Michael Ayaboafa is a natural fighter. The Clifton resident has climbed the ranks at the Atlas Cops & Kids Boxing Club gym since the age of 14. And he’s shown the same perseverance in the classroom, where the New Dorp HS senior will soon be graduating with a full academic scholarship in tow to Dickinson […]
Pat Russo, former NYPD narcotics detective, wants to open another boxing gym, this one in Brownsville, where there has been a recent uptick in street violence. “As somebody said to me, ‘Kids are killing each other in Brownsville because they have nothing else to do,’” says Russo. “We want to offer boxing as a way to […]
Staten Island’s Stop & Shop Supermarkets stepped up just in time for the holiday. The supermarket chain donated 1,000 hams to the Dr. Theodore Atlas Foundation to be distributed in time for Easter weekend.