Friday, Jan. 26, 2007

‘Bush is a clown’

Dance to the NY Waltz

State of our schools

Donut-lovin’ manners

Special permit debate

Dollars and common sense - City budget agreement brings money to parks, arts

OEM chief honors nabe CERT team

New York Methodist Hospital offers top notch cardiac services for women

Ten hut! New gym demands results - New Boot Camp Fitnesses guarantees you’ll lose weight, feel better if you follow thier lead

Merchants’ 5th Ave. BID plans steam ahead

Granted, these groups are great - Park Slope Civic Council doles out money to neighborhood groups

Borough teens are judge and jury

A bit of ‘Jurassic Pk’ in Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Chris Meenan saves the day

Chris Meenan saves the day and Courier-Life’s ass by being the only member of the Town News team who can figure out what the hell is happening with Zwire Site Manager software. Comment.

Son gives dad gift of life for Christmas - Child donates kidney to save 69-year-old family patriarch suffering from renal failure

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Cambria Hts. man convicted in cop shooting

Lasana Philbert, 21, of 117-36 229th St., was found guilty of assault on a police officer in an June 14, 2005 incident where 105th Precinct Police Officer Christopher Wiesnewski's gun went off during a struggle for the weapon in a Cambria Heights park, Brown said. Comment.

Nonprofit group seeks short teen models

An audition will be held Jan. 27 from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at JHS 216, 64-20 175th St. Volunteers must complete a questionnaire and release forms available at www.wooshortstack.org. For more information call Hal Eisenberg at 718-916-6037. Comment.

Estranged son gives gift of life to dad - His grown child offers desperately needed kidney as best holiday gift after years apart

Blood banks face shortage - Supply reaches ‘emergency level’ after holidays

POLICE BLOTTER

Teen banned from Shea after faking press pass

Ryan Leli, 18, of Head of Harbor, L.I., was fined $1,000 and banned from Shea Stadium and Keyspan Park for three years. In August, Leli was charged with criminal possession of a forged instrument, falsifying business records, petty larceny, criminal possession of stolen property, criminal impersonation and trespassing, after he used a fake NBC press badge to get into restricted areas, including the playing field, press box, clubhouse and dugouts, the DA said. The original charges carried a possible sentence of up to seven years in prison, according to the DA. Comment.

Elmhurst charged with setting 18 fires

The man, identified as Kareem Jamal Walters, 26, was charged with multiple counts of arson, assault, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief, according to the DA. He could face 25 years in prison if convicted. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 25, 2007

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Queens-born Art Buchwald dies

Fatal shot reclassified to self-inflicted injury

Northeast Queens Arts Calendar

Car theft scam lands woman in trouble: DA

Faked press pass gets teen banned from Shea

Kew Gardens Hills man charged with robbery: DA

Hollis Hills robber takes

Driver, passenger hurt as car hits school bus

Far Rockaway man dies in head-on car accident

Elmhurst man, 19, charged with mugging

Crooked ex-cop jailed for money launder scam

School bus, car collision causes 1 death, 7 injuries

Officials slam plan for St. Joe’s

Boro libraries to fight cancer

Hillary-Borja

NYFD paramedics rescue ailing rookie

The Women and Work Program

NE Jewish community center organizes winter coat drive

Valentines for Veterans sought

Friends of Library forming Feb. 3

Free housing workshop offered

Recycling fund-raiser helping Queens pro bono law project

Mr. Met fund-raiser raises $60K

MLHS to offer entrance exams

So, who’s getting paid?

Some very fine writing

Thanks for the support

MLHS offers driving course

Forever Dodger blue

Mayor Avella for NYC

A rush to judgement?

Maspeth Bird Haven seeks funds

Team Edmund does it right

Sweet Lou: merchants hail Powsner

Touro College offers ethics talks

Bulkhead showdown in the Bay

Junior Achievement job shadow program needs business hosts

A bit of ‘Jurassic Pk’ in Bklyn

Third time’s a charm for this state senator

United Spinal Assoc. promotes King to associate executive job

Totten mercury update set Jan. 11

Lost your wheels?

Show me the study! MBCG cries

Storytime in Bowne Park

A little bit of ‘Jurassic park’ at botanic garden

Third time’s a charm in the senate

Sweet lou: merchants hail powsner

Free ESOL classes in Flushing

Dredge opponents to hold special forum - Foes maintain city’s plans will pollute local waters

FDNY fights cancer, too

Gala installation

Penguins march into classroom

111 Pct. recruiting Blockwatchers

City Tech’s Teacher Education program - Chair says courses are easily on par with larger schools like Hunter and Columbia

Maccabi USA/Sports salutes this year’s ‘most valuable player’

NY Methodist Hospital’s stellar class - New nurse technicians are the right Rx

Perry celebrates 8th term in Assembly

Literary ‘Diva’ inspires kids - McAuley H.S. hosts author

Defensive driving course to be offered in Bayside

ST. DOMINIC

BROTHERLY QUARTET UNWRAPS WRAP CITY, SERVING UP WEB ACCESS

Maybe Throggs Neck is becoming SoHo chic, after all. Comment.

COUPLE DEBUTS RUSSIAN-INSPIRED WORK IN C.I.

Two artistically driven east Bronx residents are sharing their passion with the rest of the borough this month, having their latest works displayed at the Focal Point Gallery on City Island. Comment.

WHITE RAPPER SHOW SPOTLIGHTS SOUTH BRONX

Will the next Slim Shady please stand up? Comment.

