UPDATE: Governor Cuomo Speaks in Support of Mother Cabrini Statue

Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis (R-Brooklyn/Staten Island) said that she was contacted by Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office on Oct. 11 to say that Mother Cabrini is still in the running for the next round of statues to be built around the city.

Mother Cabrini to be Honored on Float at Columbus Day Parade

The Diocese of Brooklyn will have a float of St. Frances Xavier Cabrini at Manhattan’s Columbus Day Parade on Oct. 14.  The float will be two or three car-lengths long, and will include youth and adults, according to a report.  

Filling Stomachs and Feeding Souls in Crown Heights for 20 Years

Good people and good food. That’s what a passerby will find on the third Saturday of each month in front of the Bedford-Atlantic Armory Men’s Shelter on Bedford Avenue in Crown Heights, where Mirlande Noel and her family, along with some volunteers, set up tables to feed the homeless, provide clothes and offer some solace.

NYPD Officer Killed During Late-Night Patrol Mourned

New York City is mourning the death of 33-year-old NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen, a graduate of Fordham University who on Sept. 29 was shot in the line of duty while he was patrolling a Bronx neighborhood for gang activity, according to multiple reports.