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Brooklynite Highlighted In Army Reserve Ad Campaign

By Jerry Del Priore

The United States Army Reserve began its new advertising campaign, “All Solider,” last month with a new television ad, digital landing page and social media content. 393 more words



Zada was sitting at the huge mahogany dining room table in his suit and tie. I crossed the room and went to sit with him to wait for everyone else to be ready to leave. 741 more words

Growing Up

The Wilds of Canarsie

A brief aside before continuing with my stories:

In order to better understand some of the events I’m describing, especially for those not familiar with Canarsie, I thought a map might be helpful. 846 more words

Growing Up

Location, Location,Location

Our house was located in a small enclave in Brooklyn, situated between a park on one side and the Belt Parkway on the other. An expanse of weedy marsh separated the Parkway from our street. 806 more words

Growing Up

Man found fatally shot in flipped BMW in Canarsie is ID’d

CANARSIE, Brooklyn – A 22-year-old man who was found fatally shot inside a flipped BMW last week was identified by police on Monday.

Dante L. Gibari of Harlem was discovered after the NYPD responded to a 911 call of an overturned vehicle on 600 E. 109 more words


Canarsie Family Moves Back Into Home Years After Superstorm Sandy

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A special welcome home party that was four years in the making was celebrated in Brooklyn.

A Canarsie family is now back in their house for the first time since Superstorm Sandy flooded them out. 118 more words


Man shot and killed inside flipped BMW in Canarsie: NYPD

CANARSIE, Brooklyn – A driver has been found fatally shot inside a flipped BMW, police said Friday.

The NYPD responded to a 911 call of an overturned vehicle on 600 E. 180 more words