Photo Credit @katie_honan Congratulations to Mike Honan, Husband of Fran, Father to Katie and Roseanne and my friend. His work with Veterans was honored yesterday at City Hall. Mike was presented with a proclamation for his service from Eric Ulrich and other local officials. Mike Honan has worked with an organization to properly bury indigent veterans, riding in the hearse with a stranger’s remains and taking the flag home in their memory. He’s worked with our friends to help beautify Memorial Circle, a park that honors locals killed in wars. If […]
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When I wrote about the patriotic Johnny pumps appearing in Rockaway somehow I missed this one. It brings to mind a kind of patriotism Andy Warhol would have approved of. We’re not sure who is responsible for these paintings. Maybe it’s the Rockaway Civic Association, the RAA, or one very patriotic Rockawayite? Contact us if you have any information about these wonderful public art displays.
“The evening arrival of the Wounded Warriors was wonderful made better by the enthusiastic cheers of so many beautiful children. Their artistic efforts were greatly appreciated and their joy was infectious. A huge crowd joined the children and we were all proud to honor the soldiers.” – Fran Honan Friends of Memorial Circle organized a sign-making party for the kids on 119th Street ahead of the Wounded Warrior parade on Wednesday, July 9th. Gather at Memorial Circle, Rockaway Beach Blvd at 120th Street by 6:15 p.m. to welcome them to Rockaway. […]