Friday, Feb. 8, 2008

DA targets ex-wife in dentist slay

Dr. Mazoltuv Borukhova was arrested outside her apartment building Thursday night and charged with first- and second-degree murder and conspiracy in the Oct. 28 murder of her estranged husband outside the Annadale Playground on Yellowstone Boulevard and 64th Road in Forest Hills. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2008

Berger, Giants have desert party

Auburndale Soccer: Magnozzi, McKenna lead Dragons to 1-all tie with rival Merrick Pride

Borough judge earns state bench

Eat your vegetables: City

Bronx man in Woodhaven stole energy drinks: DA

Police say S. Ozone Park man used fake money

Richmond Hill man busted in girlfriend assault: DA

Car in driveway stolen from Oakland Gdns home

Man in Astoria charged for swinging weapon

Middle Village traffic stop leads to DWI, drug arrest

Man arrested in Little Neck in attack on relative

Police charge LIC teen with assault on woman

Reckless driver busted in Jackson Hts.: Cops

Man robbed, shot in leg on Merrick Boulevard

Man arrested in Hollis stabbings: Police

Man in Fresh Mdws. store stole perfume: Police

Forest Hills parking lot dispute ends in arrest

Far Rock man arrested in jewelry robbery

Man drove drunk, slept in intersection: Police

Boy beaten, stabbed in Cambria Heights

Burglars steal cash from Bayside home: Police

Bar patron attacked, hit with bottle in Little Neck

Woman robbed by man in Bayside: Police

Man charged with assault on Crescent St. : Police

Man refuses to pay, tears door off bar: Cops

Police arrest man in Macy’s shoplift

Prostitution sting nets man in 110th Precinct

Clinton rules Queens

Traffic tax gets key approval

City maps Expy. sewer plan

New Sovereign in Whitestone

Voelker-Orth landmarked

Residents blast LIRR horns

Civics, DOT plan 73rd Ave. meeting

Zoo seeks volunteers fortours, to help with events

Service learning program for students

Painter’s show opens at LIC gallery

Applications available for 2008 City Parks Partnerships Academy

JCAL plans open house Feb. 9

Fidelis announces new network providers

Vacancy on Community Education Council

Astoria dance group performs

Ugly dresses vie for makeovers at Atlas Park boutique

Fundraisers

Bento box lunch promises youth

Business Calendar

CINDERELLA STORY UNFOLDS

BRONX CHOIRS IN CHALLENGE

AECOM PSYCH PROFESSOR TRACES LIVES

After 10 years of research, Peter Stastny, an associate professor of psychiatry at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, has coauthored The Lives They Left Behind, which examines the contents of 10 suitcases found in Willard State Hospital in Seneca County, which the state abandoned in 1995. Comment.

KNOWING THE SCORE: I’VE GOT THE ANSWERS

Was this the greatest Super Bowl of all time? Comment.

TN SHOOTING VICTIM KNEW HIS ATTACKER

One of the victims of a multiple shooting that occurred last week near the corner of E. Tremont and Miles avenues knew his attackers for almost 15 years, a reliable source has confirmed. Comment.

ADDAMS BOUNCES BACK FROM FIRST LOSS

After a sluggish start, Jane Addams was able to rebound from its first regular season loss with a 64-45 victory over Gompers. Comment.

REOPENING THE LINES OF COMMUNICATION

In an attempt to restore and strengthen the relationships between Bronx teens and the NYPD, one local group is re-opening the lines of communication. Comment.

WORK LOOKS NEAR ON ASTOR AVE.

THREE MONTHS IN TRUNK

Bronx District Attorney Detective Investigators found a decomposed body in the trunk of a stolen car in Throggs Neck on Wednesday, January 20, during a routine auto crime patrol. Comment.

MONROE TO HOST 39TH BASEBALL TOURNAMENT

Considered to be one of the most prestigious baseball tournaments, the Monroe competition kick starts another exciting season of PSAL baseball. Comment.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

Gompers 92 Comment.

BREAKFAST BOOST FOR BCC 10K RUN

Bronx Community College president Carolyn Williams hosted a Champagne Breakfast for the 30th Annual Hall of Fame 10k Race, which will take place on May 3, at 10 a.m., rain or shine. Comment.

CHOIR’S VATICAN VISIT GETS UNEXPECTED INVITE

While a pilgrimage to Rome began as an extraordinary singing opportunity for one local church choir, a bum knee granted one of the singers an unexpected invitation of a lifetime. Comment.

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

Truman High School students got a varied taste of culture when the Baychester Avenue school held an International Food Festival last month. Comment.

CON MAN CONTRACTOR FACES JAIL TIME

The Long Island-based conman contractor who swindled well-over $100,000 from Bronx homeowners has been arrested and indicted. Comment.

