Tragedy Breeds Brooklyn Foundation To Help Children Exposed To Violence


By Jerry Del Priore Sometimes, good things come out of tragic situations. Such is the case for Maxine E. Lewis and the Carlton Locksley Bennett Foundation (CLBF), a Canarsie, Brooklyn-based, 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization established to benefit disadvantaged youth subjected to firearm and urban violence. Over 22 years ago, Maxine E. Lewis received horrific news when … Continue reading Tragedy Breeds Brooklyn Foundation To Help Children Exposed To Violence

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Cyclones Entertainer Guy Zoda Talks Baseball, Clowning & His Lovable ‘King Henry’ Character


By Jerry Del Priore It’s good to be the king. Just ask Guy Zoda, 47, who has been performing his character “King Henry” at Brooklyn Cyclones games since the 2003 season, entertaining fans with an undeniable, affable style all of his own. Zoda, who grew up in Bensonhurst and graduated from FDR High School, has … Continue reading Cyclones Entertainer Guy Zoda Talks Baseball, Clowning & His Lovable ‘King Henry’ Character

Local Figthers Highlight Brooklyn Brawl: Boxing at the Beach in Coney Island


By Jerry Del Priore World-renowned boxer Dmitriy Salita and his Brooklyn Brawl series electrified Coney Island’s MCU Park, home of the Brooklyn Cyclones baseball team, Tuesday night. The action-packed “Boxing at the Beach” fight card featured several talented Brooklyn pugilist, including Bakhtiyar “Baka” Eyubov (8-0, 8 KOs), a Marine Park resident, and Cornelius “Lighting” Lock, … Continue reading Local Figthers Highlight Brooklyn Brawl: Boxing at the Beach in Coney Island

Canarsie 2015 Football Season Preview: Chiefs Strive To Be Hated


By Jerry Del Priore No one can blame Canarsie head varsity football coach Kyle Allen for wanting to be hated by other PSAL teams. Most top squads aren’t liked because of their consistent winning ways. “If people don’t hate you, something is wrong,” Allen explained. “There are a lot of people that hate E Hall … Continue reading Canarsie 2015 Football Season Preview: Chiefs Strive To Be Hated

Former Madison Baseball Star Chris Karnbach Looks Forward to College After Successful HS Career


By Jerry Del Priore Pitcher Chris Karnbach was a big reason why Madison High School baseball enjoyed a tremendous season, exceeding exceptions by going 14-2 during the regular season. The Knights followed up the success by making it all the way to AAA semifinals, where the team lost, 3-2, to Staten Island powerhouse, Tottenville. “It … Continue reading Former Madison Baseball Star Chris Karnbach Looks Forward to College After Successful HS Career

Family, Football Love Propels Former Canarsie Chief Standout To Next Level


By Jerry Del Priore When Kamari Jones-Hunter takes the field with the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Monroe College football team on Saturday, September 5th, it will bring the former Canarsie Chiefs star one step closer to fulfilling his dream of playing at the top level of the sport.  But getting to this point … Continue reading Family, Football Love Propels Former Canarsie Chief Standout To Next Level