Residents recount the history of the Bronx River

The river has been cleaned up after being

The river has been cleaned up after being used as a landfill for a long time. (May 7, 2014 10:36 PM)

News 12 The Bronx is looking at the history of the Bronx River as the borough celebrates its 100th anniversary.

Gerry Segal, who grew up near the river, says traveling up and down the river gave him a look at the different cultures and neighborhoods in the borough. Mark Twain also spent his summers along the river at a French inn called L'Hermitage.

For most of the 20th century, the...

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