DIAZ ADDRESSES HUNTS POINT EDC

Assemblyman Ruben Diaz, Jr. for borough president? Comment.

DODGE ENHANCES BEAUTY SALON

Bronxites can get high-quality cosmetology service without burning holes in their pockets at the New Image Beauty Salon, housed on the fifth floor of the Grace Dodge Career and Technical High School in Belmont. Comment.

BE MY VALENTINE

5-ALARM BLAZE RAZES STORES

The White Plains Road Business Improvement District took a hit this week when a 5-alarm fire blared through 12 businesses, leaving behind a dark cloud on a once-thriving stretch of the highly trafficked shopping strip. Comment.

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

Gompers 40 Comment.

HOLY ROSARY VOLUNTEERS RENOVATE HALL

As parishioners of Holy Rosary Church anticipate the coming of Cardinal Edward Egan this month for a celebration of the bicentennial of the Archdiocese, church members are also celebrating the generosity of the human spirit. Comment.

MALL GROWTH STALLED BY AGENCY SNAG

Despite recent buzz that Pelham Gardens residents would have a greater variety of shopping and dining options at the former A&P site on Gun Hill Road with the coming of Circuit City and three additional buildings, a noncompliance with building and zoning codes has stalled the process for now. Comment.

MODULAR HOME SWINGS INTO PLACE

The first modular home of its kind to be installed in the five boroughs will welcome home a Navy veteran in a few months. It took one morning for a crane to hoist the home into place. Comment.

WANTED: HERBERT WILLIAMS

Police are on the hunt for a suspect wanted in connection with the sexual assault of a 20-year-old female attacked in the stairwell of a residential building near Burke Avenue on Sunday, October 28, at about 8:30 a.m. Comment.

WEDDING STUDIO OFFERS DISTRAUGHT BRIDES RELIEF

Celebration Studios crashed the party with an unexpected closing last month, leaving hundreds of brides scrambling to find a qualified photographer for their big day. Luckily, one local photo studio is offering to help clean up the mess. Comment.

WILDCARDS CELEBRATE SUCCESSFUL SEASON

Julio Figueroa has turned a lifelong passion into a much needed sports program for Bronx youth. Comment.

Western Queens Community Calendar

Southeast Queens Community Calendar

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

Sabini pleads to lesser charge in drunk driving case

Sabini admitted to driving while ability impaired (DWAI), a traffic violation. He released a statement later that day in which he accepted "full personal responsibility for the events that led to my arrest in Albany." Comment.

Feds’ Gambino roundup targets boro murders, gambling ring

Also indicted in the broad investigation, which included gambling, loan sharking and prostitution charges, was reputed Gambino captain Nicholas Corrozo for running a Queens-based gambling ring along with 25 Gambino members or associated, according to Queens DA Richard Brown. Comment.

Ackerman is not anti-Christian

Western Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

LIRR announcements rile Little Neck

Gennaro fighting SJU dorm plan

North Flushing wants rezoning

Gallagher rape case must be heard

An Island for All the People

Common Sense Under Arrest

Unspeakable Evil

Beware of Simple Solutions

QStage: Queens Theater Calendar

Southeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Gioia slams Rent-a-Center

Northeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Former walk-on does St. John’s proud

Little Neck Soccer: Titans win tourney

Third a charm for Lewis track

Blau Weiss Gottschee: Under-11 boys dominate indoor tournament

College Round-Up: Wright’s defense, McLean’s 24 points lead SJU women over Marquette

Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2008

Carradine steps down as Cardozo girls’ hoops coach

Larry Carradine, who coached the Benjamin Cardozo girls' basketball team for 26 years, resigned from the Bayside school Tuesday morning, the TimesLedger has learned. Comment.

David Oats, Flushing Meadows advocate, dies at 58

Oats' name became synonymous with Flushing Meadows Corona Park as early as the 1960s, after master builder Robert Moses told the then-young man he should form a group that would seek to protect the park. In the subsequent years, Oats was part of several groups whose central focus was the park and founded the Flushing Meadows Corona Park World's Fair Association, which he was chairman of until the time of his death. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 4, 2008

Everything’s coming up roses for 4705

Dancewave brings you Kids Cafe Festival 2008

Two shine bright in Tribes Gallery’s lone space

Artists & writers feel free to interpret Brooklyn

Brooklyn found in the backroom

‘Studies N Black’ and much more

POLICE BLOTTER

Beer and chocolate - that’s sweet

‘Transformation’ on a KCC stage

Check in with the Black Rock Coalition

Chocolate Chip Chamber Music

Students to sing master’s praises

‘Superheroes’ author leads literary revival

Joanna Newsom live in concert

Experience the romance of Venice

‘A Jerusalem Between Us’ takes a hard look at Israelis & Americans

Love in the Lunar New Year

‘The Wild Party’

Corigliano gala

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