Thursday, April 12, 2001

Airy pastries nice ending for Easter or any meal

At Easter, as throughout the year, light and airy puff pastry desserts are a surprisingly easy - and always elegant - conclusion to a great meal. Comment.

Newtown outlast Forest Hills for second overtime victory

For the second time this season, a girls soccer game between Newtown and Forest Hills went to overtime. And for the second time the Pioneers prevailed. Comment.

Klemm delivers as SJU takes 2-of-3 from BC

Tom Klemm is known as the “Sunday starter.” It’s a role on the St. John’s pitching rotation that carries with it a lot of responsibility. A good performance and the Red Storm most likely achieves its goal of winning two-of-three in a Big East series. A bad outing and St. John’s loses a crucial conference set. Comment.

Flowers great for holidays - or anytime

You don't need to be a floral designer to have fresh flowers in your home - not just for holidays but as often as every week. Comment.

Queen of Peace opens season with 11-0 win over St. Robert’s

The Queen of Peace Pee Wee team opened its CYO season with an 11-0 whitewashing of St. Robert's. Comment.

Molloy battles back twice to top St. Francis

Pitcher Brian Bunyan went the distance for Molloy,... Comment.

St. Francis Prep tops Mary Louis, Maris

The St. Francis Prep varsity softball team has started its season on the right foot, winning two games last week over perennial Brooklyn/Queens contenders Stellar Maris and The Mary Louis Academy. Comment.

Droesch wraps up career

Christ the King senior Clare Droesch capped her brilliant high school basketball career Saturday, competing in the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association’s All-American game in Hartford, Conn. Comment.

Cardozo cruises to 11-1 win at Monroe tourney

With the 32nd annual Monroe Holiday Invitational tournament reduced to a four-day double elimination tournament because of unplayable fields Saturday, Cardozo first baseman Mike Mastrogiovanni knew it was critical to get off to a good start in its opener against Norman Thomas. Comment.

Aguirre aims at solid finish in Queens Half-Marathon

Coming off two age group victories last weekend, Julio Aguirre, a member of the College Point Road Runners Track Club, is entered into the 23rd annual Queens Half-Marathon, Saturday morning April 14. The gun goes off at 8 a.m. adjacent to McNeil Park in College Point. Comment.

Queens fighters shine in Golden Gloves finals

Little Neck native Billy Finegan captured the 178-pound novice division championship at the 74th annual Golden Gloves, winning a 5-0 decision over Ozone Park’s Robert Williams Friday night at the Theater at Madison Square Garden. Comment.

College Round-up: Amityville’s Tristan Smith commits to St. John’s

When the St. John’s season ended sooner than many expected in the first round of the Big East Tournament, Red Storm head coach Mike Jarvis spoke about his wish list for the upcoming season. On top of that list was getting a backup for Omar Cook, who logged 38.2 minutes per game in his freshman year. Comment.

Bayside Little League kicks off 2001 season

Major Homes 10, Iannece 2001 0. Chris Kelly and Steve Albanese provided fine defensive playing for Iannece 2001. For Major Homes, catcher by Mike Guerra threw out two baserunners at second, while the offense was powered by Chris Wong, who was 2-for-2 with three RBIs. Comment.

Glen Oaks L.L. starts play

Modell’s White Sox 3, Krupnick & Goldman Devil Rays 2. After the conclusion of the annual parade, the league did what id did best, kicking off the 2001 season Saturday. In this battle, the pitching of Joey Caraballo led the White Sox to victory. Caraballo hurled a complete-game, striking out 16 batters. Michael Levy had the game-winning RBI, brining home Scott Gandasequi. Comment.

OLS Novice volleyball team wins Diocesan championship

On Saturday, April 7, in a see-saw battle that showcased brilliant play throughout, the Our Lady of the Snows Novice volleyball team won the CYO Girls 2001 Diocesan Championship. It was a hard-earned and well-deserved award. It did not come easy for OLS against a tough and game competitor, Our Lady of Mount Carmel, which had upset last year’s champion, St. Gregory’s. Comment.

Stamatiades turns triple play, as Bryant routs FH

It was one of those innocent brother/sister conversations at the Stamatiades house in Astoria last week. Ally, a sophomore on the Bryant softball team, and her brother Nick were watching a baseball game on television when Ally asked one of those “how to” baseball questions. Comment.

Whatever the origin, Easter eggs are fun to make

Easter, celebrating the Christian faith in the resurrection of Jesus, actually had an earlier origin. Comment.

Editorial: ‘Community destiny’

In a thought-provoking letter to the editor that appeared in last week's edition, Tyler D. Cassell, the zoning chair for the North Flushing Civic Association, takes issue with our editorial defending the placement of group homes for retarded adults in the residential communities of Queens. In his letter, he raises important questions. Comment.

Stamatiades turns triple play, as Bowne routs FH

It was one of those innocent brother/sister conversations at the Stamatiades house in Astoria last week. Ally, a sophomore on the Bryant softball team, and her brother Nick were watching a baseball game on television when Ally asked one of those “how to” baseball questions. Comment.

Lamb: Key for Easter menus around boro

"Lamb is customarily served with mint jelly in the United States and it's greatest popularity is at Easter time." Comment.

Editorial: Suspended logic

It was nothing more than a terrible coincidence that Schools Chancellor Harold Levy would announce his plan to bring stricter discipline to the city's public schools on the same day that a 13-year-old student at IS 5 was caught with a stungun. Comment.

The Civic Scene: Buildings department too soft on violators

The topic which has consistently attracted more civic leaders to the many meetings and civic luncheons I have attended over the years has been the enforcement — or lack of it — of the building codes by the Buildings Department. Comment.

To The Point: Many congratulations in order at the Point

Welcome to the Point. The Point being College Point. Comment.

New Oxygen 8 water distributed in Queens

As spring finally arrives in the city, New Yorkers are getting first-crack at a new kind of water with eight times as much oxygen as the average stuff. Comment.

Recent Real Estate Transactions

Bayside, 29-83 215 St., $679,000, Single-Family Detached, Bed 4, Bath 2, Halfbath 1, Construction-Stucco, Basement-Full, Lot Size: 48 x 125, Taxes: $1,500 Comment.

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