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Thursday, July 9th, 2020

18 Avenue Feast Cancelled for 2020

Mayor de Blasio cancelled all street fairs and large gatherings until at least September 30th.  See here There will be no Summer Strolls or 18th Avenue Festival in Brooklyn this Summer.  The Great Irish Fair was scheduled for September 19th.  Hopefully, they can get a date in October (if it is allowed by then).    […]

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

RIP Joe Maiello

  Sad news…Joe Maiello, former principal of PS 48 passed away in East Quogue. See obituary.         Joe was a kind man who always went out of the way for other people.  I am grateful to have known him.  Prayers for his wife and children.               […]

Sunday, June 28th, 2020

Blessing of the Bikes at Saint A’s in Bensonhurst

      Parishioners of Saint Athanasius love St. A’s.  You can’t blame them when they have such a well-connected pastor. Saint A’s has an amazing pastor, Monsignor Cassato. He’s very in-touch with his community and when the pandemic started, he moved mass online and did his own videos as well. They are like a breath […]

Thursday, June 18th, 2020

NYPD Officers Save Woman in the Water

      We heard the police sirens and the commotion. We knew a woman was in the water, but we didn’t know how she got there or if she was okay.         The police officers above are from the 62nd Precinct and they saved the woman who “jumped into Gravesend Bay.” […]

Sunday, June 14th, 2020

Summer Camp Meeting – Kings Bay Y

      On Tuesday, June 16, 2020, there will be an Open Forum Meeting for Kings Bay Y Summer Camp. Go on ZOOM at 8:00 pm and get your questions about the camp’s cost,  procedures and protocols for this Summer.  Click here to reserve a spot.      

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2020

Donate Blood on June 8th

      Patzer is running for office in Coney Island.      

Saturday, May 16th, 2020

Officer Sick on 84th Street

      Update: The officer is fine and at home now. Info here NYC 911 put out an alert that an office was hurt at 1434 84th Street.        An officer was not hurt. A 62nd precinct police officer fainted/didn’t feel well,  so he was taken to the hospital.    But the […]

Sunday, April 12th, 2020

Cleaning Out and Donating Things in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn

Updated  July 2020   I love clearing out my drawers, closet and garage and giving the usable items to someone who can use them. There was a saying that has always stuck in my mind, “The things you are not using belong to someone else.” Where can you donate or recycle the clothes, toys, housewares […]

Tuesday, March 31st, 2020

Brooklyn Resident Arrested by the FBI

  The FBI arrested a 43-year-old Brooklyn man.   Bklyner wrote that he had a stash of 80,000 masks.  See article Don’t let me get started on this guy! How unAmerican – especially at this time.       

Tuesday, March 17th, 2020

Eric Gonzalez Won’t Do His Job During the Pandemic

      Other District Attorneys in NYC are not making statements like this on Twitter. Eric Gonzalez should be upholding the law. If someone has been arrested, then the DA should hold them to the law.    

Thursday, February 27th, 2020

Fighting Traffic Tickets in Brooklyn

fish      I just noticed the Shell Station on 65th Street and 7th Avenue changed their sign a bit.  Now you can get help with your traffic tickets from criminal lawyers and get a car wash. The sign used to look like this:            

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

RIP Patience Albert

  She was only  ten years old and on the way to school with her older brother. Patience Brown was killed by a 61-year-old school bus driver this morning in East New York, Brooklyn.  See here and here         A family is without their daughter and sister…..changed forever. Patience’s older sister was on television […]

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