Sunday, Feb. 12, 2006

Saturday’s High School scores

Fordham Prep 60, St. John's Prep 58. Comment.

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2006

Friday’s High School scores

McClancy 61, Nazareth 59. Comment.

Friday, Feb. 10, 2006

Top Cops Make Heroin Bust

Two sharp-eyed and quick-thinking cops nabbed a couple of perpetrators, a loaded .38-caliber revolver and a kilo of heroin off the streets of Flatbush. Comment.

Learn How to Move On the Dance Floor

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New Shabbos Morning Learning Program

The congregation's rabbi, Rabbi Pinchas N. Pearl, will now conduct a class in the "Mishna B'reura" - the classic work of Jewish law written by the Chofetz Chaim - every Shabbos morning at 8 a.m. in the synagogue's daily chapel, 1981 Homecrest Avenue at Avenue T. Comment.

Thursday High School scores

Salesian 58, Cathedral Prep 51. Comment.

A Tremendous Loss

Plan For a Better Spring

Can’t Agree With Vito

A Broken Promise

Outreach For the Homeless

State commission hints at approval of Astoria generator sale

The Public Service Commission said in a preliminary report from the meeting that it consented to the proposed transfer of ownership interests in Astoria Generating and the proposed issuance of corporate debt by the new owner. Comment.

Where Are All the Cops?

Gagging On the GOP

Kids And Crime

No Fan of Gentile

Put An End to Lulus

Oil saving, cleaner transit maintenance facility coming soon in Corona

A new Corona bus and subway maintenance facility will be powered by a $2 million clean-burning fuel cell that state officials said will save the site 3,800 barrels of oil per year. Comment.

Rest In Peace, Nixzmary

Call the Cable Police

In Stanley’s Camp

Man dies from blow to head in Flushing

A 61-year-old man was found dead from a blow to the head on the first floor of a three-story Flushing apartment Thursday evening, police said. The man, identified as Yong Bae Cha, was found inside 147-50 Barclay Ave. around 5:48 p.m, according to police. He was pronounced dead at the scene, and the investigation is ongoing, police said. Comment.

Media Kit Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2006

Arts & Entertainment Calendar

EMT units to stay in Astoria

Snows beats St. Margaret’s in OT for Intermediate ‘B’ title

After rallying from a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter to force overtime, the Our Lady of Snows Novice boys’ basketball team fell to St. Clare’s of Rosedale, 33-30 Jan. 29.

Queens knocks off Molloy

Registration open for Queens Baseball Alliance

Reichert inspires Garden School hoopsters

Dwarf-Giraffe League: Piccolino leads Varsi Deli to win over B&M

DePhillips Athletic Club: Red Storm knocks off Orange

Queens’ budget priorities to be set at public hearing

Sting nets more than 40 suspected Far Rock drug dealers

Missing 14-year-old found at LaGuardia

Mensa man convicted in girlfriend threats

Hollis man shot to death

Ridgewood man stabbed to death

Oakland Gardens man killed in accident with dump truck

Deadly accident in Howard Beach

One killed, two injured in Elmhurst car accident

CONSUMERS’ CORNER

NYH’s St. Joseph’s

Gagging On the GOP

Contact The Editor

Kids And Crime

A Tremendous Loss

No Fan of Gentile

Plan For a Better Spring

Can’t Agree With Vito

Put An End to Lulus

A Broken Promise

Sorry, Can’t Talk Now

Rest In Peace, Nixzmary

Call the Cable Police

Outreach For the Homeless

Where Are All the Cops?

In Stanley’s Camp

Haros remains a mystery in Queens circles

Coney Island’s Best Kept Secret: The Library!

NIA Hails ‘Common Cents’

Honest Abe Comin’ to Town

Illuminating Career Paths For School Kids

Learn All the Right Moves On the Dance Floor

Talk With Local Cops

Restoration Experts On the Move

Business & Professional Women to Meet

Yesha Council Taps Brooklyn Man As U.S. Representative

Focus On Community Preservation

Scrap Cap On Charter Schools?

Learn How to Move On the Dance Floor

Stepping Up to Beat Back Cancer

Are You ‘Hardcore’ Enough For Park Run?

Rotarians Hail Spirit of Volunteerism

Arthur Miller’s ‘American Clock’

Floral Pk. man still seeks liver

What Makes You Smile In 250 Words?

