Every day of his 45-year NYPD career, former Chief of Department Joseph Esposito put on his uniform and went to work eager to serve the people of New York. Even during the city’s darkest days, such as 9/11 and its aftermath, he was on the front lines.
St. Bartholomew Catholic Academy has young students, but the children who were in the school gym on Thursday, Oct. 12, were far too young for class. After all, they were just babies and toddlers and their first day of school is still a long way off. However, the little ones and their parents were there for an important purpose.
The war in Israel is being felt here at home. Concerned about the possibility of protest demonstrations on Friday, Oct. 13, and the possibility of erupting violence, the Diocese of Brooklyn allowed Catholic academies the chance to decide to conduct classes remotely that day.
The former adjunct professor whose tirade against pro-life students at a Hunter College information table went viral last spring has pleaded guilty to menacing and harassment for confronting a New York Post reporter and photographer with a machete after they tried to question her outside her Bronx apartment about the encounter with the students.
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 former adjunct professor who confronted pro-life students at an information table at Hunter College and was then charged with menacing a New York Post reporter with a machete last spring has apparently found a new teaching job.
Cardinal Timothy M. Dolan of New York told OSV News the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks, which will be marked with solemn ceremonies across the U.S., should be observed with memories of lives lost and impacted by the day’s events.
Students who were angrily confronted by a Hunter College adjunct professor as they manned a pro-life information table at the school — an incident captured on a video that went viral — are back on campus and ready to continue their advocacy.
A former art professor at Manhattan’s Hunter College charged in May with menacing and harassment of a reporter following an incident where she had confronted pro-life students at the college, could strike a plea deal with Bronx prosecutors.
Long before he served at St. Kevin’s Church, Father Jeffry Dillon served the public in a different way — as a New York City police officer. It was back in the 1970s and he patrolled the streets of the Upper West Side as a police officer.