Trinity Services celebrated its successful year with a luncheon at Russo’s on the Bay in Howard Beach last week. Founded by Democratic District Leader Geraldine Chapey, the organization handed out many honors to local residents. Pictured, Region Five Superintendent Kathleen Cashin, Chapey, Luncheon co-chairpersons Joseph Mure and Frances Abbracciamento, former first lady of New York State, Matilda Cuomo and David Bentley.
Chamber of Commerce executive director Joanie Omeste (foreground) joins Chamber president John Lepore and chamber members John McLaughlin, Barbara Morris and Rabbi Melvyn May at the luncheon.
Queens Democratic Leader Tom Manton speaks with City Council Speaker Gifford Miller.
Manton and Miller are interviewed by local resident Michael Benn while Geraldine Chapey looks on.
Queens County Democratic Chairman Tom Manton, left, with Queens Borough President Helen Marshall and Wave columnist Beverly Baxter discuss housing issues in Rockaway.