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Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006

Friday’s High School scores

Christ the King 50, Rice 47. Comment

Friday, Jan. 20, 2006

Thursday’s High School scores

Sacred Heart 70, Cathedral Prep 61. Comment

Four males injured in attacks near Hillcrest HS

The group of men fled to Parsons Boulevard and Hillside Avenue, where they assaulted another 16-year-old male with what was described as a blunt object, and attacked two more males in the vicinity, police said. Comment

Transit workers union reject labor contract by seven votes

Roger Toussaint, president of the Transport Workers Union Local 100, Friday announced the result of voting by the union members. Toussaint said the union, which has nearly 34,000 workers, voted not to ratify the tentative contract by seven votes. Comment

Man arrested in Bayside shooting

Shakey Foster, of 168-37 118th Road, was arrested in the vicinity of his home around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday on charges of assault in connection with the shooting, according to Lt. Daniel Heffernan of the 111th Precinct. He was also wanted in connection with a robbery in the 113th Precinct, Heffernan said. Comment

Thursday, Jan. 19, 2006

Ridgewood boy dies after basketball game

BQE fire briefly stops No. 7 line

From Redmen to Red Storm

Queens crushes Tech

Garden School goes 1-2

Varsi Deli squeezed out a win over Harpell Chemist, 26-25 in an energy-charged game.

DePhillips Athletic Club: Red Storm rallies past Huskies

Twelve teams bid for the NJFFA National indoor tournament championship Jan. 15 for the 15 and under age bracket and the DAC Jets came up with five hard fought wins in a row to capture the title.

By Craig Giammona

Bayside man arrested in string of burglaries

Security guard charged in road rage

Man charged in rape of Ridgewood teen

Jax. Hts. man charged with sexual assault

Construction worker killed in Astoria

Woman arraigned in attack on mom

Man arrested in arson case on soccer club

Ex-Queens man reunited with Corvette stolen in ‘69

Bernard Fineson to get face-lift

No clues in senseless murder of PB man:

By Bret Nolan Collazzi Comment

North Bronx leaders ask that new school be named for Al Tuitt

As I.S./H.S. 362, a middle-school/high-school under construction in Williamsbridge, slowly advances toward its expected 2008 opening, a growing chorus of community leaders is calling on the city to dub it the Albert V. Tuitt Educational Complex, honoring a local educational and civil rights leader who died earlier this year. Comment


No new officers for 49th Pct.

It was sure to be a great moment for the entire City in its continuing war against crime, as 1,735 new police officers graduated in a grand ceremony at Madison Square Garden last week, but after all was said and done; some communities were left out in the cold when it was announced where those officers would be assigned. Comment


As debate rages, BP conditionally approves Yankee Stadium plan

Weeks after a stormy public hearing on a plan the local community board shot down, Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. is going to bat for the community and playing hardball regarding the new Yankee Stadium plan. Comment

MPRHL dedicates season to Joe Aceto

The Morris Park Roller Hockey League mourns the loss of one of its coaches, Joe Aceto, who passed away suddenly on January 9. Comment

Bronxite, Madonia, resigns from mayor

Bronxite Peter Madonia, who went directly from his job as an Arthur Avenue baker to chief of staff for Mayor Michael Bloomberg, resigned from his City Hall post to become the chief operating officer of the Rockefeller Foundation, a major charitable organization. Comment

Provenzano and Carrion fund CI Library emergency roof repair

The City Island Library recently had to contend with Mother Nature when a roof leak threatened to destroy many of the volumes housed at the facility, but money from Councilwoman Madeline Provenzano and assistance from Borough President Adolfo Carrion, Jr. has helped save the books and allow the library to continue to serve the community. Comment

TNBA announces 8th Annual St. Patrick

by Jon Minners Comment

City Planning OK

The Brush Avenue rezoning is one step closer to final approval this week following a thumbs-up from the City Planning Commission. Comment

NY Yankees present $500 checks to CB 10

The New York Yankees continue to show their commitment to the Bronx with further support of its youth and a gift that came just at the right time for high school students living in Community Board 10. Comment

Tree falls, badly injuring woman

Pel Bay, Morris Park drug ring smashed

By Bobby Ciafardini Comments (3)

52nd Precinct releases sketch of suspect wanted in sexual assault

Police have released a sketch of a suspect wanted in a sexual assault and robbery on a Bronx rooftop late last month. Comment

The Whys of War

Southeast Queens community Calendar

Northeast Queens community Calendar

Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Wednesday’s High School scores

Monsignor Scanlan 74, Cathedral Prep 38. Comment

Hundreds march to demand bank at Queensbridge

Taylor shouted "What do we want?" into a loudspeaker and more than 100 PS 111 students, their parents and teachers and Queensbridge residents responded "a bank!" The minister led the procession from PS 111 to the Center of Hope International at 40th Avenue, where elected officials and Taylor spoke to the crowd, which completely filled the building. Comment

Queens legislators press for tougher law in fatal child abuse cases

State Assemblywoman Nettie Mayersohn (D-Flushing) joined with state Sen. Serphin Maltese (R- Glendale) and the district attorneys from Brooklyn and Staten Island Thursday afternoon to call upon fellow legislators and law enforcement officials to support new legislation that would punish those accused of aggravated murder of a child as a major felony. Comment

Boro Council members retain most committee chairmanships

The one exception was Councilman James Sanders (D-Laurelton), who was stripped of the Economic Development Committee chair. The punishment is thought to be the result of his wrangling with the Queens Democratic Organization, which played the largest hand in Quinn's successful Speaker bid. Comment

How about reducing city debt and debt service?

Thanks Parks Dept. Manager Agnello

What happened to real names for high schools?

Weiner’s presence at rally was disloyal

Reader’s ‘real deal’ behind transit strike

Find new name for Martins Field

S. Asians don’t recognize recent Dem appointee

Public should know

The limits of free Speech

Brian does the right thing

Would you like to be a victim?

If you see something

Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2006

Tuesday’s High School scores

Christ the King 62, St. Francis Prep 47. Comment

Monday, Jan. 16, 2006

Revolutionary War Relic Found?

Sorry, I Let You Down

84th Pct. Community Council Meeting

Free Screenings For Glaucoma At LICH

Caton Place Neighbors Jeer 8-Story Building

Chamber Accepting Nominations For 2006 Building Brooklyn Awards

What Every Woman Needs to Know About Breast Health And Exams

Nominations For 2005 Building Brooklyn Awards

Carroll Gardens Teacher Named MetLife Fellow

Jazzy Yiddish

A Better Way to Plan...

Jazzy Yiddish Songs And More

Jazzy Yiddish Songs & More


MLK Inspires Students

Now Accepting Nominations For ‘06 Building Brooklyn Awards

Mulched Christmas Trees Keep On Giving Long After Holiday

Condos For Myrtle Ave.

Monday’s High School scores

Molloy 70, Holy Trinity 48. Comment

Truck carrying gasoline catches fire on BQE

Police called in a Level 3 mobilization in response to the fire, which completely shut down the highway in both directions after a temporary bridge that was under construction collapsed due to the flames, BNN reported. Comment

Ex-Bayside woman gets jail in ‘sweetheart scam’

Shirley Miller, 43, pleaded guilty to grand larceny and attempted grand larceny in October 2005 in connection with conning more than $500,000 from four elderly men between 1998 and 2004 by telling them bogus stories about personal hardship, including that she needed money for cancer treatment, that her parents had been killed and that she needed money to start a business. The charges were classified as hate crimes under state law because Miller targeted her victims because of their age, Queens DA Richard Brown said in a statement. Comment
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