Thursday, Feb. 15, 2001

‘Discoverer’ of boro to show slides at QMA

Author Steve Reichstein holds a slide presentation based on his book "Discovering Queens!" followed by a signing, at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18, at the Queens Museum of Art, as part of the month-long celebration of the museum's permanent exhibit, Panorama of the City of New York. Comment

Van strikes school bus at 78th Rd.

Fire Department officials said there were 12 children... Comment

Hawks beat Sheepshead Bay, Lincoln next

For seniors like Mike Thompson and Wayne Inniss and even Ken Gershon — who is retiring after 30 years as head coach —... Comment

Van Buren girls upend Global Studies, Cleveland

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Back-to-back losses drop York women to tourney’s No. 4 seed

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St. Francis Prep looking to lock up second place

Those are the words of St. Francis Prep varsity girls’ basketball head coach Tom Finn, whose Terriers stand poised to lock up second place in the Brooklyn/Queens Friday if they can get past a... Comment

York’s Taylor named CUNY Player of the Year

Since choosing York College over her hometown College of Staten Island three years ago, Tamara Taylor has met nothing but success on the basketball court. Twice she has been named to the All-CUNY first team and, after leading the Lady Cardinals to one of its best seasons in recent memory, Taylor has garnered the league’s top honor — the Player of the Year award. Comment

Queens men bounce back from loss with win

Not reading, writing and ‘rithmatic, but rebounds, running and most importantly,... Comment

Division races remain tight in DG basketball

A full slate of basketball games was on the schedule at the Dwarf Giraffe Athletic League’s gym this week as the competition continued to be exciting and division races remained close. Comment

LNDYC holding 2001 registration

The Little Neck Douglaston Youth club will hold registrations for the Spring 2001 intramural soccer and Little League baseball seasons. Comment

American Martyrs Rookie boys team captures CYO Flushing West ‘A’ title

The American Martyrs Rookie boys basketball team won the CYO Flushing West ‘A’ Division title, posting an impressive 13-1 regular season record. Throughout the season, the team played an up-tempo brand of basketball, combining a... Comment

Spring in the air at Midville Dodgers workouts

With about 50 players braving a cold wind that descended on the Maspeth Tennis Center, the Midville Dodgers officially opened their fifth season since the organization’s rebirth in 1997. Comment

OLS fifth-grade teams square off for second time this year

The two fifth-grade boys teams from Our Lady of the Snows met for the second time this year and again it was a see-saw battle from start to finish. The first time these teams met, the Paroulek team won 16-15 and handed the Dilan team... Comment

Tuthill, Gleason join Midville Dodgers staff

The Midville Dodgers announced late last month that Walter Tuthill and Jim Gleason will be joining their coaching staff for the 2001 season. Both Tuthill and Gleason bring several years of experience with them to the Dodgers staff.... Comment

Editorial: Tempest in a park potty

The controversy surrounding the proposed McLaughlin Playground potty – or in the parlance of the bureaucracy, the “comfort station,” shows just how difficult it is... Comment

Editorial: Rewrite drug laws

Brown is correct when he says... Comment

Our History: City artist crafted personal portait of Washington

Enveloped by legend and described in the words of Henry Lee as “first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen,” our first president’s qualities as a person were often obscured by adulation. But behind the facade stood a caring man and one highly capable of guiding our country through its crucial beginning years. Comment

To The Point: Runners ready to go in boro races in April

Groundhog Day came and went, and Punxsutawney Phil didn’t see his shadow, signaling another six weeks of winter, but Corona Kate and Flushing Phil saw their shadows, and spring will be arriving.... Comment

The Plant Doctor: Growing herb garden eases winter doldrums

I think that winter depression is finally settling in. The compost bin is full, the leaves have long been raked up, the lawn is covered with snow, some of the more sensitive shrubs have been protected from the cold weather; bulb beds prepared several months ago are covered with mulch and await the warm weather, and I have cleaned and re-cleaned my garden tools for the sixth or seventh time . Comment

One-stop dental care under one roof in Bayside

So the center’s owner, Dr. Nicholas Rallis, knows in... Comment

Bosco’s Corner: One win signifies nothing

It was a win that in normal years would have me stating without doubt... Comment

The Civic Scene: Recruiting, keeping teachers difficult task

The American Jewish Congress convened a panel at Queens Borough Hall last month to discuss the teacher shortage problem, but the panel didn’t offer many reasons, or solutions, why teachers don’t stay in New York City. The problem is that in the next five years about 55,000 licensed teachers will retire. Comment


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Lady Knights use smothering ‘D’ in 56-43 victory

And with the New York Collegiate Athletic Conference season winding down and... Comment

Queen of Peace comes back to earn win over St. Gregory’s

The Queens of Peace eighth graders defeated St. Gregory’s in a very exciting game Sunday, 38-37. Trailing 18-16 at halftime and 28-27 after three quarters, it was a wild final quarter with the game being tied four times in the closing... Comment

St. Andrew’s 8th-grade girls top St. Cecelia’s to advance

St. Andrew’s took on a tough team from St. Cecelia’s from Greenpoint at the CYO neutral site of St. Gregory’s on Sunday, Feb. 11. Comment

Little League to hold registration for 2001

The Ozone Park-Richmond Hill-Wakefield Little League will hold open registration for the 2001 season at the field office, located at 109-31 98 St. in Ozone Park on Tuesday, Feb. 20 and Wednesday, Feb. 21, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on... Comment

Berger’s Burg: Real, live Super Bowl ring visited Whitestone

I am sorry for myself. I am sorry for all the other grieving fans. And, in particular, I... Comment


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