Tag Archives: Denis Hamill

BROOKLYN COVERS BROOKLYN

Nice piece from Denis Hamill on NBA official Dick Bavetta. http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/basketball/brooklyn-born-nba-ref-officiates-2-633rd-game-article-1.1743837 Born in 1939 as the son of an NYPD cop in a brownstone his grandfather from Italy bought on Eighth St., Bavetta went to St. Saviour’s grammar school, graduated … Continue reading

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D-HAMILL ON BISHOP FORD

New York Daily News writer Denis Hamill with a piece on the closing of Bishop Ford. Click the link below for the story. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/brooklyn/bishop-ford-high-closing-alumni-save-article-1.1759365

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HAMILL ON HOLY NAME CHURCH

Our guy Denis Hamill of the New York Daily News fills us in on the Church Restoration Project.

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HAMILL ON BRESLIN

It’s about six weeks old but here’s a nice tribute by Denis Hamill on Jimmy Breslin via the Daily News. Click the link. Love this quote from Breslin on accepting an award: “I don’t wanna be here. I have work … Continue reading

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RACE

Denis Hamill on a white couple attacked in their car while waiting at a red light by Kings Plaza. Click here for Hamill’s story via the New York Daily News. Here’s a short blurb. Right over there by the traffic … Continue reading

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READING IS FUNDAMENTAL

A couple of years ago I e-mailed Denis Hamill.  I wanted to be a writer and I figured I needed to reach out to someone that knows the craft.  I asked Denis for some advice.  The former seventh avenue resident … Continue reading

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A TOAST…LIKE NO OTHER

My friend Pat Fenton wants to spread cheers to everyone from the neighborhood. Here’s a great piece from an outstanding writer and a better person… On my wall, above my books in the room I write in, I have a … Continue reading

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