Fire Claims Life of 'Elegant and Fashionable' Former School Teacher (Updated)

[Correction: In the original post, we mistakenly put in the wrong address. The error has been corrected. Mary Mullen lived at 2545 Valentine Ave.] By Lulaine CompereThe building Mary Mullen called home and died in. (L. Comprere)Former school teacher and longtime northwest Bronx resident Mary Mullen died on Monday morning when a fire confined to her third floor apartment on Valentine Avenue ended her life.

What's Bronx News Network Worth to You? (Updated)

We have two weeks left in our annual appeal, and while we are glad to have reached a quarter of our goal, which is $10,000, we’re a long way from the finish line.To be honest, we haven’t seen enough support from readers and fans of this blog. There are about 700 unique visitors to this site very day (that number is steadily growing). But only a tiny fraction have contributed. If each unique visitor to this site kicked in $10 we’d be all done with our appeal. Why do we need this money?