A picture-perfect night allowed for a spectacular fireworks display during Astoria’s
Independence Day celebration, the biggest in the borough. Photo by Luis Zapata
The Chase Bank team’s boat capsizes in the water during August’s Hong Kong Dragon
Boat Festioval at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Photo by Bruce Adler
David Wright walks off the field for the last time as a player and waves goodbye to the
Citi Field faithful who witnessed his final game. Photo by Luis Zapata
The family of Frank Padavan says goodbye
to the late state senator — who died in
October — with full military honors for his
30 years of service in U.S. Army Reserves.
Photo by Mark Hallum
Pallbearers haul the casket containing state
Sen. Jose Peralta to a hearse outside St.
Joan of Arc Church in Jackson Height.
Photo by Bruce Adler
Bayside celebrated the start of the holiday
season with its fifth-annual holiday parade
in early December. Photo by Bruce Adler
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