Friday, Feb. 9, 2007

Pioneering artist turns 93 - Celebration hails Inge Hardison

City Tech excels at field work - Students hit the ground running for Harlem study

Give ‘Poppa’ a good home

Workout for St. Jude benefits kids

Reaching out to autistic kids - New HeartShare School opens to aid families

Upcoming civic meetings

A venomous ode

In the Donald’s corner

Put the blame on O’Malley

Rosie versus Trump

Speaking for the ‘Others’

What global warming?

Bring the troops home

Telling it like it really is

CONSUMERS’ CORNER

Winter bites back

Hoyt Street Association offers nabe low-down - Plenty of useful info and fun on tap at meet

Outstanding student to study in China

LICH doctors urge Brooklyn women to become heart smart

Ft. Greene is frost-bitten

Bandit shot inside bank

Albee Square Mall is sold

Hoyt Street Association presents fun & information

Faith in disaster planning

Jack Frost was here

At home with Halstead Property LLC. - ‘We don’t want to just be in the neighborhood, we want to be part of the neighborhood

Halstead Property LLC: At home in the community

POLICE BLOTTER

Helping women beat heart disease

Big Brother on 86th St.

Cuomo suing oil firms to clean Newtown Creek

Cuomo's suit is the fourth to be filed against the oil giant following a 2005 class action suit by residents of Greenpoint, Brooklyn; a suit filed by Tarrytown environmental advocacy group Riverkeeper, which also included Council members Eric Gioia (D-Sunnyside) and David Yassky (D-Brooklyn) and Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz; and a recent suit from Riverkeeper which alleged that Exxon was operating a pollution pipe along the Greenpoint side of the creek without a proper federal permit. Comment.

HUD finds sex offenders in public housing: Gioia

A majority of public housing in Queens is located in Gioia's western Queens district, including Astoria Houses, Woodside Houses, Ravenswood Houses in Astoria and Long Island City's Queensbridge Houses, which is the largest public housing development in the nation. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 8, 2007

Major crime drops in Queens in 2006

Armstrong’s pride on display in Corona

Cross exacts revenge

College Round-Up: Hill’s college career could be over

The Butler Did It: Gaels can finally smile

Jamaica rezone plan unveiled

Taxi driver from Queens returns left-behind gems

Police arrest two teens in Ozone Park robbery

JHS 37 student used stolen credit card: Cops

Little Neck resident sees burglar steal Rolex

LIC woman, 31, arrested on prostitution charge

Elmhurst man, 28, dies following double crash

Sanitation man arrested on prostitution charge

Flushing man’s chase ends with larceny charge: Cops

Jewelry, silver taken from Flushing home: Cops

Bayside DOT engineer sentenced for child porn

Store camera sees all in Astoria theft: Police

Police give no quarter as man goes for machine

Fiery blaze ousts residents

No. 7 line to close for weekend work

Happy Lunar New Year, Queens!

You need to be heart smart - LICH urges women to guard against a killer

On the front lines of MS - Maimonides offers many treatment options for patients

Winter is cool at the local NIA - Students enjoy a special season of events and programming

Maimonides shows heart - Cardiac Institute is ranked among nation’s very best

Valentines for veterans sought

Traffic chief takes new post at CUNY - Iris Weinshall to oversee university’s 5-year capital construction project

Maimonides makes healthy grade - Medical Center receives high marks for health care

Pennies from heaven

Stars shine on outstanding P.S. 255 students

Cultivating a new crop of Brooklyn nurses - Lunch & Learn partnership introduces youngsters to exciting career opportunities

St. John’s Voices of Victory to sing at Carnegie Hall Feb. 22

HARP vol dies suddenly - Floyd Bennett preservationists mourn Sam Zins

Cheers for newly released Section 8 housing vouchers

‘Steal’ a new home - Below-market houses now available

Guide to upcoming civic meetings

Nonprofit seeks short teen models

Shocking CB15 exit

Recycling fund-raiser helping Queens pro bono law project

Inside the ‘school of excellence’

A gift only a plant could love:heart-shaped compost cookies

‘Bottled up’ in Jamaica Bay - Trash heap sparks call for change

Woodhaven Richmond Hill Volunteer Corps back

Community Boards 7, 11 have open seats: Avella

Halstead Property LLC: At home in the community

SFC water polo players named to All-American squad

S.T.R.I.K.E. 3! You’re in: Caps for kids

‘Homicide’ rules the wrestling ring

Just call her the ‘Kingpin’

HARP mourns - Sam Zins dies suddenly after years of working on historical aircraftloss of volunteer

DOT chief accepts new post with City University of New York

‘13’ is this congressman’s lucky number

P.S. 276 singers hit all the right notes

Practically ‘buzzing’ with student success

Klondike derby days return to coney

LICH urges women to get heart smart

Smart and savvy Murrow H.S. students win the ‘triple crown’

AT NEW SCHOOL, WARY PARENTS CAN OBSERVE CHILDREN FROM AFAR

Parents are often uneasy when sending their little ones off to preschool. Can the staff be trusted? Will my child learn the fundamentals? Comment.

