Adara Simonelli was named tournament MVP for the 8th grade champs. Adara hit 5-of-7 free throws and scored 7 points in the title game. Nicole Weinman who led OLS in scoring for the tournament with 25 points, hit 19-of-27 free throws in the tournament.
Garden School jumped out to a 9-point halftime advantage before TDS narrowed the gap to one at the end of the third quarter. The Lady Griffins increased their defensive pressure and surged to outscore Trevor Day, 17-7, in the final period.
The professor, whose name was not released, was briefly detained after a screener turned up a partial human head, Port Authority spokesman Lou Martinez said. “He had half a human head which he uses for teaching purposes, so he was cleared and allowe
John Culbert, 37, was visiting the residence Jan. 31 before he left for a nearby restaurant with his two daughters, Edna Culbert, 7, and Judeah Culbert, 9, and his stepson, Maurice Ward, 11, police said. He did not return, and the children have not been s
Emergency personnel were scrambled to meet Delta Flight 119, which was travelling from Bombay to Paris and then on to New York, after a federal official received a tip that as many seven “people of interest” were aboard the jet, said Port Auth
Elaine Campos, 43, was rushed to Jamaica Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said. The accident took place near the Metropolitan Avenue exit in Forest Hills at 2:30 a.m., police said. The cause of the crash could not be determined.
Douglas Newton , 27, of 229-04 139th Ave. pleaded guilty to vehicular manslaughter, a charge that could have led to up to seven years in prison had he been convicted by a jury, the spokeswoman said. Since Newton was a first time offender with no prior rec
Friday, March 18 - Queensboro Council for Social Welfare announces the 14th Annual Reception honoring Queens social workers at Queensborough Hall, Room 213, from 1:45 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. For registration and nomination forms call Deborah Snype at 718-468-80
TUESDAY, FEB. 25 - Workshop on Tax Incentives for Industrial and Other Businesses, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Creek and the Cave Restaurant With LaGuardia CC Small Business Development Center. Learn how to take advantage of NY State and City tax incentives f
Richmond Hill residents and City Councilman Dennis Gallagher (D-Middle Village) criticized the city Landmarks Preservation Commission last week for shooting down the neighborhood’s proposed historic district.
One of the three, Gavin McFarlane of 146-19 223rd St. in Brookville, was arraigned Monday in State Supreme Court in Kew Gardens on charges of assault, gang assault, criminal possession of a weapon and endangering the welfare of a child, the DA said. <
We feel obliged to respond to the recent attack and labeling of Councilman Dennis Gallagher as “racially insensitive.” These accusations are far from the truth. Councilman Gallagher has been our biggest supporter in seeing issues important to
A few of these residents knew each other from past events in the community, but most were strangers to one another. Yet the group instantaneously recognized that they shared a common conviction that a war with Iraq would be wrong. As passengers from the s
Commissions are formed, reports are issued, proclamations and promises are made. But we’re wondering whether incumbent politicians who benefit from the partisan status quo can really be counted upon to lead a reform movement. We think that independe
Jan. 19 was a historic day for the millions of us who have stayed the course in our commitment to end the epidemic of gun violence in this city, and hopefully the nation. Mothers and others in this great city have made a statement.
On Friday, Jan. 21, radio host and celebrity Ms. Jones performed a radio skit called “Tsunami Song.” This skit has offended the members of this branch in addition to many residents of the northeast Queens community. We join others in asking th
Stop wearing your pants dragging to the ground. You might not know it, but you’re picking up all kinds of germs that are around. You will then go home and place them on your chair or couch, forgetting that you just came from the streets and brought
I would like to point out that the phrase “Polish concentration camps” used in this article is historically inaccurate and hurts the feelings of all Polish people. We feel this phrase is a defamation and gross falsification of history and trut
The mayor said he was personally in favor of allowing same-sex marriages but he wanted the matter to be resolved in the Court of Appeals before the city would begin handing out marriage licenses to homosexual couples. No issue in modern times has more pot
Then up steps Local 6A of the Cement & Concrete Workers which announced it would hold classes beginning March 1 for its four-year apprenticeship program in its new home at 29-18 35th Ave. in Long Island City. Union leaders say membership has been rapi
The Justice Department charges that Lorenzo and his brother have been using their record producing company to launder money for a convicted southeast Queens drug dealer. The police were acting on information allegedly provided by convicted drug dealer, Ke
The City Council should think long and hard before it takes this drastic step. Vallone’s bill would trample on basic civil liberties with limited hope of reducing the amount of ugly graffiti on city walls. There are scores of legitimate reasons for