Saturday, Feb. 24, 2007

Davis is heaven sent

First-class anti-Semite

It’s getting hot in here

Dubya, just think about it

Garden spot of the world

Buried under recycling

In the principal’s corner

Proud legacy at Lafayette

Heroes of the press

The silence is deafening

Methodist Hospital helps cut the fat - Partners with Region 7 to help educators teach kids about proper nutrition

Make way for two - count ‘em - two ice rinks

Skating on retro ice is so nice at Wollman rink

Brooklyn Kids take advantage of elusive jack frost

Ford kids make winning a science

Civic meetings

Norman trial update

It’s all downhill from here

Peace of mind is now just a phone call away for victims of abuse

Kids asked to reflect on Holocaust

Fun time express

POLICE BLOTTER

St. Jude workout benfit for kids

Furor over condom giveaway

Development everyone can welcome

A head for business

Riding out winter

Friday, Feb. 23, 2007

Cobble Heights Realty welcomes you home to Bergen Street

By Marshall Slater Comment.

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Kew Gardens man held in cop impersonation: Police

Edwin Torres, 51, allegedly showed his neighbor that he was carrying a silver gun during the dispute at 120-30 Queens Blvd. in Kew Gardens, police said. Comment.

Ex MidVil man pleads guilty to fraud

Richard Zampetti Jr., 37, a former licensed securities broker from Florida, and Vincent Zampetti, 35, of Mineola, pleaded guilty last Thursday to grand larceny and scheme to defraud charges before Acting Supreme Court Justice James Griffin, Brown said. Richard Zampetti previously lived at 71-49 Metropolitan Ave. in Middle Village, the DA said. Comment.

Police seek suspects in stabbing death of Flushing man

Hong Qi Zhang, 40, of 137-19 Holly Ave., was walking back to his home, a block ahead of a group of friends near the corner of Elder Avenue and Colden Street when he was confronted by a group of three men, authorities said. Police said after a brief confrontation, Zhang was stabbed several times in the chest and stomach and robbed of his cell phone and jewelry. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 22, 2007

QC hangs on in 2nd half

QC women hand Concordia first victory of season

PS 184, in inaugural year, off to great start

Molloy falters late against Kearney

Knight Moves: An inside look at no-frills college hoops in Queens

College Round-Up: York big winners in CUNYAC

The Butler Did It: CHSAA legend dies of cancer

102 Pct. cops faked stats: NYPD

Woman escapes cops at Jamaica Hospital

Man sought in attack

Astoria teen with rum endangered victim: Cops

Pot sales in Sunnyside lead to teen busts: Cops

Search warrants break thieves’ hearts: Police

Springfield Gardens nanny abused boy: Cops

Two Brooklyn men die, woman hurt in GCP crash

Police spot crack pipe

Bayside girl, 6, found dying of pneumonia

Apartment hunters take $400 from landlord: Cops

Man’s wallet ripped off while playing pool: Cops

Rookie cop saves baby from mom’s toss into bay

Subway stalls condo project

SJU advances in law contest

Queens police chief promoted to Manhattan

Jamaica school gets clean-up grant

Murder on Lunar New Year

Boro arts leaders exchange ideas

Prof. debuts ‘Low Italian’

Essay contest on the Holocaust

Trash makes photogs shutter

Maccabi USA hails MVP

All you need is love, say happy P.S. 255 students

Their hearts beat for good health

The gang’s all here for School ‘Sleepover’

Pols join in Tu B’shvat celebrations

Corbin Place furor

Crime keeps cops at Tilden H.S.

Community Council meet

Jamaica apartments sell for $10M

Hitting the slopes before Shabbos - FREE program helps to introduce kids to their Jewish roots

Skating on retro ice is nice - Many enjoy 1987 rewind at Kate Wollman Rink

Bklyn automotive students rev up competition - Talented duo brings home second place

Warnings about low blood

Merchants band together for brighter days

Borough urged to recall history of slavery

Public School 312 toasts 40 years of learning

Scouts hold tribute to those who have gone before

Steamy cupid meets frosty Polar Bears

Citizens Committee for NYC offers tax assistance

Business looks to future economic growth in Bklyn

Making science out of winning

Women’s health fair could save your life

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

Their hearts beat for winter

Telling it like it is

Power to the pigeons

‘Swift-boating’ Joanne?

It’s fiction, I say!

