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Bronxville Police Blotter: January 31 to February 4, 2017 PDF Print Email


By Bronxville Police Department

Tuesday, January 31,
 8:35 pm:  On Parkway Road, a resident reported that on January 23, 2017, at approximately 6:00 pm, a suspicious/unknown male, possibly in his early 20s, knocked on her door and asked for a drink of water. When the request was denied, the male fled in a dark-colored sedan. A second resident reported a similar incident on the same date. 

Wednesday, February 1, 10:55 pm:  An anonymous caller reported a loud verbal dispute outside his residence. Officers responded and quelled the argument between family members. A domestic incident report was prepared; no crime was committed. 

Thursday, February 2, 10:39 am:  A 34-year-old man from Yonkers was arrested and charged with Bail Jumping in the Third Degree after failing to appear for a court date on November 11, 2016, where he was scheduled to face charges for Aggravated Unlicensed Operation of a Motor Vehicle in the Second Degree. The man was released pending his next court appearance. 

Friday, February 3, 5:32 am:  Officers responded to a theft of service call at 125 Parkway Road. A New York City taxi driver reported that a customer had fled from the taxi into 125 Parkway Road to avoid paying the $189 fare. Officers were unable to locate the man, and the building superintendent was not available to assist. The next day, detectives were able to utilize village surveillance cameras in the area to identify and contact the suspect. Restitution was made to the taxi company, which decided not to pursue criminal charges.            

Saturday, February 4, 12:29 pm:  An anonymous caller reported construction work being performed at a residence on Studio Lane. After being informed of the village ordinance by officers, the resident halted work until Monday.



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Bronxville is a quaint village (one square mile) located just 16 miles north of midtown Manhattan (roughly 30 minutes on the train) and has a population of approximately 6,500. It is known as a premier community with an excellent public school (K-12) and easy access to Manhattan. Bronxville offers many amenities including an attractive business district, a hospital (Lawrence Hospital), public paddle and tennis courts, fine dining at local restaurants, two private country clubs and a community library.

While the earliest settlers of Bronxville date back to the first half of the 18th century, the history of the modern suburb of Bronxville began in 1890 when William Van Duzer Lawrence purchased a farm and commissioned the architect, William A. Bates, to design a planned community of houses for well-known artists and professionals that became a thriving art colony. This community, now called Lawrence Park, is listed on the National register of Historic Places and many of the homes still have artists’ studios. A neighborhood association within Lawrence Park called “The Hilltop Association” keeps this heritage alive with art shows and other events for neighbors.

Bronxville offers many charming neighborhoods as well as a variety of living options for residents including single family homes, town houses, cooperatives and condominiums. One of the chief benefits of living in “the village” is that your children can attend the Bronxville School.

The Bronxville postal zone (10708, known as “Bronxville PO”) includes the village of Bronxville as well as the Chester Heights section of Eastchester, parts of Tuckahoe and the Lawrence Park West, Cedar Knolls, Armour Villa and Longvale sections of Yonkers. Many of these areas have their own distinct character. For instance, the Armour Villa section has many historic homes and even has its own newsletter called “The Villa Voice” which reports on neighborhood news.

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