Friday, Jan. 12, 2007

Young scribes poised to win MLK essay contest

Neighbors strengthen bonds through giving

Hungry for branches, twigs, logs and leaves

Creative kids have fun swapping tales

Temps leave ‘em hot & bothered

Baby & the Beep: New Year’s tot shines

Rookies ready for patrol duty

Two-car crackup on Atlantic Ave.

Oh, no! Say it ain’t so, Batman! - Holy double-cross, hero linked to crime

Make recycling work

Danger on the roads

No containers for Bklyn

Atlantic Yards - Phooey!

Whoo-hoo! for Stanley

Green thumbs up for the borough’s 11th annual mulchfest

Luxury housing sinks new schools

A letter from the editor

POLICE BLOTTER

Anti-War protest held in Jackson Heights

The protesters held signs and chanted anti-war slogans outside the Army Recruiting Center at the corner of 82nd Street and Roosevelt Avenue in the hours before Bush's prime-time address to the nation. Comment.

Second DAughter Born to Addabbo

Addabbo announced Jan. 9 that his wife, Dawn, had given birth to their second daughter, Arianna, around 12 p.m. Addabbo said Arianna weighed in at 8 pounds 3 ounces. Comment.

Police arrested 15-year-old in Kew Gds. Hills graffiti spree

Police from the 107th Precinct arrested 15-year-old "Zing," who lives in the area but whose real name was not released because of his age, Tuesday on 51 counts of criminal mischief after he allegedly graffiti-tagged a swathe up and down Main Street from 72nd Avenue to Union Turnpike, the precinct said. Comment.

Supreme Team boss on trial for murder

McGriff faces the death penalty in the case. He is accused of ordering the murders of Troy Singleton and Eric Smith in 2001 in addition to running a drug-dealing enterprise, with a stash house in Maryland, that allegedly distributed cocaine, heroin and crack, prosecutors said. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 11, 2007

2006 TimesLedger All-Queens football team

Some question Jamaica rezone

Rezone plan sparks uproar

Police investigate death of Springfield Gdns. boy

Man leaves car running and it disappears: Cops

Flushing woman, 74, run down by SUV

Elmhurst resident loses wallet, phone to thieves

Police in Astoria bust man for reckless driving

Lady of the evening loses 5 clients to cops

Driver busted for beer, swerving over lines: Cops

Car rolls onto sidewalk as driver flees from cops

Man startled by police drops knife, tools: Cops

Teen killed on tracks buried

Fresh Meadows boy becomes Eagle Scout

Police seek armed woman bank robber

Meng aide indicted on fraud

Fundraisers

Step into his Guyanese getaway

Business Calendar

Reel Truth

Western Queens Community Calendar

Southeast Queens Community Calendar

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

Western Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Southeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Northeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Maccabi USA hails its ‘MVP’

Shutterbugs shed light on recycling

HeartShare does it again!

Students, teachers bridge generation gap with seniors

New Utrecht church bell chimes once again

City Tech reaches out to gay & lesbian students

A bumper crop for City Harvest

Seth Low shines as bright as B’way

P.S. 255 stages a holiday show-stopper

Roy H. Mann musicians strike up the band

St. Athanasius Church spreads the light

Talented P.S. 215 kids wow the crowd

Bensonhurst man marks 100th year

Temps leave ‘em hot & bothered

Top prizes for MLK essays

Downstate to screen ‘Ideas’

Dems do it right for kids

Green thumbs up for Partnerships Academy - City program helps local green advocates sow successful seeds

Tourists make borough the hottest place on Earth

The lush rainforests of Brazil, the scenic landscapes and exotic cities of Morocco...and the hot dog- eating contest in Brooklyn? Comment.

Green thumbs for Partnerships Academy

Roy H. Mann Musicians Strike up the Band

St. Athanasius Church Spreads the Light

Tourists make us the hottest place on earth - Brooklyn tops Lonely Planet’s best list

The lush rainforests of Brazil, the scenic landscapes and exotic cities of Morocco...and the hot dog- eating contest in Brooklyn? Comment.

Blaze drives CB14 out onto 16th Street

St. Francis Prep hoops it up at Aviator - They leave new tourney as champions

Tourists make us the hottest place on Earth - Brooklyn tops Lonely Planet’s ‘Bluelist’ for best travel destinations in ’07

The lush rainforests of Brazil, the scenic landscapes and exotic cities of Morocco...and the hot dog- eating contest in Brooklyn? Comment.

That’s using your head!

Hadassah’s Festival of Lights

A B.I.G. Way to Rejoice in the Season

Joy to the World, Celebrate in the Nabe

LICH: The Best Prescription for People

Guild Enters into a Whole New Era

Area Students ‘chew on’ Good Health

Kids get a big hand for the Holidays

HeartShare raises over $100,000 to aid children

Torrid temps

Disabled blocked!

