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Roosevelt Spivey has cut hair on the corner of West 228th Street and Marble Hill Avenue for nearly six decades. Known by many of his friends and customers as “Rosey,” Spivey first took over Marble Hill’s International Unisex Salon in 1962. Back then, Marble Hill was a mostly white neighborhood of working-class Irish and Italian customers. more
Marilyn Sopher, who founded Sopher Realty nearly three decades ago with her husband Morris — using the success of that business to give back to the Jewish community she called home — died Feb. 22. Rabbi Levi Shemtov, who first met Marilyn 28 years ago when he was looking for a space to bring the Chabad Lubavitch movement to Riverdale, had the solemn task of reuniting her with her husband, who died in 1998, in Israel. more
Looking at how northwest Bronx’s own 50th Precinct stacked up in 2019, it appears at first glance that not much changed from the year before. Of the NYPD’s so-called seven major crimes — burglary, felony assault, murder, grand larceny, car thefts, robbery and rape — the 5-0 actually saw a slight uptick. more
Read about a fight among bar workers, a passenger who stole from an Uber driver, parking lot vandalism and more. more
The past several days saw an attempted robber cuffed, another robbery evaded, two car break-ins and tire slashing on Giles Place. more
A teen was assaulted, a shoe store robbed and more in recent days in the northwest Bronx. more
Items in Police Beat are based on reports of crimes and arrests. Those arrested are not guilty unless a court convicts them. Police Beat does not include every crime in our coverage area. more
 A student at the Marie Curie School for Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions at 12 W. 231st St., was stabbed on Monday after an altercation with another student, according to police. more
1. Police said a 16-year-old boy was robbed and attacked near the Marble Hill Playground, at West 230th Street and Godwin Terrace, on March 1 at 8:30 a.m. more
Items in Police Beat are based on reports of crimes and arrests. Those arrested are not guilty unless a court convicts them. Police Beat does not include every crime in our coverage area. more
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