Benjamin Wheeler

Sunnyside fundraiser to raise money for family of Sandy Hook victim
Sunnyside fundraiser to raise money for family of Sandy Hook victim
Top Stories Alexa Altman 2/05/2013 at 10:28AM

Two months after the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, the heart of a neighborhood remains with the family of a little boy who perished in the gunfire. A Sunnyside group is planning a fundraiser for the bereaved family of six-year-old Benjamin Wheeler, who spent his earliest days in Sunnyside, romping through nearby parks and [...]

Sunnyside vigil remembers Newtown victim Ben Wheeler
Sunnyside vigil remembers Newtown victim Ben Wheeler
News Alexa Altman 12/19/2012 at 11:03AM

Seventy miles from where Benjamin Wheeler was killed, mourners gathered to remember the irrepressibly spirited boy who loved The Beatles, sprinting across a soccer field and riding the No. 7 train to Sunnyside. Hundreds cradled flickering candles as they marched from the Sunnyside Reformed Church to Sunnyside Park – the same grassy sanctuary where six [...]