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Nov 05

Yellow Trail of Blood

Posted by 0 in murderhomicideEast 198th StreetBronxBainbridge Avenue

This morning around 3:00am, a man was shot to death near East 198th Street and Bainbridge. A macabre line of yellow cards with numbers snakes up Bainbridge Avenue for 200 feet, marking the last moments of his life. Six large cards for the shells fired and some 30 smaller cards for the spilt blood stand in striking contrast to the fall colors of the leaves on the trees lining the street. The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital. There have been 4,161 murders in the City since 2003; 40% occurred in Brooklyn, 24% in the Bronx.


 The Bronx has the highest rate, 12.4% per 100,000 residents compared to 11.2% for Brooklyn. Hopefully, this homicide is not an indicator of more to come.




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Fr. Kane Deceased
Monsignor Jenik - Tuesday, 17 June 2014

Fr. Joe served in our parish for over 40 years celebrating the 7:00am Mass on weekdays and the 9:00am on Sundays. He was loved by all and a friend to all; he will be missed.

The wake will take place at Murray Weigel Hall (5115 East Fordham Road) on Friday, June 20th, [3;00pm-5:00pm and 7:00pm-9:00pm. His funeral Mass is Saturday, June 21st, and his burial will be at Auriesville, NY, The Jesuit Shrine of the North American Martyrs. RIP


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