Tablet Readers Line Up for Book Highlighting History of Diocese

Arlene and Tom Jablonski were among the folks who lined up in the vestibule at Our Lady of Angels Church in Bay Ridge on Sunday, Jan. 29 to buy “Chasing Church News,” the book by Tablet Editor Emeritus Ed Wilkinson — featuring photos from his 50 years of covering the Diocese of Brooklyn. Wilkinson signed copies of his book and touted the paper’s membership drive.

Mike Long Remembered For Contribution to Church, Community, Country

Anyone passing by Clavin’s Funeral Home in Bay Ridge on July 28 knew that someone important was being waked. A line that began on the second floor of the landmark establishment snaked out the door, and down the block. Friends patiently waited in line to pay their respects to Michael Long, the former state chairman of the Conservative Party and church activist, who died July 24.

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.

Our Lady of Angels Class of 1969

More than 50 members from the Class of 1969 at Our Lady of Angels School (OLA), including two teachers, Brother Lawrence Boyle and Mrs. Selma Jean Matouk Quinn, gathered at Greenhouse Cafe in Bay Ridge to celebrate a milestone reunion, May 4.

Former Brooklynite Runs to Make Life Better for Everyone

When Bill Haffey runs by Our Lady of Angels Church on Fourth Ave. in Bay Ridge in this weekend’s New York City Marathon, he’ll smile and remember what it was like growing up in the neighborhood so many years ago.