Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Are Themes for Earth Day

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.

Local Parades Honoring St. Patrick

Celebrating the feast of St. Patrick is easy in Brooklyn and Queens, where at least four annual parades are held in his honor.

Marathon Signals Closure After Sandy

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 […]

Even though the rebuilding process is ongoing, runners took to the streets of Breezy Point for the 33rd annual Buckley’s-Kennedy’s 5K Charity Race. (Photo by Jim Mancari)

Running for Revival In Breezy Point (with video and slideshow)

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 […]