FOUR MORE VANDALS FOLLOW SNEZ

The capture of Snez apparently proved a good-luck charm for the 49th Precinct, which just five hours later apprehended four more vandals. Comment.

FOLLOWING CONTROVERSY; BOARD 4 OKAYS PRE-MEETING PAYER, PLEDGE

Community Board 4 passed a formal proposal on December 12 to begin each meeting with a short prayer, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance, concluding a controversial debate over the role of religion in civic meetings. Comment.

FATE OF PP PROPERTY HANGS IN BALANCE

The owner of the vacant parcel beside the Pelham Parkway horse stables is nearing a decision on whether to develop the property or sell it to the highest bidder, he said. Comment.

COLUMBUS EXPLORERS DEFEAT TILDEN 57-33; SIGN OF THINGS TO COME

The girls from the Columbus Explorers may have received the shot in the arm they needed to pull away in the Bronx B II Division with a big showing at the PSAL Girls B Basketball Showcase at the High School for Construction. Comment.

BATTLE OF 1ST PLACE TEAMS: GOMPERS BEATS DODGE

Gompers stands atop the Bronx A East Division with a 13-2 record while Grace Dodge has clinched first place in the Bronx A West Division with a commanding 13-2 record of its own. Comment.

GRISANTI WATCH: COUNTDOWN TO 1,000 POINTS

As Spellman beat St. Barnabas 49 to 38 and overcome the scoring threat of Nadia Peters (17 points), Kasey Grisanti came closer to making history with 18 pts, despite being 0-7 from three-point range. Comment.

LEHMAN HALTS MONROE’S ADVANCE; PLAYOFF HOPEFULS

With the pressure on, the Lehman Lions were able to prevail. Comment.

RAVENS LOST TO RICE AS TWO SENIORS PREPARE FOR COLLEGE

It was a bittersweet pill to swallow as the St. Raymond Ravens lost a disappointing battle to their rivals, Rice, in front of their home crowd. Comment.

KNOWING THE SCORE: SUPER BOWL REBOUND

What a weekend!! Comment.

SOPHOMORE SWIM SENSATION: KELLIE LYVER DOES PRESTON PROUD

When it comes to swimming, Preston High School student, Kellie Lyver, is leaving everyone in the water. Comment.

VILLA MARIA ACADEMY HOSTS ANNUAL BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

The future athletic stars are at Villa Maria Academy. Comment.

HISTORIC AFC RAPID SOCCER: IMPACTING 800 BRONX YOUTH FOR OVER 30 YEARS

There are many wonderful sounds you can associate with the fall and winter, but none are more pleasant than the sounds of kids, parents and coaches alike enjoying the game of soccer at the Balcom Avenue field in Throggs Neck. Comment.

CONTROVERSY IN MAIN EVENT AT THE PARADISE; SHEA WINS CO-FEATURE

The temperatures were below freezing on Thursday night, January 25th, but the action in Loews Paradise Theater was not. Comment.

NYSAC REVERSE ‘PARADISE LOST’ FINISH

After a meeting with representatives of Team Cauthen, Team Frank and Star Boxing CEO Joe DeGuardia regarding the bout, the NYSAC ruled that the bout ended as a result of an unintentional headbutt, and not a punch. Comment.

I.S. 192 PHASEOUT SET FOR 2009

Beginning in the fall, sixth-graders who would normally enroll at I.S. 192 will attend one of two new schools in the same building on Hollywood Avenue, as the Department of Education phases out the larger middle school for good, officials announced last week. Comment.

ST. PAT’S PARADE SET FOR MARCH 11

PROPERTY VALUE SURGE: HOMEOWNERS FEEL EFFECT

Six years ago, after living years in the same home on Wilcox Avenue for three decades, Joseph and Jeanette Incognoli saw that home burn to the ground. Rather than move out of Throggs Neck, they decided to erect an even larger home in its place. Comment.

THIS WINTER’S START BRINGS PROGRESS AT BRONX PARKS

With all the talk of climate change this winter, plenty of nature-lovers at the Parks Department were surely on edge as mild temperatures snuck into December, then January. Comment.

ST. F. DE C. GIDGETS GO UNDEFEATED; EYE STATE CHAMPIONSHIP REPEAT

Could history be repeating itself? Comment.