Brooklyn touted as Hot Spot for Travelers

The lush rainforests of Brazil, the scenic landscapes and exotic cities of Morocco...and the hot dog- eating contest in Brooklyn? Comment.

Baby & the Beep: Marty visits New Year’s tot

Crowded field races to replace Clarke -Special election is a golden opportunity for many seeking public office

Letter from the editor

Hospital Fights off Death Warrant

Top prizes for young MLK essay scribes

Flatbush BID brings the party home

Hey, Baby! welcome to the world in 2007!

Day in the life of Long Island College Hospital - Vital Medical Center prescribes the right dose of community caring

Seaview Jewish Ctr. programs

Weird winter temps leave ‘em hot & bothered

Curtain goes up on new ‘Ideas’ - Film Spotlights Dr. Deas

Brooklyn touted as hot spot for travelers

The lush rainforests of Brazil, the scenic landscapes and exotic cities of Morocco...and the hot dog- eating contest in Brooklyn? Comment.

DEADLINE EXTENDED FOR LEHMAN HS ADULT COURSES

Local residents now have until Saturday, January 13, to apply for a host of college-level adult-education courses set to begin at Lehman High School later this month. Comment.

TIRELESS TN ACTIVIST, LOUISE SCOPAC, 85

Louise Scopac, the tireless Throggs Neck activist who committed decades to an array of civic groups, from school boards to Community Board 10 to the 45th Precinct Community Council, died on Saturday, January 6, at Einstein Hospital. She was 85. Comment.

TRAFFIC NIGHTMARE: ST. PAUL VS. BURR: PROPOSED TRAFFIC SIGNAL IRKS ALREADY DISTRAUGHT RESIDENTS

Nine months after the city reversed the direction of a one-block stretch of St. Paul Avenue to divert unwanted traffic, residents of neighboring blocks are saying the change has made their streets unlivable and are asking Community Board 10 to consider new options. Comment.

JUDGE DELAYS WSMC

If the state commission that chose which hospitals should close by mid-2008 had taken popularity into account, Westchester Square Medical Center would have been in the clear. Comment.

IMMACULATE CONCEPTION BREEDS STUDENT SCIENTISTS WITH NEW LAB

The students at Immaculate Conception School on E. 151 st Street began the school year with a brand new science lab, which promises to add an applied learning experience to their education. Comment.

DEWITT CLINTON ADDS TO ADDAMS SLIDE, DESPITE ROSTER SHORTAGE

For Jane Addams, it was a chance to redeem itself after three straight losses and pull off a victory against the first place DeWitt Clinton. Comment.

E. TREMONT AVE. 7-ELEVEN CHANGES HANDS

After nearly 10 years, the three well-liked owners of the 7-Eleven on E. Tremont Avenue sipped their final Slurpee last week, moving on to new business ventures but promising to always remember their loyal customers. Comment.

BOXING RETURNS: PUNCHIN AT THE PARADISE II

After the recent success of Punchin at the Paradise on Friday, December 8, Star Boxing president Joe DeGuardia recently announced the second in a series of fights to take place at the beautifully renovated Paradise Theatre. Comment.

JAMES MONROE CAMPUS TO HONOR MLK AT BASKETBALL INVITATIONAL

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. vision of non-violence, six Bronx high schools will battle it out on the hardwood courts of James Monroe Campus High School during a day of friendly competition. Comment.

KNOWING THE SCORE: GREATEST SPORTS MOVIES EVER

The holiday break is over and now I can concentrate on what matters most: me. You should do the same. Comment.

SLAM SENIOR EDITOR DISCUSSES GED STUDENT

The basketball season is in full swing in high school, college and the professional ranks and helping to make sense of it all is Khalid Salaam, senior editor of SLAM magazine, but when he is not covering the glitz and glamour often associated with b-ball, he is giving back, offering his words of wisdom to those who are facing a similar path in life. Comment.

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

The Bronx Comment.

AT PETE

Weather melts icy hearts - Al Gore is right, say Arctic swimmers

B’hurst man toasts 100th birthday!

Hadassah’s festival of lights

A B.I.G. way to rejoice in the season

LICH: the best prescription for people

Guild enters into a whole new era

Area students ‘chew on’ good health

Kids get a big hand for the holidays

POLICE BLOTTER

In the dead of winter

EARTH’S BEST PLACE - Bklyn tops tourist list

The lush rainforests of Brazil, the scenic landscapes and exotic cities of Morocco...and the hot dog- eating contest in Brooklyn? Comment.

What are they teaching?

Discipline is the key

Bring back NYC football

Going out with a gripe

Totally unacceptable

A ‘no’ vote for Kerry

What’s on the menu?

