Parade spectators of all ages waved Italian flags and danced to both traditional and modern versions of Italian songs played from passing floats. Pope Francis even made an appearance in the form of cardboard cut-outs and souvenirs from the recent papal visit.
Using the application “Find My iPhone” police were able to apprehend and later charge a Howard Beach man for robbing and injuring a woman last week while he was driving down a South Ozone Park street, according to authorities.
New York Families for Autistic Children (NYFAC) in Howard Beach is hoping that on Sept. 17 people will open their hearts and wallets to participate in the “Big Give for Autism,” an all-day fundraiser hosted in collaboration with the Autism Society.
A missing Howard Beach man who gained notoriety as the “Second Avenue Sinatra” for singing American standards at the subway construction site was discovered dead Friday inside a park near his home in an apparent suicide, police said.
After one year acting as lieutenant governor of the Queens West Kiwanis, Stephen Sirgiovanni realized he wanted to make a bigger difference. The Howard Beach native accomplished this when he was elected governor of New York Kiwanis on Aug. 15.
The X-Bays, a softball team started as a fun activity for friends living in the Howard Beach area, celebrated their third championship in five years on Sunday and several moves up the Queens Metro ASA Softball League division ladder.