Local Couple Killed in New Years Day Crash

The families of Thelma Reid and Donovan Gibbon, are beginning 2021 in an unthinkable fashion as the couple was killed in a high-speed crash in the early morning hours of  New Year’s Day. A grey 2011 Dodge Ram was traveling eastbound on the Rockaway Freeway at an apparent high rate of speed when it struck the 2019 Nissan Rouge Reid […]

A Holiday Tradition Gives One Family A New Business Idea

The“Struffoli Girls” are now purveyors of the beloved Italian treat

For many Italian-Americans the sweet taste of Struffoli is as much a tradition on Christmas Eve as the Feast of the Seven Fishes. Francesca Castellano says making the deep-fried honey balls is a holiday ritual every year for the women in her family. But this season, the treasured custom sparked a new idea for the creative Castellano clan. “We were […]