Thursday, March 20, 2008

Black History stamp introduced at library

Sliwa weighs campaign for public advocate post

Plans for new temple rile Jamaica Estates

High hopes for Paterson’s rise in Albany

New election planned to fill Gallagher’s seat

LaGuardia to host nat’l ed conference

2 found slain in SUV in Broad Channel

St. Andrew Avellino CYO boys in semifinals

MS 74 wins middle school girls’ volleyball crown for first time in 13 years

Nagel’s goal leads Monsters in Waldbaum’s Cup

Molloy, Cross take home titles

Gottschee U-12s rout Cincinnati

Morris, Witkowski lead St. John’s over LIU

Dragons dispatch Breakers in Waldbaum’s Cup

Dead woodhaven man found, spray painted

Bomb scare evacuates Queens Village school

Computers stolen from Queensborough

Two Queens vice cops charged with DWI

Little Neck burglars take $50K from home

Police seek suspect in Flushing bank robbery

Bicyclist fatally struck in Woodside

CB 8 votes down temple over parking

Women forced into sex: DA

Senior Umbrella Network welcomes borough hall brass

Shimmying and shaking for Coney’s future

Brooklyn women’s achievements celebrated every day in March

Nasty Junk foods out, healthy snack foods in

P.S. 152 readers prowl library with the cat in the hat

Local Students sing Shrek creator’s praises

Cops collar kiddie crooks

Midwood loses power

Fire on East 38th St.

Challenge to mayor’s budget ax

Totten opens visitor center

March is for outstanding Brooklyn women

Dr. Seuss continues to inspire readers

Boost for P.S. 217 library - Children express appreciation for activist’s dedication

Kids given healthy alternatives to junk food

Costly DOE consultants

Cell phone study aids

Elite healthcare centers expand services

Colon cancer campaign

4th annual Spring Fling Egg Hunt

Environmental essay writing contest

One-day conference on immigrant youth

100th birthday party for ‘Shrek’ creator

Domestic violence shield - Protections extended beyond married couples, relatives

Outstanding women - Borough Hall toasts many throughout March

Bumping & grinding for Coney’s future

Letting a little sun-shine in

Borough Hall hails black contributions

Blazing a trail for healthier communities

Bklyn voice on state bd.

Bay View residents

Advertise on the Internet

Ghoulish cutting crew

Fundraisers

Spring fling egg hunt - Fun starts at Empire-Fulton Ferry State Pk

Tall salute to African-american heroes

Coney island advocates push parkland plan

Borough Hall salutes outstanding women

Here are a few more places to ‘can it’

Getting a move on a becoming healthier adults

Lunar new year shines bright in Brooklyn

Business Calendar

A family affair for the Army - Support for those left behind after deployment

Cell phones as study aids

A Year of Dining Out

Mark Twain School town hall

Manhattan Beach schism

TRIBECA HELPS STUDENTS TACKLE BX STEREOTYPES

Faced with stereotypes everyday, schoolchildren in the highly underserved Morrisania community have teamed with the Tribeca Film Festival for help in debunking various Bronx myths while empowering themselves and their neighborhoods. Comment.

DELI BEATS CO-OP

LOCAL LITTLE LEAGUES STILL WITHOUT A FIELD

Local youth on the Pelham Parkway Little League will face several inconveniences this season with news that Parks Department renovation efforts on Jacob Field will not be completed until 2009. Comment.

ST. CATHARINE

CONTAMINATED SOIL REMOVED FROM SCHOOL SITE

In the afternoon and evening hours on March 11, concerned residents and teachers gathered at P.S. 156 for a public availability session to discuss the Site Management Plan for the former Metro North property located in Mott Haven. Comment.

VMA CELEBRATES GYM TEACHER

CABLEVISION PROVIDES FREE INTERNET SERVICE TO BELMONT SCHOOL

Students and teachers at the P.S. 32 Belmont School will now enjoy blazing fast Internet access for free. Comment.

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

TWO WORLDS COLLIDE AT CARIDAD AND LOUIE

A new Bronx restaurant is offering residents the best of both worlds. Comment.

CB 7 HIRES NEW DM, REPLACING RITA KESSLER

Fernando Tirado, a former Department of Health employee for 13 years, is the new Bronx Community Board 7 district manager. Comment.

D

CINDERELLA TEAM ENDS GOMPERS

The Cinderella story continues for the Westinghouse Warriors, as sophomore sensation Clarence Elder hit a three-point shot with only 3.5 seconds remaining in overtime to put the Brooklyn school in the PSAL A Division finals. Comment.

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

The New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund has helped launch the second year of the Bronx CUNY Scholarship Fund with a contribution of $50,000. Comment.

