Inspirational Book Recounts Life Of Revered Former Canarsien, Star Baseball Player Salvatore Aprea


By Jerry Del Priore In the book tilted When Dreams Never Die, author Gary Robert Wallace depicts the life of former well-regarded Canarsie resident and local standout baseball player and coach Salvatore Aprea. Aprea put up impressive stats as a pitcher and outfielder with Tilden High School and Holy Family Senior CYO travel team, which … Continue reading Inspirational Book Recounts Life Of Revered Former Canarsien, Star Baseball Player Salvatore Aprea

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Former Longtime Chiefs’ Gridiron Announcer Andy Rizzo Reflects On Days Behind The Mic


By Jerry Del Priore Andy Rizzo used to bring his trusty bullhorn to his son Joe’s Pop Warner football games so he could help energize the team and fans with his vivid play-by-play commentary. Without realizing it at the time, Rizzo’s bullhorn work would lead him to a celebrated side career as Chiefs’ football announcer. … Continue reading Former Longtime Chiefs’ Gridiron Announcer Andy Rizzo Reflects On Days Behind The Mic

Ex-Canarsie High School Sports Standout Enjoys Success In The Music Biz


As a youth, former Canarsie High School three-sport athlete Joe Rizzo balanced his life between his two loves: athletics and music. He received his first turntable from his dad, Andy, at the age of 14 and began spinning records for fun. Rizzo played football, baseball and basketball for the Canarsie Chiefs while continuing to hone his … Continue reading Ex-Canarsie High School Sports Standout Enjoys Success In The Music Biz