In The Spotlight
Ernie Kiburis could never be replaced but New York’s Strongest did what they could to lift his loved ones up during a difficult time. On Monday, June 29, Ernest Kiburis, known better as Ernie, was killed in a catastrophic car accident just 200 feet from his home near Beach 108th Street. On Thursday, July 2, the NYC Department of Sanitation held a drive-by memorial parade in front of the home of their fellow sanitation worker.
A sea of sanitation vehicles flooded Shore Front Parkway as they
A new art project by an award-winning artist was planned way before coronavirus even hit the U.S. but with its augmented reality essence, Nancy Baker Cahill’s "Liberty Bell" project was inadvertently made for the times with its virtual viewing capabilities, and its timely message that will have some asking—what does liberty mean? On July 4, "Liberty Bell" made its debut in some of the east coast’s most historic cities, as well as in our own backyard.
"Liberty Bell," a public art project
On Wednesday, July 2, Father Jim of St. Francis de Sales called to say that a shipment of Fresh Direct boxes arranged by Borough President Sharon Lee was on the way to St. Francis. The Angels were out delivering the Grab and Go meals once again, and this shipment was unexpected.
The next generation, the kids at St. Francis parish stepped up to the plate. They dropped what they were doing at a moment’s notice and came to the church to help bring the boxes inside. “We thank them for going above
On Monday, July 6, the 101st Precinct received some words of encouragement from the “First Lady of the NYPD,” Patti McDonald. McDonald and her son, Sgt. Conor McDonald stopped by Far Rockaway’s precinct to bring gifts and address the officers.
“Thank you both for your loving words of encouragement. We are all walking a little taller today” the 101st Precinct posted to social media after the encounter.
Patti McDonald is the wife of the late Detective Steven McDonald. Detective McDonald was