Seniors showcase art

Pomonock Houses offers free tax services Feb. 24

Jeannette Gadson dies

Cops stage icy mock rescue - Prospect Pk lake is the scene of life & death exercise

Peralta brings free dental care program to PS 19

Heart pumping fun

NIA hails some of the community’s best - Region 7 students are thanked for their outstanding penny harvest efforts

Kids welcome year of the boar

St. Anselm bowlers stay far from the gutter

They help make community life grand

Lenten mission planned in March at Our Lady of the Snows church

Workout for St. Jude benefit

Vinny’s got ‘Critter Ritter’

Search for Miss Polonia Poloniafill 3 deck

Run in the New York City Marathon

Woodhaven Richmond Hill Volunteer Corps back

Ford kids make a science out winning

Sunnyside Community Services sponsors ID fraud talk March 1

Common cents goes a long way - NIA hails student generosity

Women’s health fair could save your life - Heart disease is preventable, say docs

3rd Annual Rainbow/Push Excel Scholarship Award - Brooklyn resident captures coveted prize

Winter hop

Gray power: Seniors showcase artistry

Mother of two to study in the Far East - Brooklyn College standout captures Benjamin A. Gilman National Scholarship

BPL wants to power up new businesses - Program aids local entrepreneurs

Cash back in 2007: File a smart return

P.S. 254 teachers & kids mark 100th day

Rotarians take a fashionable turn

Pols help celebrate Tu B’shvat

Woman should see ‘Red,’ docs urge - Lutheran Healthcare staff launches heart health campaign

Police stage icy rescue

Tax myths can cost you

GAVEL TO GAVEL

Voorhies Ave. wipe out

POLICE BLOTTER

 A Celebration of the Lunar New Year

REAL ESTATE TAX HIKES SMALLER THAN EXPECTED: CITY TAX OFFICIAL

Local residents might not be taxed out of the neighborhood, after all. Comment.

WSMC’S AFFILIATE DELIVERS GOOD NEWS

As Westchester Square Medical Center administrators, staff and patients play a waiting game to determine the fate of their nearly 80-year-old hospital, reassuring news from a supportive affiliate has broadened many smiles. Comment.

TRAFFIC LIGHT TO HALT SPEEDING

As grievances over a dangerous intersection grew from nearby parents and residents, Community Board 11 and local leaders set the wheels in motion by contacting the Department of Transportation and will be getting even more than expected this spring. Comment.

THROGGS NECK LITTLE LEAGUE CELEBRATES ANOTHER MILESTONE AT DINNER

Time definitely flies when you are having fun. Comment.

MAUREEN SHEA: A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH INSIDE AND OUTSIDE THE RING

USATA HONORS TWO BRONX WOMEN

The two Bronx women are using the sport to help local youth and people with disabilities; earning rave reviews from tennis officials who believe the duo is enhancing the future of the sport through their tireless work. Comment.

KNOWING THE SCORE: MAKING SENSE OF IT ALL

Randall Comment.

MONROE CAMPUS BEATS TRUMAN

The school set aside Tuesday, February 6, as Senior Day, the final regular season game for Monroe, as it awaited its seeding in the upcoming playoffs. Comment.

GOMPERS SENDS STRONG MESSAGE IN WIN OVER JAMES MONROE CAMPUS

On Tuesday, February 13, Gompers (14-2) beat James Monroe Campus (6-9) 60 to 49 in the first round of the Battle of the Boroughs playoffs. Comment.

MCFARLAND LEAVES ‘EM IN THE DUST; COLUMBUS GIRLS ADVANCE IN TOURNEY

Never mind the 69 to 32 score that knocked Grace Dodge out of the B Division girls Comment.

CB11 TO ADDRESS MAYOR’S BUDGET

MAD DOG SHOWS GENTLE SIDE AT CARDINAL SPELLMAN HIGH SCHOOL

The WFAN radio personality and co-host of the popular Mike & The Mad Dog afternoon drive radio program visited the Baychester school on Tuesday, February 6, to impart some worldly wisdom on seniors about to take the next step in their lives. Comment.

BRONX YOUTH WINS AT COLGATE GAMES; CITY CHAMPIONSHIP NEXT?

The Throggs Neck youth and Pelham Prep student has been burning up the track, paralleling her idol, the late Florence Griffith Joyner, most recently winning the 55-meter dash finals at the Colgate Games on Saturday, February 3, in front of a raucous Madison Square Garden crowd. Comment.

AWAITING STATE GRANT, NONPROFITS EYE BRONX’ WORST BROWNFIELDS

As they await a sizeable state grant to redevelop acres of polluted property in the Bronx, organizers of the South Bronx Waterfront Brownfield Opportunity Area kicked off their first visioning process on Wednesday, February 7, at the Point Community Development Corp. Comment.

BORICUA COLLEGE TOWER PROMISES MODERN SCHOOL PLUS 700 APARTMENTS

A vertical college campus will soon rise in Morrisania, changing the landscape in more ways than one. Comment.

BP CARRION CALLS FOR GREATER PROMOTION OF ‘SAFE HAVEN’ LAW

Citing a recent rise in baby abandonment and infanticide in the Bronx, Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr., released a report on Thursday, February 15, calling on the city and state to better publicize the so-called safe-haven law, which allows parents to leave unwanted newborns at hospitals, firehouses, EMS stations or police precincts without penalty. Comment.

I.S. 192 PLAN MEETS OBJECTIONS

BRONX OFFICIAL CALLS FOR PROBE INTO DELAYED, OVER-BUDGET COURTHOUSE

A Bronx councilman is calling for an investigation into the still-incomplete criminal courthouse on E. 161st Street, saying the project is $75 million over budget and two years late. But officials involved in the project said they explained years ago what held up the project and insist the building will open in April. Comment.

FRANKIE APPRENTICE WATCH

Episode 6: Priceline.com Comment.

