Dyker Heights Man Lights Own Path

Tourists usually come by busloads six weeks of the year to see Dyker Heights’s lavish Christmas lights and displays. Due to the overwhelming tourism he experienced last year though, homeowner Nick Taverniti didn’t elaborately decorate his home. This year, his daughters convinced him to keep their family tradition alive and bring much needed Christmas cheer to the area.

Hoops Old-Timers Still Talk Plenty of Game

The Old-Timers hosted its 58th annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony and dinner May 5 at Sirico’s Caterers in Dyker Heights. Five new members – of which four were products of the local CHSAA – were enshrined for their basketball accomplishments as they joined the list of over 200 deserving inductees.

Final Rites for Slain Cop

Police chaplain Msgr. Robert Romano, who is pastor of Our Lady of Guadalupe parish in Dyker Heights, celebrates the funeral Mass for police officer Brian Moore at St. James Church in Seaford, L.I., May 8. More than 30,000 police from around the U.S. attended the funeral of the 25-year-old officer, who was shot in the […]

Dyker Heights Let Lights Shine

The Chorale Group of Our Lady of Guadalupe School, Dyker Heights, was featured when the Knights of Columbus’ Archbishop John Hughes Council lit up its Christmas tree and also the outdoors creche and displays. The Knights’ motto at this time of the year is Keep Christ in Christmas. Msgr. Robert Romano, chaplain of the council, […]

Hoops Classic Benefits ‘Team Eddie Boy’

The St. Thomas Aquinas, Flatlands, Sports Association presents the first annual “Giving Thanks” Basketball Classic to be held Nov. 29-30 in the parish’s Msgr. King Hall. The 12U basketball teams from St. Thomas; St. Bernard, Mill Basin; Good Shepherd, Marine Park; and St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights, will participate. Saturday, Nov. 29 is a day full […]

St. Ephrem’s Pastor Had Quite the Pitching Arm

It’s no surprise then that Msgr. Peter Kain, pastor of St. Ephrem’s Church, Dyker Heights, has excelled on both the altar and the mound. It may have been a while ago, but Msgr. Kain still has plenty of fond memories from his days on the baseball diamond.

St. Ephrem’s Surpasses Its Appeal Goal

Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello, Diocesan Vicar for Development, presents Msgr. Peter Kain, pastor of St. Ephrem, Dyker Heights, and members of the parish with a check for more than $29,000, representing the amount that St. Ephrem has gone over its assigned goal for the 2013 Annual Catholic Appeal. If all pledges are paid in full, the parish […]