Mary Ann Carey

Community Board 9 votes to keep member after accusations of anti-Semitic remarks
Community Board 9 votes to keep member after accusations of anti-Semitic remarks
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 11/13/2013 at 11:44AM

LIAM LA GUERRE AND MAGGIE HAYES Controversial Community Board 9 member Sam Esposito is here to stay, which sent several other members walking out the door. A vote to remove Esposito from the board was shot down at the November meeting, 34 to 10. Rumors of infighting circled the board for months, beginning in June [...]

As the carousel turns: A history of the Forest Park Carousel
As the carousel turns: A history of the Forest Park Carousel
News Billy Rennison 5/25/2012 at 2:31PM

When the Forest Park Carousel stopped spinning in 2008, it nevertheless continued its merry-go-round cycle that had become all too familiar over its history. For decades, the carousel stood continuously in Forest Park as one of the many jewels of the 543-acre greenspace with locals and visitors flocking to the attraction each spring and summer. “My [...]

The Forest Park Carousel rides again
The Forest Park Carousel rides again
News Billy Rennison 5/24/2012 at 2:16PM

After nearly four years, children — and adults — were able to rush the Forest Park Carousel, choose their favorite horse and take a spin on the historic ride. The Forest Park Carousel, shuttered since 2008, hosted St. John Evangelical Lutheran School students, politicians and civic leaders who fought to save the carousel to enjoy [...]