Take 15 Weeks to Grow Your Business

Poly Prep Standout Signs With Notre Dame

Don’t Miss Coney Rides, Attractions...And Library

B’hurst Students Have a Lock On S-u-c-c-e-s-s

Meet With Local Cops

NIA to Hail ‘Common Cents’

Bellerose burdened by trucks

Four NYC Correction officers arrested by DOI for forged doctor

The four officers have been charged with varying counts of criminal possession of a forged instrument in the 2nd degree, a Class D felony; grand larceny in the 3rd degree, a Class D felony; offering a false instrument for filing in the 1st degree, a Class E felony; and falsifying business records in the 1st degree, a Class E felony. If convicted, they each face up to seven years imprisonment. Comment.

DOB ignores rezoning; ok

In one of the most blatant examples yet of a builder attempting to skirt the new zoning rules in Throggs Neck, a Gifford Avenue developer whose project was stopped because of the downzoning has restarted work on three two-family homes that are attached, provide insufficient parking and sit on lots too thin for their size. Comment.

New Hawaii Sea spectacular celebrates Year of the Dog

The New Hawaii Sea celebrated the Year of the Dog this past weekend, offering a traditional holiday spectacular with a few hundred regular customers and other patrons enjoying the festivities, food and fun. Comment.

Senator Klein presents grant to City Island Civic Association

A community is only as strong and stable as its residents, its leaders and civic groups. Such is the case on City Island, and now, thanks in part to a grant from Senator Jeff Klein, the City Island Civic Association will continue its efforts to keep the community thriving. Comment.

P.S. 121 parents raise concerns about shared HS facilities

Upon hearing that Sports Professions High School will be temporarily relocated from Antin Place next September to portable classrooms adjacent to P.S. 121, parents from the elementary school on Throop Avenue raised concerns over the sharing of facilities between the younger children and teenage students. Comment.

Anti-auto theft efforts earn officer Cop of the Month honors

The solid police work resulting in the bust of an auto theft ring earned a dedicated officer in the 49th Precinct Cop of the Month honors. Comment.

Commerce Bank to open new branch on White Plains Road

Commerce Bank is interested in opening a new branch at White Plains Road and Pelham Parkway next fall, a spokeswoman for the bank said this week. Comment.

Residents raise complaints over ongoing graffiti problem in the 49th

Despite continuing efforts by police to curb the problem, graffiti is on the rise in the 49th Precinct, raising concern among community residents and leaders. Comment.

Extensive upgrades planned for Pel Pkwy buildings

The real estate company that bought two rundown apartment complexes off Pelham Parkway in December is not just committed to an extensive upgrade at those buildings, but is also hoping to buy and renovate hundreds of other apartments in the area, a partner in the company said last week. Comment.

Patterson Volunteer Committee, families of victims address gun violence

In the wake of continued gun violence plaguing the Bronx, the Patterson Volunteer Committee and families of victims of illegal gun violence are taking action. Comment.

Alex

Dead body in suitcase

A dead body stuffed into a suitcase was found Super Bowl Sunday, leading police to search for clues about who the murdered man is as well as who killed him. Comment.

Community Bd. 6 sends off items for victims of Hurricane Katrina

Bronx residents immediately gave from their hearts to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina, but one community seemed to be at the forefront of a number of efforts to get victims in the Gulf Coast back on their feet again and their help continued with a start of a New Year. Comment.

After hours club patron shot by cops

Vice cops investigating after-hours business at a bar this week on Webster Avenue ended up chasing an armed man who fired at them, leading to the shooting death of the suspect, investigators said. Comment.

Free computer clinic steers seniors to best drug plan

Through a free peer counseling computer clinic, over 150 seniors learned that choosing the right prescription drug plan could be the difference between spending and saving thousands of dollars. Comment.

College-inspiring high school counselor dead at 54

Neyda Martinez, the Bronx Leadership Academy guidance counselor who encouraged hundreds of at-risk students to attend college and who was named teacher of the year by a citywide nonprofit in November, died from cancer on Thursday, January 26, at Calvary Hospital. She was 54. Comment.

Disabled tenant searches for escape from unlivable apartment

Suruj Sirkeshun can hardly stand from diabetes. The disease has attacked his foot and lower leg and forced him to retire from his 19-year job as a nursing attendant five years ago. Comment.

City Council approves Gateway Center at the BTM

The City Council approved the $400 million Gateway Center at the Bronx Terminal Market last week, greenlighting one of the largest private sector investments ever in the borough. Comment.

