Friday, Feb. 1, 2008

Better living, body and soul, at aviator

Development site up for auction - 62-acre property in Downtown Brooklyn

Concert to benefit children’s Guild

Guide to civic meets

South Slope residents band together at soiree - Work to build community ties & strength

Celebrating Black history

Challenge to mayoral  control

Advances for Methodist - Recovery time shortened for sufferers of pneumonia

Eye on drug clinics

Yards to proceed

‘Dr. Melfi’ lifts a glass at Austin’s Steakhouse

Modified pricing plan

Parents cut out of system

Preferential treatment

Political wrangling

Buddhists & baseball

Israel on the plank

Way to go professors

Give us a tree

Horses get their day

Disgusted with hate

Better living for seniors at Aviator Sports

POLICE BLOTTER

DOE introduces school report cards

McKinney in Brooklyn

Ikea is now hiring

Jewish music

Bklyn real estate forum

Reduce this year’s tax bite - Citizens Committee offers help to first-time filers, others

New leadership for Lambda

Brewery Ale benefits cycling advocates

Taking the TV ‘Challenge’ - Joel Braverman students to battle Secondary School of Law

Park in ‘Phase I’

Owner and pet get a new leash on life

Thursday, Jan. 31, 2008

Hilltoppers in search of jayvee softball coach

College Round-Up: York gets five representatives in Colgate Games

Obama’s boro HQ opens in Springfield Gardens

Charges for taggers on BQE in Woodside

Police seek suspects in Woodside bar rob

Person shot in Queens Village

Cops search for missing man in Queens Village

Bayside burglars net cash, jewels

Man on Astoria corner busted for pot sale

Pedestrian struck in Flushing

Cops seek fake repairmen in robbery

St. Francis remembers counselor

Bayside boxer busted in Nebraska pot case

‘clinton country’ ‘08

Mayor holds line on taxes

MS 217 makes hi-tech friends

St. John’s Prep plans April reunion

Painter’s show opens at LIC gallery

Applications available for 2008 city parks Partnership Academy

JCAL plans open house Feb. 9

Better living, body and soul, at Aviator Sports

Two cents at the pump goes to buy new school books

Salute to a century of good living

Local schools clash on quiz show ‘Challenge’

Better living, body and soul, at aviator Sports

Civil court offers debt help

Tall salute for their stellar community service

Alterna queen Lisa Loeb inspires local students

Commission looks at mayoral control of schools

Gerritsen Ave. woman struck down and killed

Mother of Ledger’s child returns home to Brooklyn

Astoria dance group performs

Paper ballots in 2009

Girls come face-to-face with home invaders

Students clash on TV ‘Challenge’ - Joel Braverman H.S. kids taking on Secondary School of Law

Ugly dresses vie for makeovers at Atlas Park boutique

Real estate tools

Getting out of a jam on E. 16th St.

Join the Jutrzenka Singing Society

Help for seniors filing tax returns

Free cardiac screenings available for women

Caregiver support at Leeza’s Place

Project Connect accepting registration

At the head of the Irish-American Parade

Women see ‘Red’ and safeguard health

Gala benefit concert for Guild

Fundraisers

St. Saviour holds tight to first

True Life focuses on SFC star - Czech player’s ascendancy part of MTV documentary

Help resolving water billing disputes

Senior idol in Brooklyn

Tomorrow’s filmmakers

Modern biology class redux - City Tech professors recharge the learning environment

Parker’s returns to Bell Boulevard

Better living, body and soul, at aviator sports

Fannie Lou Hamer lives again on stage

Ikea hiring in Bklyn

Business Calendar

More of Marley - Church Avenue to celebrate superstar

Firefighters respond to blaze at T.G.I.F.

DOE streamlines pre-K applications

Security gate goes up around trash depository

In the mountain’s shadow

Cyclists with brass

Troublesome teens

Charge of bias

CRIME PREVENTION UNIT WELCOMES NEW OFFICER

The 49th Precinct Crime Prevention Unit will forge ahead this year with a fresh direction as a new officer takes the helm. Comment.

FAT TUESDAY AT IHOP

MERCHANTS TO TACKLE PARKING

As the Westchester Square Merchants Association prepares to form a Business Improvement District for the main strip, the group is reaching out to the community to help tackle some of the biggest issues in the area. Comment.

SACRED HEART SET TO CLOSE

Sacred Heart, located at 1651 Zerega Avenue, will close its doors this spring after 75 years of providing a Catholic education to children of the Bronx. Comment.

KNOWING THE SCORE: THE WAITING GAME BEGINS

All things were quiet in the world of high school sports as students throughout New York were taking their Regents exams, and fulfilling their academic responsibilities. Comment.

ARSON INVESTIGATION RAMPS UP ON CITY ISLAND

The New York Fire Department has stepped up its investigation into arson that effected a large condominium development on City Island while a reward is being offered by local civic groups for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for a fire that occurred at 190 Fordham Street on Friday, July 13, 2007. Comment.

KELLEHER ELECTED CHAMBER PRESIDENT; BOARD SWORN IN

Kelleher, who was elected for a two-year term, is responsible for overseeing the leasing and management of the highly successful office complex located in the Pelham Bay section. He joined the Hutchinson Metro Center five years ago at the project Comment.

