Staten Island Couple Retraces Wedding Day in Brooklyn on 40th Anniversary

Barbara and Mario Belluomo returned to their Brooklyn roots to revisit where they met, fell in love, and got married. To celebrate their 40th anniversary on Aug. 23, the Staten Island couple took a spontaneous trip and retraced their steps at the various venues from their wedding day.

Landlords Can Still Petition for Evictions Despite Moratorium 

Only a judge can order evictions, which are banned until Dec. 31 through a federal order approved earlier this month. But the ban doesn’t prevent a landlord from filing eviction lawsuits, which gets their cases on the record. Still, landlords will be in for a long wait. The New York City housing court has 14,000 backlogged cases filed before the COVID-19 lockdowns began in mid-March.

Only in Print: Great Irish Fair of New York Tradition Lives On, Virtually

Though the coronavirus pandemic forcibly canceled all large, outdoor events, the 39th Annual Great Irish Fair of New York continued virtually on Sept. 19. Maureen O’Malley-Byrnes, executive director of the Irish American Building Society, remained steadfast in ensuring the end-of- summer tradition would not be forgotten.

Youth Speaker Series Helps Cut COVID-19 Loneliness 

Youth ages 11-18 at St. Therese of Lisieux Roman Catholic Church said they felt lonely during the COVID-19 quarantine. Seeing a need, the parish’s youth ministry team created a speaker series over the summer to engage the kids and help them grow spiritually.

Two Catholic Women ‘Shortlisted’ to Replace Ginsburg

Speculation swirls about two potential nominees to the Supreme Court — Judge Amy Coney Bryant and Judge Barbara Lagoa, both Catholics. Analysts question how religious faith would influence their rulings on cases involving abortion and other issues.

Tablet’s Editor Emeritus Looks Back on Storied Career

Ed Wilkinson, the editor emeritus of The Tablet, is officially retiring on Sept. 21 — a date that has a special significance to him. It was on that date in 1970 that he started his career as a young, fresh-faced news reporter.