DEVELOPER ASKED TO FINISH LOCUST POINT HOMES

The owner of an unfinished Locust Point development, which has been an eyesore and a hazard to the community for some time now, is being pressured to complete the project. Comment.

LOCAL EXPLORERS TO TEST THEIR SKILLS

From search and seizure operations to domestic crisis interventions, area youth will test their skills at the 2008 National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference. Comment.

USING HAMMERS, THE BRONX EXHIBITS A BIG HEART

Bronxites are gearing up to change lives, one swing at a time. Comment.

POLS HOST LONG-TERM CARE FORUM

Despite a change at the top of state government, elected officials in Albany are on the heels of a new budget and Bronx nursing home residents will feel the effects. Comment.

MAKING THE MIDNIGHT RUN

LADY MUSTANGS - NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

On Saturday March 15, the #1-seeded Lady Mustangs defeated the #2 seed and tournament host, Mohawk Valley Community College (Utica, NY), 79-48, to win the title. Comment.

NOTED SCHOLAR, PELHAM GARDENS RESIDENT, PASSES AT 79

Regis High School teacher, Fordham University professor and longtime Pelham Gardens resident, John Nelson, passed away on March 14 at the age of 79, leaving friends with fond memories of his earlier years. Comment.

ST. BEN

49TH TO CRACKDOWN ON WHITE PLAINS RD. DOUBLE PARKERS

Better be careful where you double-park your car. Comment.

PARROTS CREATE HARMONIOUS MORNINGS, AND SOME TENSION

Despite a majority of Haight Avenue residents who are overjoyed by the melodious morning sounds of songbirds from a nearby nest, at least one neighbor feels their presence is nothing to sing about. Comment.

CB 10 YOUTH RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS

The New York Yankee organization and Ladders for Leaders honored neighborhood youth, who have made a difference by giving back to their community. Comment.

KNOWING THE SCORE: SICK, SAD WORLD

The world is just not safe for sex addicts anymore. Comment.

TRACTOR TRAILER STRIKES 91-YEAR OLD

A 91-year-old woman who is well loved in her Norwood community was tragically struck by an 18-wheeler, and lost both legs on Thursday, March 14. Police are looking for the hit and run driver who fled the scene. Comment.

SAMARITANS STOP DRUG STORE ROBBERY

Two men, who have dedicated their lives to the service of their community, took a big risk to be of service once again. Comment.

Cook Pows thugs - Local merchant foils crooks

Culture at home

Life in the fast lane

Woman in the White house

An even cooler Prospect Park ahead

P.S. 229 growing by leaps and bounds

Kearney banks on the class of 2011

Guild for Exceptional Children breakfast

GUEST OP-ED - Parking permits ahead of congestion pricing

Helping her out of a tight spot…

Ghoul’s tale of horror

Early start to Cyclone thrills

Celebrating the many contributions of America’s engineers

Inside the ‘hall of heroes’

Help for wounded soldiers - VetConnect aids returning men & women stateside

Southeast Queens Community Calendar

Postal break for soldiers

The man behind the ‘Double V’

Amputee looks for another mission

Medical ctr. debuts

Domestic violence shield - New legislative act to expand existing protections

Get your fill of arts and music after school

St. Saviour High School pulls off repeat win

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

Winning wave for Bklyn gal - Abe Stark product figures big in squad’s championship

Woman trapped in auto

Colon cancer awareness

Spring Fling Egg Hunt

Remarkable women

Western Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

South Pier Improvement

Borough Hall hails outstanding women

Guild for Exceptional Children breakfast - Local leaders turn out to support organization’s efforts and programs

Junk food begone! Kids given healthy snacks

Seniors celebrate the season with youngsters

Deployment is a family affair for Army - Miliary offers support for those left at home

QStage: Queens Theater Calendar

POLICE BLOTTER

GAVEL TO GAVEL

Southeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

School budget cut blowout

New Miss Norway is crowned

District 20 blasts school cuts

Northeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Government shouldn’t pay for middle-class health insurance

Gennaro, reps should block new college dorms

Not just auto body shops at Willets Point

Auburndale residents want rezoning

Immigrants don’t pay fair share of taxes

Aggressive towing makes bad neighbor of Bayside Plaza

Ms. Bunker

Make Your Voice Heard

The Future of Eminent Domain

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Mason, Gutierrez’s big baskets lead American Studies to first city championship game

When Raquel Gutierrez sprained her ankle in the second round of the playoffs, she sat down on the bench and cried. She didn't want to miss out on the last leg of this wild ride by the Academy of American Studies girls' basketball team. Comment.

Landesberg named Mr. New York Basketball

Sylven Landesberg can add yet another honor to his special senior year. The Virginia-bound guard on the Holy Cross basketball team was named Mr. New York Basketball, an award that will be presented to him at the state Federation tournament in Glens Falls. Comment.

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