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February 2019 Archives

The Most Dangerous Residential Streets in Your NYC Neighborhood

Most New Yorkers already know to be aware and careful when they're near the city's busiest roads, particularly ones that get frequently used by cyclists and pedestrians. In contrast to these busy, multi-lane intersections, it is easy to assume that quiet, residential roadways in your local neighborhood experience lower rates of traffic accidents.

The Dutch Reach Can Prevent Dooring Accidents & Promote Bike Safety

Responsible motorists are keenly aware of the danger that other cars, trucks and motor vehicles pose on the road. It's obvious why you need to stop and look both ways when you come to a stop sign. Nobody needs to be reminded not to start accelerating when they are waiting at the red light of a four-way intersection. These dangers are obvious to any licensed driver with even a shred of personal responsibility.

68-Year-Old Woman Killed in School Bus Hit & Run in Castle Hill, Bronx

A 68-year-old woman was struck and killed by a school bus which drove away after the accident in the Bronx neighborhood of Castle Hill on Thursday, February 14, 2019. Police have not yet located the driver, nor confirmed if the accident was a hit-and-run, or if the driver was possibly unaware he had hit someone.

Stephen J. Murphy Named St. Jude 2019 Event Chairperson of the Year

Partner Stephen J. Murphy has been recognized by St. Jude Children's Research Hospital as the national 2019 Event Chairperson of the Year for the 10+ years of work he has put into organizing the annual St. Jude Autumn Wine Tasting fundraising event, which is sponsored by Block O'Toole & Murphy.