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Howard Beach brothers to soar as Eagle Scouts
Howard Beach brothers to soar as Eagle Scouts
News Terence M. Cullen 3/10/2013 at 9:12AM

Soon, parents Thomas and Andrea Mercatante will have three eagles inside their Howard Beach nest. Thomas Mercatante Jr., 18, along with his 16-year-old twin brothers, Anthony and Andrew, of Troop 139 will all become Eagle Scouts at the same ceremony on May 1 β€” a rarity that three siblings make it at once. β€œIt’s a [...]

VIDEO: Two kayakers rescued after fall in Jamaica Bay
News Terence M. Cullen 2/10/2013 at 12:27PM

Police rescued two kayakers who fell into the waters of Jamaica Bay yesterday. NYPD Air Sea rescue responded to a 9-1-1 call around 3 p.m. and split in two to retrieve the men, both 32. Two divers recovered the first man and transported him to Floyd Bennet Field. The man was then transferred to Kings [...]