SHCA OFFERS SENIORS NETWORK WITH DEBUT OF 50-PLUS CLUB

The Schuyler Hill Civic Association announced the grand opening of its Fifty and Over Club on Tuesday, January 9, welcoming neighborhood seniors and not-quite-seniors to spend their afternoons together and meet their neighbors. Comment.

BRONX SCHOOLS GIVE THEIR ALL DURING MLK BASKETBALL CLASSIC

The first James Monroe Campus High School Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Invitational Basketball Classic is in the books and a slam-dunk for the Bronx. Comment.

STAR BOXING ANNOUNCES BRONX UNDERCARD FOR PUNCHIN AT PARADISE

Scheduled bouts in support of the 12-round IBF Comment.

ADDAMS

GOTHAM GIRLS: FAST PACED ACTION

Everyone has heard about roller derby at one time or another, but while it is a well-known spectacle from our past, what is roller derby really all about and what exactly makes it a sport? Comment.

LEHMAN LIONS FALL 61 TO 46 TO F. DOUGLASS

If lions truly are the kings of the jungle then Lehman would rule the Bronx and Frederick Douglass Academy would rule Manhattan, but when both teams collided on Thursday, January 18, only one walks away as the true king of New York. Comment.

SUPER SATURDAY SHOWCASE: BRONX ATHLETES TO COMPETE

Bronx high school athletes will have a chance to shine on the hardwood when Blue Chip Basketball hosts the 4th Annual Super Saturday High School Basketball Showcase at Archbishop John Carroll High School in Radnor, Pennsylvania this weekend. Comment.

HIGH SCHOOL SPORTS TV SIGNS FOX SPORTS - CHSAA BASEKTBALL DEAL

Tickets to the Friday, February 2, big rivalry game between St. Raymond High School for Boys and Rice are going to be hard to come by, but anyone who misses out can wait until the next day and watch the big game from the comfort of their own home. Comment.

VICTIM

A convicted cold-blooded killer could be setting his sights on Throggs Neck, but one resident is doing everything in her power, including asking for help from the community, to keep the man who killed her sister behind bars, where she says he belongs. Comment.

WITH DR. KING IN MIND, SOBRO YOUTH SPRUCE UP SHELTER

Local youth who are enrolled in a program that helps them earn a GED while learning construction skills gave back to their community on Monday, January 15, painting the hallways and doors of a soup kitchen on Webster Avenue. Comment.

SOPHIE HUMANITZKI CELEBRATES 100TH

45TH PCT. REPORTS 52 GRAFFITI ARRESTS IN 

For the second straight year, the 45th Precinct released the names and addresses of non-juveniles arrested for graffiti-related crimes in the past 12 months, and once again the list suggests that the recent upswing in vandalism has come at the hands of local youth. Comment.

KELLY MURDER SUSPECT CLAIMS ALIBI

BOROUGH ROBBERY SPREE HITS 49TH

After a recent spree of bodega robberies across the borough, the 49th Precinct will be keeping a watchful eye on the area as two crimes have already hit local pavement. Comment.

FRANKIE APPRENTICE WATCH

Episode 3: LA Comment.

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Catherine Devine, the matriarch of a Throggs Neck family that has produced leaders in veterans Comment.

Sweet Lou: merchants hail powsner

Pataki announces trail money

Your cash is  always king

Botanic Garden goes B.C.

Sweet lou: merchants hail Powsner

A special delivery of frankincense

Nothin’ but net for straight shooters

Great day for in-laws

 An Evening of Fine Food

POLICE BLOTTER

Parents demand school extensions

GAVEL TO GAVEL

Voting machine debate

Here she is, hopefully, Miss America!

Padavan shouldn’t be judged by grant administration

Co-op board law means fewer lawsuits

City Council should forget the co-op law

Empowerment hurts maintenance

Doing the right thing to house disabled adults

Ageless Tales

Accountability

Why the wait?

Deadly delay

A voice in Albany

Holding fire

Woodhaven block group hears good crime news

Man held in Woodside slay

Willow Lake reopens on limited basis

Parkway sues state to stay open

Western Queens Community Calendar

Wright on the money from 3

Wilson’s clutch free throws seal win for Queens College

Southeast Queens Community Calendar

Campus Magnet and Cardozo qualify for Millrose Games

Prep star commits to SJU

The Butler Did It: A weekend to remember

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

Jazz great Fitzgerald to get own postal stamp

Southeast Queens Arts Calendar

Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007

Yeah, so now you care?

One more parting shot

No way to treat people

In Gershbein’s corner

‘A voice of sanity’

Opposed to Atlantic Yds.

Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007

Photographic ‘Flight Patterns’

‘Forth Estate’

Dynamic dojo

A subway ride, sans MetroCard

Inside the artist’s world

Get swept up in this dreamy world

Learn how to become Cupid’s personal chef

Mush to see Balto and pals

Smokin’ Aces

Song showcase

Bobbie’s surprise

Heavenly choirs match vocal chords

5 gets you 30

Get a charge out of ‘Tranzducer’

Spend a night in the marketplace

Suddenly taking a backseat in NYC

Some very exciting ‘Couplings’

A new take on an old ‘Death’

Les Ballets Africains in Bklyn

Hammer head: Pain proof man astounds

Love is a many splendid thing at the museum

Parents, puppets and something queer from BAX

Monday, Jan. 22, 2007

POLICE BLOTTER

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