THE BRONX - Community Board 9 had the highest number of graffiti removal calls in New York City last year with 475, according to the Department of Sanitation.

There have been 210 calls made so far this year.

Residents and business owners in the Castle Hill and Parkchester area say that graffiti has been a constant problem for years.

Graffiti Free New York City crews respond to the calls and have painted over numerous acts of vandalism throughout the city.