NEW YORK (WCBS 880) — As part of WCBS Newsradio 880’s celebration of 50 years of covering news in New York, we are launching a weekly series that focuses on the people who have made contributions to our community.Sources: Suspect In Shooting Of NYPD Officers Had Multiple Weapons, Including AR-15 With 20 Rounds Hidden Under Mattress
It’s been called a hidden treasure of New York City. With its sailboats and church spires, it’s more New England than East Bronx. And because of its size, under one square mile, City Island is often times ignored.READ MORE: Rangers Stay Red Hot, Take Down Kings In Shootout
Enter John Doyle, a young man who some consider the unofficial Mayor of City Island. He holds no official office, though he does hope to run for City Council at some point. Doyle doesn’t need to fight City Hall downtown, he’s been a local advocate for City Island for many years, now working for stronger education and better transportation.
Doyle is one of our 50 People to Know as much for what he believes as for what he has accomplished in life. “One person can’t do everything but everyone can do something,” he says.MORE NEWS: Knicks' Late Rally Falls Short In Road Loss To Cavaliers