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Ridgewood Savings Bank announced the opening of a new branch location on Morris Park Avenue. Comment.

Holocaust essays

What boro’s blushing brides wear

Pimps, Prostitutes and Pigs: It’s a different kind of Japan

Roller derby girls hit hard

BAM goes ‘Home’ with screening

The hood is good: Come out and explore the urban world

Get into theater ‘In a Round about way’

The Regina Opera Co. brings you ‘La Boheme’

Brooklyn Philharmonic builds an incredible ‘Bridge to the Beyond’

Musical Society needs singers

Usdan Center hits 7th Ave.

The curtain rises on the Buster William Quartet

Tasty Tavern invites you to dig into the Lunar New Year

Comedy & cooking

Return of the Sharks & Jets

The ‘Housewife’ takes center stage

Theater network

Tapestries of Healing

‘Direct from B’way’

Big time, small art

Get crafty like never before

‘Carry On Baggage’

Go to the ends of the earth

Photog finds some surprising things deep inside the forest

‘Photographs on Reflection’

Voices of the African Diaspora

Africana world

Your free ticket to the Yiddish theater

Experience Mardi Gras right here

Burlesque update

Wild winter grocery shopping in the park

Parks

Part of the Gateway National Recreation Area, this park covers the extreme western end of the Rockaway Peninsula and is home to nesting colonies of a variety of endangered and threatened birds. Recreation in this area is limited to fishing. Comment.

Outdoor Sports

Organized leagues or special events need a permit to use an athletic field or court. For people under 18, the permit is free. For those 18 and over, an asphalt permit costs $5 for two hours; a permit for turf, clay or grass is $8 for two hours, and a lighted field is an additional $8 for two hours. (A cricket permit costs $10 for the day. Soccer and football permits are $10 per 2 hours.) Comment.

NYPD captain arrested on assault charges

Capt. Alberto Sanchez, who is assigned to the Cadet Corps but previously served in Patrol Borough Queens North, was rearrested and charged with the Sept. 1, 2006 assault of a woman in Manhattan's 9th Precinct after the victim provided additional information to police, authorities said. Comment.

Museums

35th Avenue at 36th Street, Astoria Comment.

Western Queens Community Calendar

Municipal Parking

29th Street, between Astoria Boulevard and Hoyt Avenue South, near the Hoyt Avenue BMT Station Comment.

Merchant Associations

Cambria Heights Merchants & Professional Assoc. Comment.

Hospitals

80-45 Winchester Blvd., Queens Village Comment.

Historical Societies

208 Totten Ave., Fort Totten, Bayside Comment.

Golf

202-12 Willets Pt. Blvd. Comment.

Fire Departments

Engine 265, Battalion 47: 58-03 Rockaway Beach Blvd. Comment.

Essential Services

Emergency Dispatch Center: 911 Comment.

Community Boards

36-01 35 Ave., Astoria Comment.

Colleges

31-10 Thomson Ave., M-147, Long Island City Comment.

Cemeteries

8384 Liberty Ave., Jamaica Comment.

Southeast Queens Community Calendar

Boats and Marinas

1 World's Fair Marina Comment.

Ambulance Corps

800-633-3590 Comment.

Today’s students misled by school curriculum

Will Brad Pitt star in movie version?

Klein risked kids’ health in storm

When government comes, trust no one

Sunnyside center offers food card help

Clinton telling voters what they want to hear

‘Supreme’ justice

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

There he goes again

Save Flushing Meadows

Douglaston once home to Thomas Merton

Energy fair displays ways to save boro cash

Boro parks volunteers honored with awards

Not politics as usual for boro Republicans

Council keeping eye on cell phone issues

Snow: Nature’s way of slowing us down

Western Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Katz and parents oppose new school

Southeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Warm words in icy Woodside

McLean’s three, Wright lead SJU women over Cincy

Sacred Heart girls going to CYO semifinals

Northeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2007

Here we go again: Cross, CK to meet in B/Q final

Blaise Ffrench knew he had to redeem himself. Sure he put Holy Cross in front on a free throw with 15.5 seconds left, but he also missed the second shot, opening the door for Xaverian to win the game with one final shot. Comment.

Bayside girl, 6, found dying of pneumonia

There were no signs of criminality, police said. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 19, 2007

Ruptured water main forces evacuations in Corona

The 11 buildings were damaged though none suffered structural damage, and the 20 people were aided by the Red Cross, a city Department of Environmental Protection spokeswoman said. Comment.

JetBlue hopes for 90 percent operability by Tuesday

Thousands of passengers have had their travel plans disrupted, or flat-out cancelled, in the last few days and Terminal 6 at John F. Kennedy Airport, where the low-fare airline is based, has been a scene of frustration since last Wednesday. Comment.

Flushing man stabbed to death as Lunar New Year begins

Authorities said the man, who is described only as an Asian man in his 40s, was stabbed in the chest by a group of three black men after an altercation near the corner of Elder Avenue and Colden Street. The man was taken to New York Hospital Queens, just a few blocks away, in critical condition, where he died later in the day Sunday, police said. Comment.

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