2010-06-24 / Other News

What Could They Be Staring At?



If you look very, very hard, you’ll see why in the world those two guys are getting a crick in their respective necks. Oh, yes. They’re standing across East 92nd Street near Avenue J and watching workers fix and clean up the steeple atop the Church @ The Rock. Formerly Grace Church, the house of worship is well over 100 years old and, although it’s not a landmark, many say it should be. Historians note that the grounds surrounding it had been used as a graveyard for Canarsee Indians. It’s still one of Canarsie’s prized possessions. Charles Rogers If you look very, very hard, you’ll see why in the world those two guys are getting a crick in their respective necks. Oh, yes. They’re standing across East 92nd Street near Avenue J and watching workers fix and clean up the steeple atop the Church @ The Rock. Formerly Grace Church, the house of worship is well over 100 years old and, although it’s not a landmark, many say it should be. Historians note that the grounds surrounding it had been used as a graveyard for Canarsee Indians. It’s still one of Canarsie’s prized possessions. Charles Rogers

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