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Jacobi Medical Center recently treated its youngest patient ever with Hyperbaric Medicine. On January 23, Dr. Fran Brooks, assistant director of Emergency Medicine at Vassar Brother Hospital in Poughkeepsie, received incoming patients from a local apartment house fire. Among the patients were Margarita Lopez Antonio and her infant daughter, Yaquelin Lopez Antonio. Yaquelin, born prematurely, was showing signs of elevated CO in her blood tests. Comment.

Big Brother on 86th St.

LICH appeals to Brooklyn women to become heart smart

Battling multiple sclerosis in Bklyn

Healthy grade indeed for Maimonides Medical Ctr.

Disaster planning in Bklyn

97 years of scouting: Let’s have a jamboree!

At home with Halstead Property LLC. - ‘We don’t want to just be in the neighborhood, we want to be part of the neighborhood

Retreat forges new bonds

TV cook helps revamp twain kitchen

Maimonides among the nation’s best - Cardiac Unit is ranked as one of the most outstanding in the United States

GAVEL TO GAVEL

‘IDEAS’ premieres at Downstate - Motion picture chronicles MD’s many contributions

POLICE BLOTTER

Kudos to Dyker activist - Vella-Marrone nominated for EPA Quality Award

Western Queens Community Calendar

Southeast Queens Community Calendar

Great pick as chairman

In Mike Nelson’s corner

Here’s to your health

Where were you, Carlo?

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

Hands off the Beach

A poem for Ahmadinejad

Park association slams assistant commissioner

David Oats, the chairman of the Flushing Meadows-Corona Park World's Fair Association, called on Mayor Michael Bloomberg to replace Assistant Queens Parks Commissioner Estelle Cooper, who heads the park.In a report released Feb. 5 from the organization titled "The State of the Park 2007," it said the park was being damaged through poor management and destructive uses.The report recommendations included the removal of Cooper, the creation of a full or partial police precinct in the park, and a halt to the practice of parking on the grass during sporting events. Comment.

Bus disruptions not worth savings

Back to School Orientation a must

Padavan’s funding saves NE Queens nonprofits

CB 11’s Iannece bids farewell

In praise of Officer Borja’s son

Western Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There is no bigotry over group homes

Landmarks group is the enemy

The appeals begin

Cash for missing link

The busing fiasco

Spitzer gets his comptroller fight

Southeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Jailed Astoria man released

Poll of Juniper Park dog run held by civic

Northeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2007

Queens Council members dodge Israeli rocket attack

The group of about 20 people, including 11 City Council members from several boroughs and officials from the UJA Federation, had arrived in Israel Sunday on a Jewish Community Relations Council mission, Quinn said. They were in a meeting with Eli Moyal, the mayor of Sderot, a city of approximately 25,000 which is prone to rocket attacks, when the red alert alarm sounded at 4:10 p.m. local time, Quinn said. Comment.

Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2007

Slay the dragon

‘Violet’ blooms

Two great shows at Billie’s

Batoto Yetu dances and delights kids

A rose by any other name...

Moving Day: Artist takes fresh look at packin’ up

The Dominican diaspora explored

Filmmakers take you into the heart of the African experience

Have dinner with ‘The Lady Eve’

It’s the Return of the ‘Scopitones’

Showtime for classic cinema

Hey kids, pass the popcorn and milk duds

Motown greats

The Trapezoids: Music set free

Toot, Toot, Tootsie, don’t cry, here’s Al

Brooklyn Next: The rhythm of a borough

Cupid gets a online

Even the animals in the jungle do it

Power up your Pokemon

Oops! a bad note

Persuasions live

Get your shot of cool brooklyn Jazz

A whole year to be an absolute ‘boar’

Black history rises off the page at the BPL

Monday, Feb. 5, 2007

Public High Schools

30-20 Thomson Ave. Comment.

Queens Elementary Schools

85-15 258th St. Comment.

Music Groups

65-30 Kissena Blvd., Flushing Comment.

Towns sworn into 13th term as congressman

Bank of America opens on Myrtle Ave. - Ribbon cut on new branch, merchants join ‘Home grown and locally owned’ campaign

Fallen athlete remembered - School retires number of 2000 graduate

Rotary parties its heart out at Gift of Life fundraiser

MOVIE PREMIERE HONORS DEDICATED PHYSICIAN

PARTYING FOR A GOOD CAUSE

NASA ‘SPACE CASE’ LANDS AT BAY ACADEMY

Seniors

Central Information & Referral Comment.

Arts Groups

99-10 Metropolitan Ave., Forest Hills Comment.

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