Rocco Pisani is hitting home runs on and off the field.
11-Year-Old Finds Strength Through Acts of Kindness While Going Through Cancer Remission
Rocco Pisani celebrated his 11th birthday on Oct. 7 at Cohen Children’s Medical Center while receiving intense chemotherapy treatments. He was diagnosed with leukemia in May and has been going into the hospital every 10 days for three-day stays.
Xaverian Walks the Talk for Pediatric Cancer
Strength prevailed on May 18 when students arrived at their school to walk in Xaverian’s first annual “Clippers Chasing Cures” cancer awareness walk, inspired by kids like them. Cancer-free and dressed in gold T-shirts, they stood alongside family and friends in blue who supported them through treatment after treatment.
Swish For Kids Classic Provides Needed Break (with video)
At the Swish for Kids Classic, the men’s basketball teams from St. Francis College and the College of Mount St. Vincent put on a clinic for children battling cancer and those who have completed their treatment.
Team Effort at Brooklyn Parishes to Battle Cancer
Thanksgiving weekend is a time to take stock of all the blessings God has bestowed upon us and to do exactly what the holiday’s name says to do – give thanks. However, for one Brooklyn family, the events of the past few months have cast a shadow over God’s blessings. But even so, it has […]
This week’s Tablet TALK has details about Debbie Gibson returning to her native Brooklyn for a special concert, highlights the pre-kindergartners at Our Lady of Hope, Middle Village, and students who are going gold for pediatric cancer at Xaverian and much, much more…
Red Storm Basketball Programs Ready To Host 4th-Annual ‘Dribble for the Cure’
For the fourth-consecutive year, the Red Storm men’s and women’s basketball programs will join forces with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) to host Dribble For The Cure.
St. Ephrem’s Clinic Always a ‘Swish’ (with video)
In what has become a winter tradition, St. Ephrem’s parish, Dyker Heights, hosted the third annual “Swish for Kids” basketball classic Jan. 19 in the school’s gymnasium. The men’s basketball teams from St. Francis College, Brooklyn Heights, and the College of Mount St. Vincent, the Bronx, played a scrimmage, held relay races and taught basketball […]
Photos: St. John’s Hosts Dribble for the Cure
The Jamaica campus of St. John’s University hosted the third annual Dribble for the Cure to benefit the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation. Over 500 participants joined the Red Storm men’s and women’s basketball teams in a one-mile ceremonial dribble-walk around campus. Special guests included legendary St. John’s coaches Lou Carnesecca and Jack Kaiser and New […]
St. John’s to Host Dribble for the Cure
St. John’s University, Jamaica, and the Red Storm men’s and women’s basketball teams will join with the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation Sept. 28 for the third annual Dribble for the Cure. The mission is to harness the energy of the college basketball teams in an effort to galvanize youth and the community in the fight […]