Residents fume over hidden 

A spot near Buhre and Mulford avenues has become a goldmine for Department of Transportation traffic enforcement agents thanks to a hidden sign that has resulted in numerous summonses, according to some angry residents who had to shell over cash despite the confusing signage. Comment.

St. Luke School opens science lab with gift

Standing around a model of the human torso and a controlled habitat for baby shrimp, students, teachers and administrators from the St. Luke School dedicated their first science lab on Thursday, February 2. Comment.

Mets launch

It looked like Mets training camp in the gymnasium of the Dr. Daniel Hale Williams Middle School 180 last week as slugger Cliff Floyd took his cuts, and pitchers Aaron Heilman, Juan Padilla, and Steve Schmoll practiced various pitching grips and played catch. Comment.

Morris High School Campus Museum opens inside landmark building

Morris High School may have closed in June 2005 to make way for five smaller high schools, but its legacy will live on in the form of a new museum housed inside the landmark building that has just opened, with plans to expand with the help of others who want to celebrate the spirit and memories of the famed school for years to come. Comment.

Two indicted in off-duty cop beating

A grand jury charged two of the three men originally arrested in connection with an attack against off-duty 52nd Precinct Police Officer Eric Hernandez at a fast food restaurant two weeks ago, as the cop continues to fight for his life after being shot by a fellow police officer in the wake of the melee. Comment.

Bronx transplants chance it with Sixmilecross, hoping locals bite

It was nothing more than a friendly gesture that brought Gerard McNamee, Jr., to City Island for the first time last summer. The 35-year-old former bar owner, who was born in Bedford Park but grew up in Hicksville and then shuffled around the East Coast, had agreed to come up from Fort Lauderdale to help an old professor from Fordham University move to Florida. Comment.

Benefit for slain Pelham Bay super

New Cadillac-Hummer dealership to be pride of Potamkin Group

Bronx drivers do not have to travel very far to own the car of their dreams. Potamkin Auto Group is getting set to open a new Cadillac-Hummer dealership just over the Third Avenue Bridge, minutes from the Bronx. Comment.

Senator Klein

Despite continuing efforts by police to curb the problem, graffiti is on the rise in the 49th Precinct, raising concern among community residents and leaders. Comment.

Victims group wins burial for unknown man who spent 9 years in coma

For the nine years preceding his October death, all anyone knew about Henry was that he was black, 5-foot-7, about 165 pounds and the victim of a vicious beating that placed him in a coma at age 26. Comment.

Local resident

Vacca

Maisel Seen As a Shoe-In

St. Mark’s Beef & Beer Bash

Parish Renewal Program

Why bother with religion and prayer when God doesn't seem to listen or care anyway? Comment.

15 Weeks to a Better Business

The series of entrepreneur training workshops will be held every Wednesday evening from 6:30-9:30 p.m. through March 22 at You Gotta Believe!, 1728 Mermaid Avenue at West 19th Street, side entrance. Comment.

New Bits & Bytes Put Smiles On Faces of P.S. 255 Students

Merchants Wary of Business In ‘06

Business in the borough was good last year and a vast majority of business owners favor the proposed Atlantic Yards project, according to a Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce survey of its members. Comment.

Rash of Gunpoint Robberies On Ave. N

Take 15 Weeks to Build a Successful Business

How Your Identity Can Be Stolen At the Local ATM

Now that identity thieves use technology that would make James Bond jealous, the Midwood Civic Action Council heard bankers explain how to avoid being tricked by the bad guys. Comment.

Rookie Cop Helps Save Senior’s Life

Not a bad days work for a guy whos only been walking the beat for three weeks. Comment.

Accused Cop Killer Guilty On All Counts

The criminal court part set aside for the trial of Marlon Legere exploded in cheers and sighs of relief as the accused cop killer was found guilty on all charges. Comment.

Community Board 17 Wants to ‘Rap’ With Neighborhood Teens

How do you reach out to adolescents and young teens? Comment.

Autograph King Strikes Again With Newsmakers

Seaview Jewish Center Programs And Activities

Over the line

South Shore H.S. Relay Squad Dashes Into Millrose Games

While the fans focus on individual events, they usually don't get excited about relays during any given track and field meet. However, the relays still provide excitement, especially in a close finish, whether for high school, college or open athletes. Comment.

DOE Revamps the Way It Teaches Children About AIDS

POLICE BLOTTER

DRIVE BY INVESTIGATED: Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred in Canarsie the night of February 5. Comment.

Honest Abe Comin’  to Town

The program, open to the general public, will be held in the Parish House of the New Utrecht Reformed Church, 1831 84th Street. Comment.

