The longtime diocesan priest received a surprise honor.
Catholic Charities observed the 48th anniversary of Earth Day by teaching children how to reduce, reuse and recycle at the Ocean Bay Community Center, in the Arverne section of Rockaway.
Celebrating the feast of St. Patrick is easy in Brooklyn and Queens, where at least four annual parades are held in his honor.
Yes, Brooklyn, there is a Santa Claus. His name is Thomas Neve and last weekend, he brought Christmas to nearly 1,000 disadvantaged boys and girls.
For two months each summer, the St. Francis schoolyard is the place to be. More than 1,000 boys and girls ages five through 18 compete on 90 teams, making the classic one of the largest basketball leagues in the city.
Photos from the annual Queens St. Patrick’s Day Parade hosted each year by the Rockaways.
The parade, which attracts up to 50,000 spectators and features a number of marching bands, bagpipes, drummers and more, will be held March 7.
Rett Awareness in the Rockaways An ocean of purple filled St. Rose of Lima School, Rockaway Beach, when students, faculty and staff participated in a purple dress down day in support of Rett Syndrome last month. Inspired by a little girl living with Rett in the Rockaways, Valentina Priolo, the school raised awareness and funds […]
More than 47,000 runners ran in the 42nd annual ING N.Y.C. Marathon on Sunday, Nov. 3. But of course, this year’s marathon was supposed to be the 43rd running, since the race was established in 1970. After Hurricane Sandy led to the cancellation of the 2012 N.Y.C. Marathon, runners – many of whom were affected […]
The Breezy Point and Rockaway communities are still feeling the effects of Hurricane Sandy six months after the storm. Of the 2,800 homes, 2,400 remain unoccupied, with residents scattered about the tri-state area and beyond. About 130 homes burned in one of the largest fires ever witnessed in the state of New York, and another […]