A harsh audio signal burst from Sue Thompson’s phone, much like an Amber Alert or a severe weather warning. But this alarm was for something different: rocket attacks in Israel.
Francesca Salemi’s clothes and hair ignited as flames swept through the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory on March 25, 1911.
Father John McMillan is happy to have lived an entire century — time, he feels, has been well spent plumbing the mysteries of the cross.
The weather was crisp and the crowd electrified during the 79th annual Columbus Day Parade on Fifth Avenue Oct. 9.
Pietro “Pete” Panto, a longshoreman along Brooklyn’s waterfront in the late 1930s, rallied fellow longshoremen against their mafia-controlled union, which marked him for death.
MaryAnn Maginnis said she must wait until eternity to smother her husband, Peter, with affection — right after she socks him. She helped organize the first-ever Mass Sept. 28 in Brooklyn to honor officers like Peter who died of suicide.
The long-delayed quest for an interfaith chapel at LaGuardia Airport — at one time estimated to be accomplished by the end of this year — won’t take flight until sometime next year, airline officials have indicated.
Father Félix Varela — the Cuban exile who 200 years ago landed in Manhattan to serve marginalized immigrants — received honors on Sept. 23 from the man who leads the national government and communist party of Cuba.
It’s all voices on deck each Thursday night at St. Kevin Parish where Steven Vaughan, director of music ministry, is preparing a choir to perform at the Diocesan Eucharistic Revival, Oct. 7, at Maimonides Park.
Aloni Bonilla is learning to be an accomplished fundraiser, but she has no ambition to be a development director earning a six-figure income.