Religious readings

Bowing to big money

2006 TimesLedger All-Queens football Coach of the Year

They breezed through undefeated and beat MSIT in the championship game. Comment.

2006 TimesLedger All-Queens football Player of the Year

Kevin Williams had never played quarterback before, but when starter Danny Hussey suffered a season-ending concussion, Holy Cross's athletic leader stepped up to fill the void. Comment.

Don’t replace one bureaucracy with another

Good-bye, Gov. Pataki, and please take your ads with you

When it comes to group homes, CB 11 is not the enemy

Traffic-ticketing cops welcome in Glen Oaks

No Child Left Behind Act penalizes our children

Not a penny

Clockwork Orange incident in Queens

Dial-a vigil

Kew Gardens woman recalls story of survival

Rangel takes office as Ways Means chief

Little Neck man in coma

Ozone Pk. teen still missing

Maltese plans aid for businesses

EAST ELMHURST - A 36-year-old East Elmhurst man was fatally shot in a traffic dispute on 94th Street near LaGuardia Airport Tuesday night, police said.

Park assaults provoke memories of ‘01 rape

St. Helen of Howard Beach wins holiday tourneys

SJU women fall to 4-10 after loss to Hoyas

St. John’s men fall to No. 25 West Virginia

Sanchez’s 15 not enough as Lady Knights fall

Molloy hockey gets revenge on Fordham Prep

Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2007

Jazz up January with some of Brooklyn’s best

Flushing woman, 74, run down by SUV

Police from the 109th Precinct said the incident occurred around 10:44 p.m. Sunday. Comment.

Baby left in Jax Hts. dumpster

Lucilia Rojas, 25, was being held in custody pending arraignment in Queens Criminal Court in Kew Gardens, where she will be formally charged with second-degree murder, tampering with evidence and disposing of a body without a permit, according to the DA. Comment.

Elmhurst resident loses wallet, phone to thieves

According to the police, two men knocked on the door of a residence at approximately 5:45 p.m. and displayed a handgun. Comment.

Meng aide indicted on fraud

Simon Ting, 42, of 140-14 28th Rd. in Flushing, was charged with offering a false instrument and procuring fraudulent documents to be used for voter registrations, the spokesman said. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2007

‘The View from Here’: Brooklyn artists take in the whole wide world

Bloom in winter

Get surreal with DIAVOLO dancers

It’s kid stuff, that’s art, too

The perfect songs for the weekend

88 keys, and tons of new piano music

Night at the Museum

My Thai Cafe: Feast on Far Eastern fusion

Excuse me, literary lion, can you please pass the potatoes?

Eyes on the prize!

It’s a great day in Brooklyn’s garden

Kids Cafe Fest

Catch a rising star

Enjoy chamber music evenings

Call goes out for perfect Alouette recipe

Last chance for silly sweethearts

Inside the mind of a choreographer

Let’s celebrate King’s dream with friends

Angels, accordions, tigers, muses & more

Ace actors have ‘07 mapped out

The Muse Fuse sets it off anew

Middle Passage saga stirs souls

Something dirty, something new

‘Schooldayz’ are here again for new photog

Superfine work from Rosen

Take a step inside Brass Tree’s acoustic grove

Celebrate King’s fight for equality

Family mourns Rego Park boy hit by LIRR train

Ari Kraft, 13, was allegedly graffiti tagging the walls of the LIRR tracks at approximately 5:40 p.m. Friday when an eastbound train heading to Huntington, L.I., hit him near 63rd Drive and Austin Street, a few blocks from his home, authorities said. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 8, 2007

Paerdegat Pk overflows with cheer

St. Finbar’s is in fine voice

Santa rides a horse and buggy

An extra special visit from St. Nick

Season’s Cheer around the tree of life

P.S. 153 welcomes St. Nick

Ave Z Jewish Ctr. hosts bond drive

Covered in holiday cheer

Holidays strike a chord with P.S. 207

Santa makes a special delivery to family

Mall makes merry with shoppers

Hey, Santa...what did you bring us?

A big way to rejoice in the season

Joy to the world, celebrate in the nabe

It’s ye olde fashioned way to cheer

I.S. 234 strikes a winter chord

William McKinley School 259 salutes wintertime

Teaming up for toy drive

Bay View Houses toasts the season

Merry, Merry, Mayhem with the Beep

Hey, Santa Claus, don’t you work in albany?

On top of Brooklyn’s giant Menorah

A VIP Hanukkah with Bloomy

2 charged in Flushing Meadows attacks

Yovanni Rivera, 17 of 54th Avenue in Corona was charged with the robbery and murder of Carlos Flores, 40, of Ridgewood, whose body was found Dec. 5 in a pond in the Flushing Meadows Corona Park, prosecutors said. Flores had been killed with a machete, they said. Comment.

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