Flood Prone Waterways In Westchester County Now Eligible For Millions In State AidSome of the dirtiest and most flood prone waterways in our area were added to a new list, making them eligible for millions in aid.
Grandmother: Boy Rescued On Bronx River Ice Had Walked Out Of After-School ProgramAn 11-year-old boy should have known better than to go out onto the ice and put himself into a situation where fire crews had to rescue him, the boy’s grandmother said Friday.
Expert: Going Out On Ice Like Boy In Bronx River Is Never SafeWith extreme cold on the horizon, some people may think it’s safe to go out on the ice on a frozen lake or river.
FDNY Rescues Young Boy From Ice On Bronx RiverA child was rescued by the FDNY Thursday after being caught on the ice in the Bronx River.
Extra Security Measures Taken At Starlight Park After DrowningsNew York Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver says they’ve gone to extra lengths to ensure safety.
Scientists Launch Study Of Complex Ecosystems In Bronx RiverScientists have launched a study into plant and animal life in the Bronx River, in the interest of improving the river ecosystem and eventually making the river into an attraction.
Joint Funeral Service Held For Cousins Who Died After Jumping Into Bronx RiverIt was an open casket service for 13-year-olds Wellington Gavin and Erikson Villa.
Good Samaritan Describes Rescuing 2 From Car In Bronx RiverSeveral Good Samaritans risked their own lives over the weekend to save others inside a car that plunged into the Bronx River.
Community Calling For Action At Bronx Park After Drowning Deaths Of Teen CousinsThe family of 13-year-old Wellington Gavin and 13-year-old Erikson Villa are expected to be at a news conference Monday afternoon with State Sen. Ruben Diaz to highlight safety concerns at Starlight Park.
Wellington Gavin, Second Teen Pulled From Bronx River, DiesA spokeswoman for Montefiore Medical Center said 13-year-old Wellington Gabin died Sunday afternoon.
Man, Woman Hospitalized After Car Runs Off Road Into Bronx RiverTwo people were removed from the vehicle, the male driver was taken to Westchester County Medical Center, and a female who was in cardiac arrest was taken to Lawrence Hospital.
1 Boy Dead, 1 In Critical Condition After Being Pulled From Bronx RiverThe Fire Department responded to a call claiming two people had jumped into the river near Starlight Park in the West Farms section of the Bronx.