Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007

Cavataio commits to St. John’s

St. Francis Prep star Mike Cavataio has verbally committed to play Division I basketball at St. John's next year, the TimesLedger has learned. Comment.

Friday, Jan. 19, 2007

Beware of dangerous stalkers

Beware of stalkers, experts warn

Hunt for note-passing bank bandit: Cops say parolee tried to strike twice

Bklyn’s Old faithful

Dire warning: Less than a two day supply of some blood types

Capt. calls for your support

Thar she blows!

Dire warning about low blood supply

Nadler: Bring troops home

Dirty work at IKEA site

Red Hook Terminal woes

Montgomery begins 11th term in senate

They’ve made merry, now they make mulch

Rubenstein hailed as ‘man of the year’

POLICE BLOTTER

Bracing the flames

Thursday, Jan. 18, 2007

Cancer screen van coming to Jax Hts.

Katz proposes traps for pesky raccoons

Resolve to do martial arts

Chancellor drops by District 27

Angels fall to St. Edmund

Wright’s double-double leads SJU women to upset

QC Knights drop three in a row, lose to Dominican

Castelli gets double-double, but QC women fall to Adelphi

Great Neck Icettes take gold in Lake Placid

Golf Expo comes to Queensboro Community College

Forest Hills upsets Adams

College Round-Up: Charles wins second conference honor

Royals clip Wings

CHSAA All-Queens boys’ soccer Player of the Year

CHSAA All-Queens boys’ soccer Coach of the Year

Wild league wide open

CHSAA All-Queens boys’ soccer teams

Marijuana link eyed in shootings

Cambria Hts. senior center opens

Cash, computer, jewelry taken from Bayside home

Cop union prez helps nab car theft suspects

Douglaston woman says wallet taken at yard sale

Like a scene from a film, MovieWorld robbed: Cops

Insurance fraud charged for man not in LIC crash

Plumber stabbed man with razor knife: Police

Jamaica auto salesman killed in Nassau car lot

Nurse sentenced to jail for patient mistreatment

Forest Hills bank robber leaves without cash: Cops

A friend indeed ends up charged with theft: DA

Bayside woman missing cash from bank account

Boro Hall plan sparks ire

Fight for art

Basically Bach

Plant-O-Rama

Jezebel cares for the homeless

Hone your artistic skills at the Brooklyn Museum

Brooklyn Museum celebrates the wonder of it all

Aardvarks make beautiful music

Loads of family fun on tap

Young playwrights take center stage

Freedom Writers

Stomp The Yard

A free burial

Farewell, Seymour

The Gallery Players dream big time

Come and make yourself at home ‘In the Heights’

Boro pair busted in Picasso heist

‘Book of Signs’

A misanthrope draws the line

Polish roots & American pop

Drawing on life from 1839 to 1936

Silent/Sensory

Faculty showcase plays the classics

Order up tasty music at BAMcafe

Just the right temps for ‘Winter Follies’

The next generation of folk music has arrived in Brooklyn

Misspelled signs removed

Earth Awakened to Mother Nature’s music

Sing the praises of the anti-hero

Begin again with the Slope Singers

Right-wing hypocrisy

Outrage in New Mexico

A prescription for trouble

In defense of S’head H.S.

Impeach Dubya Now!

Release for Israeli captives

Find a place to park

No BS or lies allowed

Thanks for the attention

City Tech makes a science out of success - National Foundation invests almost $2 million in Brooklyn campus

Vanderveer Post Office to host passport fair

Downstate welcomes pain specialist

New clothes, new beginning - Clothing bank opens doors at Brooklyn Army Terminal

Maimonides: Consumer’s best

Chamber to vote on Building Bklyn awards - Nominations for ‘07 being accepted

Festive roots help HeartShare grow

Lifelines for Bklyn caregivers - Agencies offer many vital resources and needed support

Upcoming BWECC meeting

Kudos to a winner on and off the field - Maccabi USA/Sports for Israel honor ‘MVP’

Gentile at your local BPL

Fab labs for st. Edmund kids

Undersea Life at Shellbank

Bishop Kearney H.S. students ace Gordon scholarships

Is it too hot or too cold?

Gavel to Gavel

Ice Breakers mourn fallen winter warrior - Diver’s death saddens members of Coney group

Thanks...you’re all lifesavers

NYPD swears in cadets

And the band (and chorus) played on - Murrow kids get in tune with audiences

Flatlands Civic update

College for seniors

Partnerships Academy helps give grassroots groups a helpful leg up

LICH: the Right Prescription for the nabe

Meet the candidates at Vox Pop

Flatbush Food Coop toasts 30 years serving the community’s health

Grassroots groups give green thumbs up to Partnership Academy

Canarsie takes time out for kid stuff - Neighborhood youngsters treated to petting zoo, games, contests and much more

SUNY Downstate Medical Center welcomes back pain specialist

FAMILY MUSICAL HITS LEHMAN’S STAGE

Bronx parents looking for a wholesome evening out with their children are in luck. Comment.

MOHAMMED ABDUL ALI, S&W MARKET MANAGER, DEAD AT 48

Mohammed Abdul Ali, a longtime community merchant who most recently managed S&W Market on E. Tremont Avenue, died in the early morning of Sunday, January 7, in his Throggs Neck apartment. He was 48. Comment.

KNOWING THE SCORE: WHAT MAKES A SPORT A SPORT

Let me tell you something. It is hard to write a weekly column, especially when you try to focus in on local sports and keep it extremely Bronx specific. Comment.

