John Baxter, center, and more than a dozen residents of his SRO hotel on Beach 116 Street, face off against Belle Harbor resident Howard Sirota (back to camera) in front of his Beach 128 Street home. Baxter and his residents were picketing Sirota because of a letter that was published in The Wave challenging Baxter to have his hotel inspected and calling its residents undesirables. The two later had an altercation that led to Sirota’s arrest. The trial will begin next week.024p1_xlg.jpg

Email Us
Contact Us

Copyright 1999 - 2016 Wave Publishing Co. All Rights Reserved

Neighborhoods | History



Check Out News Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Riding the Wave with Mark Healey on BlogTalkRadio