of the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society says the whale euthanized off the waters of Orchard Beach on Sunday was not in good health.

  • Herring released into Bronx River for repopulation

    Herring released into Bronx River for repopulation

    About 400 alewife herring were released into the Bronx River to speed up their repopulation process.About 400 alewife herring were released into the Bronx River to speed up their repopulation process.

    About 400 alewife herring were released into the Bronx River to speed up their repopulation process.

    About 400 alewife herring were released into the Bronx River to speed up their repopulation process.

  • Marble Hill community garden educates tenants about food

    Marble Hill community garden educates tenants about food

    Saturday, July 8 2017 7:48 PM EDT2017-07-08 23:48:28 GMT

    The garden, right across from the Mable Hill houses, grows lettuce, spinach, cauliflower, eggplant and even pumpkins. 

    The garden, right across from the Mable Hill houses, grows lettuce, spinach, cauliflower, eggplant and even pumpkins. 

  • Community garden revamp in works at Marble Hill Houses

    Community garden revamp in works at Marble Hill Houses

    A New York City man has turned his green thumb toward revamping a community garden at the Marble Hill Houses.A New York City man has turned his green thumb toward revamping a community garden at the Marble Hill Houses.

    A New York City man has turned his green thumb toward revamping a community garden at the Marble Hill Houses. Juanli Carrion and the community organization Outer Seed Shadow raised $11,000 and mobilized residents of the area to help out. The 11 planned plant bends will represent the 11 buildings in the housing complex, even mimicking the layout. Construction begins next week and is expected to end by May 6.

    A New York City man has turned his green thumb toward revamping a community garden at the Marble Hill Houses. Juanli Carrion and the community organization Outer Seed Shadow raised $11,000 and mobilized residents of the area to help out. The 11 planned plant bends will represent the 11 buildings in the housing complex, even mimicking the layout. Construction begins next week and is expected to end by May 6.

  • Residents: City's $39M project to replace water pipes causing parking issues

    Residents: City's $39M project to replace water pipes causing parking issues

    Wednesday, April 19 2017 2:52 PM EDT2017-04-19 18:52:54 GMT

    Some residents in Norwood say the city's $39 million project to replace aging water pipes in the Bronx is causing parking issues.

    Some residents in Norwood say the city's $39 million project to replace aging water pipes in the Bronx is causing parking issues.

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