From the warm, embracing efforts of Presidents Bush and Bill Clinton and the U.S. troops shoveling the remains of the wrath of the tsunami, to the ordinary citizens of New York who arrived with medical supplies, tents, food, clothes and more, even more th
The Jan. 20 inauguration proves the adage that one can “fool most of the people all of the time.” This administration did a very effective job of repeating (and repeating and repeating) that we needed to go to war, that we were in imminent dan
Entombed but thriving in that legislative sepulchre called “No Child Left Behind” is a stealthy clause that coerces schools to yield to the armed forces such personal data as may be necessary to contact potential cannon fodder. It is the milit
The most recent Math A Regents, administered on Jan. 25, passes a student with a raw score of 26 out of a total raw score of 84 points. A raw score of 26 points is scaled to a final examination passing score of 55 percent. A raw score of 84 points is scal
The so-called “big box” store is taking considerable heat from the Central Labor Council and other labor leaders because it has succeeded thus far in resisting efforts to unionize its workforce. The unions are equally concerned about plans to
York is no ordinary college. As has often been noted, York College is not just an academic institution. Although the college has drifted in recent years under lackluster leadership, it has long been a focal point for community organization in southeast Qu
The Pacers were led by the combination of Nino Santiago (8 points) and Adrian Castano (12 points). Andrew Goldstein (6 points), Max Arm (4 points) and David Montes (12 points) rounded out the scoring. Montes was also a force in the middle on defense along
Thomas Walker, 38, of 88-35 164th St., was convicted in October of assault in an attack that left his wife’s 10-month-old cousin blind and in a permanently vegetative state. The incident occurred at his home in August 2003, while he was baby-sitting
Leroy Peoples, 21, of 102-48 184th St., pleaded guilty last month to the two crimes, the DA said. During Peoples’ first attack in 1998, he approached a 46-year-old woman pushing a laundry cart down 186th Street in Jamaica and forced her at gunpoint
Some 60 firefighters from 12 units responded to the burning Valley Stream-based Troiano Fuel Co. truck, the spokesman said. The fire was brought under control by 11:03 a.m. No one was injured and it was unclear what sparked the blaze.
Simon Samandarov, 30, was convicted of attempted murder in Queens Supreme Court in the shooting of Alex Pinhaser, the cousin of a Manhattan jeweler who was gunned down in broad daylight a few months later, the paper reported.
The woman, Lisa Brown, 29, of 172nd Street in South Jamaica was taken to Jamaica’s Mary Immaculate Hospital, where she was listed in stable condition Tuesday. Her boyfriend, Errol Watson, 45, of 172-03 Baisley Blvd., was taken to Jamaica Hospital un
The teen, whose name was not released, arrived at the hospital complaining of stomach cramps, police said. After delivering the baby, she notified hospital staff who found the newborn dead, police said.
A 32-year-old Far Rockaway man was shot in the head and torso by a man dressed in all black inside 40-20 Beach Channel Drive on the morning of Jan. 25, police said. Eric Dunning, of 453 Beach 40th St., was taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital, where he was p
The infant, who was discovered by her mother, was taken to Mary Immaculate Hospital, police said. She was pronounced dead at 2:20 p.m. No arrests had been made and the city medical examiner was to determine the cause of death.
Michael G. Capous and MGC Restoration Services, which has a listed address of 64-58 218th St., entered a guilty plea Tuesday before Queens County Supreme Court Justice Dorothy Chin-Brandt. Capous pleaded to a felony offense of offering a false instrument
Tommy Quigley, 32, said he was trying to park his car along the westbound side of the congested stretch of road near Bell Boulevard when the driver of a red Subaru Outback behind him became inpatient and tried to maneuver around. The driver of the Outback
Schreiber Processing Corp. of 56-20 59th St., is recalling boxes of Buffalo chicken wings and breaded fried chicken parts distributed to New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Ohio, Michigan, Illinois, Louisia
Miller said the city had received $88 million from a state program and $35 million through the Council for the effort and demanded the results be assessed. State Comptroller Alan Hevesi agreed, but said the audit had already been planned before Miller bro
The schools, which include a mix of middle schools, high schools and sixth- to 12th-grade facilities, will be spread across the borough. Pathways College Preparatory School will open in Hollis, Queens Preparatory Academy in Laurelton, The Academy of Finan
The Treble Voices of Queens of the Center for Preparatory Studies in Music at Queens College, a newly formed choir based out of the school’s Flushing campus, is holding an artistic drawing contest for their new logo.
When her longtime husband died in the early 1980s, Democratic district leader Dora Young of St. Albans slipped into a depression. She and her husband, Evie Young, had unsuccessfully tried to have children, and after his death she
Sunday Respite - ANIBIC meets with young adults age 21 and up from noon to 5 p.m. Sundays with day trips, guest speakers, recreational activities and more at their building 212-12 26th Ave. Call 718-423-9550.
African Music and Dance - Feb. 5 at 2 p.m., Kamate Traders celebrates Black History Month with inspired music and dance based on the African tradition. For all ages, families. Central Library Auditorium, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., 7