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Bronxville Police Blotter: July 2 to July 6, 2017 PDF Print Email


By Bronxville Police Department

Sunday, July 2, 
2:02 am, Locust Lane: The police desk sergeant observed a suspicious male wandering from driveway to driveway on the village surveillance cameras. The male fled the area before officers arrived.

Sunday, July 2, 9:56 am, Greenfield Avenue: While performing a routine dark house check, Police Officer Paul Cavallo discovered an open rear door to a residence. The homeowner was contacted and the residence was cleared. The incident appeared to have been an oversight.

Monday, July 3, 2:40 pm, Starbucks on Park Place: An employee reported that an unknown male had attempted to use a counterfeit $100 bill and fled the store with the fake currency when he was confronted. The incident is being investigated.

Monday, July 3, 8:05 pm, Kraft Avenue: A female caller reported observing a suspicious male pulling on the door handles of a closed office building. Officers located and interviewed the male. No crime was committed.

Wednesday, July 5, 1:16 am, Parkway Road: Officer Baldwin Firpo observed a 19-year-old male throw a bag under a parked car and flee through the backyard of a residence. The bag, which contained unopened beer cans, was recovered. The male was identified and his parents were notified of the incident.

Wednesday, July 5, 5:09 pm, Fordal Road: A homeowner reported that the walkway in front of his residence was damaged by a truck doing work in the area. A report was filed.

Thursday, July 6, 12:14 pm, Elm Rock Road: A caller reported what she believed to be foxes fighting among themselves or with another animal. Officers responded and were unable to locate any animals in distress.

Thursday, July 6, 12:36 pm, Tanglewylde Avenue: Officers investigated a report of two teenage males rummaging through the mail. Officers canvassed the area and were unable to locate the teens. No items were reported missing.


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Bronxville Overview

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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