Post Tagged with: "41st Precinct"


PS 75 students win prizes

Alberto Serrano, with his teacher, Ms. Cedeno, at PS 75, unveiling his pedestrian safety poster.

With the number of pedestrians injured crossing the street on the rise in Hunts Point, the 41st Precinct sponsored a contest at PS 75 and asked students to create posters depicting the right way to cross the street.


Sister Thomas dead at 80

Sister Thomas dead at 80

Services will be held at St. Athanasius Church for Sister Thomas, the iconic nun who helped transform Hunts Point from a wasteland to a thriving neighborhood.


Campaign targets dangerous corners

The stream of traffic along Bruckner Boulevard makes crossing the street an adventure.

Broad streets, fast lights and lots of traffic make crossing the street hazardous.

Crime / Police

Community board demands bars shape up

The Oro Grill on Prospect Avenue.

Community Board 2 is continuing its efforts to shut down bars and strip clubs it regards as magnets for rowdiness, noise or violence.


Law and order: the year in crime

Law and order: the year in crime

Domestic violence remains a serious concern in Hunts Point and assaults among inmates on Riker’s Island continue to skew crime stats, but shootings and killings are down.

Crime / Police

Mirror thefts vex Hunts Point drivers

Theft of side mirrors continues to plague Hunts Point drivers.

Drivers in Hunts Point have long suspected some auto parts shops are selling them back their own stolen mirrors.


Fight against dirt bikes gains traction

Borough prez looks to cut off their fuel supply In his continued push to get illegal dirt bikes and All-Terrain Vehicles off the Bronx’s streets, Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is asking the city to fine gas stations that allow the drivers to fill up. Frustrated with NYPD’s reluctance to […]


Another strip club denied

Platinum Pleasures on Lafayette Avenue has not reopened since early may, when a state liquor authority judge ruled the bar could no longer serve booze.

Platinum Pleasures is the latest strip club to be shut down in Hunts Point.

Crime / Police

Crime rises, but cops hope for better

A mobile command unit on Hunts Point Ave.

Gun violence slightly up, car theft way down The streets of Hunts Point and Longwood are a bit more dangerous this year than last, according to statistics compiled by the 41st Precinct. But as 2012 moved toward its end, the crime rate was falling, allowing police to hope that they […]