Growing Up Hating: More Kids Committing Bias Crimes

Children may be the future, but it may be a future filled with racial hate, mistrust and violence. Comment.

A Doggone Good Year

Gung hay fat choy! Comment.

EXRelay4Life 2 deck

Rotarians’ ‘Gift of Life’ Program Remains Strong In Bay Ridge

Restoration Experts Move

Creative Constructions, which prides itself both its contemporary and historically accurate restorations in Brownstone Brooklyn, views the move to Red Hook as the natural choice. Comment.

Rotarians Help Keep HeartShare Pumping

From left are Bill Guarinello, HeartShares president and CEO, Enrico Ferrara, Verrazano Rotary Clubs immediate past president; Dr. Joseph A. Caruana, and Ralph A. Subbiondo, HeartShares chairman of the Board of Directors. Comment.

Pol Touts New Tax Credit

Poly Prep Signs Up to Play Ball For Notre Dame

Wednesday’s High School scores

Christ the King 79, Cardozo 62. Comment.

Maser gets ‘D,’ passes test

In the biggest game of the year, in front of a standing-room only crowd at Jack Curran Gymnasium, Janine Maser was ready. Comment.

North Shore-LIJ breaks ground for cancer treatment center

The North Shore-Long Island Jewish Health System broke ground on a state-of-the-art, $17 million cancer center located at i.Park in Lake Success Thursday. Comment.

Theme parks unwelcome

Our troops do not die  in vain

New York’s gun control laws help felons

Kissena Park under siege by developers

District 25 parents take new changes in stride

Queens group helps residents get food stamps

Congratulations, St. Fidelis

Protect and preserve

Sad justice

Southeast and Western Queens Community CAlendar

A southeast Queens shakedown

Welcome, Big Brother

Farewell to a son of Queens

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2006

Keziah Jones & FunkFace

Paper Thin, But Politically Powerful

Not so perfect Storm falls to Marquette

Down by 10 points at halftime yet surging, the No. 23 St. John's women's basketball team appeared well on its way to a tremendous second-half comeback. Comment.

Eight Davis darts down ‘Dozo

If there was any doubting the Christ the King boys' basketball team's motivation in Wednesday night's rather meaningless non-league game against Cardozo, Larry Davis emphatically put those thoughts to rest with a barrage of three-pointers in a magical first quarter. Comment.

Bryant blows out LIC, 97-52

What's the proper etiquette for a blowout? Remove the starters at the start of the fourth quarter? Slow the pace down to a screeching halt? In the wake of the brouhaha involving Epiphanny Prince, Murry Bergtraum's star guard who scored 113 points in a terribly lopsided girls' basketball game, the way in which coaches handle blowouts has been put under a microscope. Comment.

Hercules Flexes His Musical Muscles

It’s the Dirty Sock Funtime Band Live!

Music Inspired By the Bard’s Best

African Diaspora Film Festival

Straight Outta Brazil - It’s Carnival Time

Discover the America You Never Knew At the Weeksville Heritage Ctr.

Forest Hills rabbi dies at 58

Feivel Wagner, the longtime rabbi at Young Israel of Forest Hills, died suddenly Tuesday evening, the synagogue said. Comment.

Dining Listings The Art of Aminah Brenda Lynn At the Brooklyn Museum: Journey Back to Ancestral Lands And Beyond With the Artist

Building the Perfect Audience

Slain Dunkin’ Donuts manager mourned in Woodside

The manager of a Harlem Dunkin' Donuts from Woodside who was shot and killed inside the store over the weekend was mourned by family and friends Wednesday. Comment.

Are You Fr. Mapple?

Uptown Gospel In Bklyn

Compelling Compositions

Red Lotus Project

Musicians ‘Wing’ It

Ologunde Brings You Brazil’s Best

Nona Hendryx Workshop

Flushing Sanitation worker who died on job honored

A city Department of Sanitation worker from Flushing killed a year ago while on the job was remembered during a ceremony Wednesday to rename the South Ozone Park garage where he was assigned in his honor. Comment.

Boro leaders rip Hamas after Palestinian election

Boro leaders rip Hamas after Palestinian election Comment.

Queens Council delegation eyes life after term limits

Queens Council delegation eyes life after term limits Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2006

Tuesday’s High School scores

LaSalle Academy 68, Monsignor McClancy 61. Comment.

Sunday’s High School scores

Christ the King 69, Xaverian 50. Comment.

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