Why was NYC Mayor Adams honoring a Lynbrook man?


Heroes and outstanding citizens were among those honored at the Knights of Columbus St. Mary’s Maris Stella Council 2228 during a communion breakfast Sunday, April 30 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Malverne.

New York City Mayor Eric Adams joined the ceremonies to honor New York Police Department Detective Joseph Taylor and NYPD officer Robert Venable.

Village of Lynbrook Deputy Mayor Michael Hawxhurst was honored as the Man of the Year, and Doris Bove-Aresta was named Woman of the Year. Angel LoMonaco was awarded the Military Award. Village of Malverne Police Chief John Aresta received the Law Enforcement Award.