Category Archives: Blog

RIP MRS. FERRO

Glenn Thomas on the check-in… Unfortunately I have some sad news to share. Longtime Holy Name Parishioner Mrs. Madeline Ferro, the mother of Bill, Tom, Mark, John, and Ricky passed away today.¬† The Ferro Family were always a staple in … Continue reading

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THE SHOW

My main man Pat Fenton has done it…Pat is a terrific writer (he’s been an huge inspiration for me while I scribble down my experience growing up on 9th avenue.) Pat’s an old-school neighborhood guy from 17th street. He wrote¬†StoopDreamer, … Continue reading

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HAPPY NEW YEAR…

Have a fantastic 2018. Make it enjoyable and productive…

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TO MY 18 YEAR-OLD SELF

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MERRY CHRISTMAS

Hope everyone has a nice day… -Red

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TOGETHER WE MADE IT

Came across this post on Facebook: HOW ON EARTH DID WE MANAGE TO SURVIVE ? This is an open letter to all of the kids who managed to survive the 50s, 60s and 70s! Somehow, by some miracle, we survived … Continue reading

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SHOVELING SNOW

It snowed all day. School was cancelled. I have to get out of my apartment, mom is driving me crazy. Crossing ninth avenue, I head down Windsor Place, hang a right on Howard Place. I grab some snow off a … Continue reading

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