THEIR BUSINESS IS CLEANING UP

Best friends Kyle Fuller, Jerome Fenton and Taj Mayne, were fresh out of high school when they decided that they didn Comment.

COALITION FORMED TO FIGHT SOCIAL PROGRAMS

Just days after the formation of a new coalition to fight the saturation of social service institutions in Westchester Square, residents received good news that efforts to bring a proposed drug treatment center to the area have been abandoned. Comment.

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Senator Rev. Ruben Diaz has proposed legislation to amend the New York State Tax Law and require credit card companies to remit the state Comment.

DOT PLANS STUDY OF PEL BAY STREETS

The longstanding tension surrounding the change in direction of St. Paul Avenue in Pelham Bay, and the overall congestion problems at Pelham Bay Station, may finally be starting to turn the corner. Comment.

AN ERA ENDS AT EVANDER

It will be the end of an era on June 23, as the last graduating class from Evander Childs High School takes their final bow, commemorating four years of hard work and ending a 95-year legacy. Comment.

BRONX PARADISE CREATES BUZZ AT FESTIVAL

Bronx filmmaking is once again picking up its pace. After the success of the short film Bottom Feeder, actor and writer Wayne Gurman has turned his hit into a feature-length black comedy possibly making its way to a silver screen near you. Comment.

FOX

GOLDEN GLOVES MAKE HISTORY

For the first time in its 81-year history, the Golden Gloves was hosted, on Friday, January 25, from a public school in the Bronx. Comment.

CITY TO REMEDY DOCTOR

BREAKING HABITS FROM THE PAST

After 30 years of addiction and homelessness on the streets of Harlem, a Williamsbridge resident is using her experiences to give hope to those battling sickness and habit. Comment.

52ND PCT. RECEIVES 47 IMPACT COPS

The streets of the 52nd Precinct will become even safer for local residents with the announcement of new officers to the area. Comment.

AT 100, HE

On January 23, adorned in a Hawaiian shirt, slacks and blue bathrobe, Clifford Griffin Jr., 100 years young, looked ready for a vacation cruise. Comment.

ALYSCIA MAKES ALL THE RIGHT MOVES

The team name may be the same, but for Alyscia Jordan, life has taken on a very serious change in tone. Comment.

A SAFE RIDE 

MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR SLAIN OFFICER

The second annual memorial service for Police Officer Eric Hernandez, a former police officer in the 52 Precinct, will take place at the Fordham University church at the Rose Hill Campus, at 10 a.m. on Friday, February 8. Comment.

NORTH CENTRAL BRONX LAUNCHES AD CAMPAIGN

For the first time in its 30-year history, North Central Bronx Hospital has launched a comprehensive advertising campaign designed to showcase its services to Bronx residents. Comment.

CIVIC ICON DIES, 90

MONROE HOSTS MLK INVITATIONAL SWIM MEET

Scaffolding may surround James Monroe Campus, but the building is not the only aspect of the school under construction. Comment.

3 ARRESTED IN TN SHOOTING

The 45th Precinct confirmed the arrests of three males allegedly responsible for a wild shootout in Throggs Neck in the wee hours of Thursday, January 24. Comment.

BRONX ZOO CONTINUES TO REDUCE EMISSIONS

The Bronx Zoo is wholeheartedly supporting PlaNYC, a citywide initiative, by working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions at its facility. Comment.

Brooklyn real estate roundtable

2-day safety meet

WAAB kicks off fellowship project

Reaching out to end hunger

Polish chorus

Make me a match

See ‘Red’, be healthy

St. Anselm’s School looks for peace and justice

‘Dr. Melfi’ lifts a glass at Austin’s Steakhouse

Zoo, aquarium going greener

Free of the Gowanus

The joy of nesting

Two-day safety conference

Join the Jutrzenka Singers

Tax return help for the elderly

Free heart tests for women

Challenging program in ’08 - St. Edmund Prep becomes International Baccalaureate school

Friends for Life to aid Guild growth

Loving husband is Caregiver of the Year - Bklyn man hailed for his strength, support

Western Queens Community Calendar

Tall salute for outstanding community service

Brooklyn celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Support group

GAVEL TO GAVEL

Fannie Lou Hamer lives!

Southeast Queens Community Calendar

POLICE BLOTTER

Western Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Fire at TGIF:Thank God Nobody Was Hurt

Busted in hate spree

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

We want peace in Jackson Hts. library

QStage: Queens Theater Calendar

Anti-Christmas vote was wrong

No. 7 service must be restored

Sen. Padavan: Get to know St. John’s students

North Flushing wants rezoning - now

Gennaro gets donation from dorm developer

Saving the OTB

Civics 101

Holding Free Enterprise Hostage

Stay calm, but Stay Alert

Southeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Northeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Astoria man hits huge jackpot on jeans hunt

Monday, Jan. 28, 2008

Police seek shooters in S. Jamaica father’s death

Darkim Spellman, 23, of 111-41 157th St., was found dead outside a furniture store on Supthin Boulevard and 107th Avenue around 4:30 a.m., police said. His mother Kim Spellman of Jamaica said she found out about the shooting before police informed her because an unidentified person called her son's landlord and informed her where to find the body. Comment.

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