In The Spotlight
A veteran has been reunited with an irreplaceable belonging.
Last week during an intensely windy day, Jacqueline Cozza found a wind victim on the side of her home on the beach block of Beach 127th Street. An old, worn, beige United States Marine Corps hat. She knew someone would be missing it, especially after turning it over and finding the brim inscribed with important dates and information—everything but a name.
Cozza left the hat on her porch for a few days, hoping someone looking for it
‘Tis the season of giving and on Tuesday, November 24, Mike Scala, an attorney from Howard Beach who was aspirations for another run at City Council in District 32, helped to do his part by providing turkeys and more to families in need ahead of Thanksgiving.
Earlier this month, Scala, who serves as an attorney for several organizations that helped to launch a food pantry in Ozone Park during the coronavirus pandemic, realized that the need would extend to the holidays. Wanting to fulfill
The Far Rockaway Colts rose up to ensure families across the city have a good Thanksgiving in this trying year. After a week of distributing turkeys to families across the five boroughs, on Friday, November 20, they saved the best for last, stopping in Rockaway for their final turkey giveaway.
Teaming up with NYPD Community Affairs, the NYPD Detectives’ Endowment Association and with sponsorship by the New York Giants and Stop and Shop, Rockaway’s mentorship program made up of NYPD officers
The following is my thank you letter to our block.
This year we got our Beach 124th block garden going, and I wish to thank you all.
Starting with the souls that were hands on for daily watering, planting and general upkeep.
While Rockaway enjoyed days and weeks of sunshine, our Garden Gnomes (Allison, Kathy, Cathy and Bobby and Pat) were out there, sometimes before sunrise, doing their thing. We often left the garden as soaked as the flowers we watered, with the summer heat