BACK ON THE BEAM: KENNEDY GYMNASTICS TO REBUILD

Gymnastics is back in full swing, but for Kennedy High School, the year will be a challenging one as the Bronx team looks to rebuild after losing many of its seniors. Comment.

MORRIS PARK PROMOTION SIGNS REALITY TELEVISION BOXING SENSATION

Joey Gilbert, former season one Contender reality television star and world-ranked middleweight boxer, has signed a promotional agreement to fight under the Star Boxing Banner. Comment.

SPELLMAN GIRLS OVERCOME POOR SHOOTING TO BEAT PRESTON

As Spellman and Preston walked off the court, neither team had much to be happy about. Comment.

MYSTERIOUS SLAYING SPARKS INVESTIGATION

Without any leads or suspects, police are investigating the murder of a young Van Nest man stabbed and shot to death in broad daylight on Friday, January 5. Comment.

PRESTON HIGH SCHOOL STEPS INTO THE SPOTLIGHT

It was prominently featured in both the classic movie, School Daze, and the classic series, A Different World, and now the feature film, Stomp the Yard, hopes to do for stepping what Drumline did for school marching bands. But if you want to witness the dance/sport hybrid of stepping up close and personal, Bronxites need only turn to Preston High School. Comment.

WILLIAMSBRIDGE CHURCH BEGINS $10 MILLION COMMUNITY CENTER CAMPAIGN

The Bronx Bethany Church of the Nazarene launched a $10- million capital campaign for a new community center in early December, hosting a brunch to lure potential donors. Comment.

NEW ORGANIZATION GUARANTEES BENEFITS FROM GATEWAY CENTER PROJECT

A year into the construction of the massive Gateway Center mall at E. 149th Street and River Avenue, the organization set up to ensure benefits to the surrounding community hosted two town hall meetings earlier this month to update residents on two upcoming beautification efforts. Comment.

VERIZON TRUCK RUNS AMOK, SLAMS VEHICLE

A Spencer Estate resident is fuming at phone company Verizon after a repair truck clipped and ripped the bumper of his parked car on Wednesday, January 10, then sped off. Comment.

KLEIN WINS TOP SENATE SEAT

Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith tapped Jeff Klein to be his top deputy on January 9, placing the senator in a role he predicted would allow him to have a greater impact on statewide policy and deliver more perks for his sprawling Bronx district. Comment.

ARREST IN KELLY KILLING

BEHIND THE BAR REGULARS TRY HAND AT PATRICK’S PUB

In the crowded neighborhood bar scene, luring a popular bartender to your side can make the difference between Deadsville and a packed house. Comment.

DOE EYES GRADE-SCHOOL ANNEX FOR PEACE & DIVERSITY ACADEMY

Parents calling for a permanent home for a small but space-starved academy based at Lehman High School got an offer from the city last month, but it might not be the one they were hoping for. Comment.

FRANKIE APPRENTICE WATCH

Episode 1: The Car Wash Comment.

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

One of the most significant undertakings of the men of the Columbus Alliance is to make this world a better place for some of the many children who go to school in the Bronx, and for whom Christmas Day is not usually the joyous day it is for all of us who are rich with family and friends. However, especially for the men of the Columbus Alliance, it is a day of good tidings and the joy of Christmas dinner. We all share the wonderful memories of past Christmas dinners including at least seven traditional kinds of fish, from baccala and fish salad, to lobsters fra diavolo, to grandma Comment.

Passport fair coming to Vanderveer Post Office - Residents to get help applying for ‘traveling papers’

Cutting off Bush

Rollicking tribute

Preserving the dream

Accepting nominations for Building Brooklyn awards

Number 1 rating for Maimonides

POLICE BLOTTER

SFC polo shows depth; 2 named All-Americans

Bayside woman killed in Long Island accident

Bishop Ford: Nothin’ but net

Venerable old church bell tolls for Ford - 38th president of the United States is honored with ceremonial chimes

Green thumbs up for youths

Reward for rink shooter

Kearney kids capture Gordon scholarships

Thanks...You’re all lifesavers

Fab labs for St. Edmund kids

Hungry for branches, twigs, logs and leaves

Undersea life at shellbank

Fresh slate for Dyker Heights

New clothes for a new beginning - New York City Clothing Bank opens its doors at Brooklyn Army Terminal

GAVEL TO GAVEL

Auburndale teen pleads guilty to Douglaston bias attack

DA Richard Brown said 19-year-old Kevin Brown, who lives at 196-40 45th Ave. and is the son of a police officer, pleaded guilty in Queens Criminal Court to beating John Lu and Reynold Liang, both 19, on Aug. 12 in Douglaston. The district attorney said the defendant also admitted that he attacked the men because of their race. Comment.

Commission releases report on boro blackout

In its report, the PSC found that Con Ed was poorly prepared for the blackout, utility executives did not comprehend the impact of the outage on western Queens communities and the company did not adequately communicate with customers and elected officials during the blackout. Comment.

Group homes concerns nothing to laugh about

Liu’s Chinese classes overcome ignorance

Immigrants should learn English

Schumer talks the talk, but doesn’t walk the walk

What exactly do our Queens elected officials do?

Oops! Onorato calendar wrong

Glen Oaks needs ticketing officers

Landmark status no cure for Broadway’s zone woes

Bruno should leave state Senate leadership

Banning the ‘N’ word

Bye-bye, mom and pop

A safer place to live

Preservation group silent

St. John’s raises curtain on new study-abroad program

Reach reporter Alex Christodoulides by e-mail at news@timesledger.com or by phone at 718-229-0300, Ext. 155. Comment.

Parkway doctors eye other spots

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