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Thursday, March 20, 2008

Black History stamp introduced at library

Sliwa weighs campaign for public advocate post

Plans for new temple rile Jamaica Estates

High hopes for Paterson’s rise in Albany

Berger’s Burg: Children’s Easter joy part of holy day spirit

Every Easter morning, without any warning, he colors eggs, red, green or blue.Some he covers with spots, some with quaint little dots, and some with strange mixed colors, too.Red and green, blue and yellow, […] Comment

Con Ed bills 63 percent higher in NYC: Study

The state's Public Service Commission released its bi-annual survey of utility bills across the state earlier this year, which found that Con Ed customers in the five boroughs and Westchester County […] Comment

Astoria skate park finally a go: City

Vallone, who secured $1 million for the urban plaza-styled skate park, said the site will be the first of its kind in the five boroughs and will discourage skaters from using other neighborhood sites […] Comment

City permits tenants to sue their landlords

"This bill is not just another tool in the fight to preserve affordable housing, it will allow more people to feel safe in their homes," said City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan), addressing […] Comment

39th Pl. in Sunnyside renamed for Republican leader Suraci

Community Board 2 voted unanimously in favor of the renaming, which was brought forward by Joseph Suraci, Anthony's son."It was kind of emotional when they finally approved it," Joseph Suraci, a Middle […] Comment

New election planned to fill Gallagher’s seat

Seminerio still going strong after 30 years in Assembly

"Nobody does it like I do," Seminerio said, sitting at a table with his family as patrons were served traditional Italian food at the $200-per-person event. "Look at that food. That's how I serve […] Comment

Forest Hills school set to open in fall

A report on new schools which are to open in the fall released last month by the city Department of Education listed the red brick building at 108-55 69th Ave. in Forest Hills as a facility for pre-kindergarten […] Comment

Peralta event celebrates Latina women

The event, sponsored by state Assemblyman Jose Peralta (D-Jackson Heights), the Latin American Immigrant Alliance and Center Care Health Insurance, takes place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 29, at PS 69 […] Comment

Program teaches Corona students financial basics

"Time is money," he told them. "You figure out your competitive advantage and you make a career out of it. Math was an advantage for me."Then as his session wrapped up, he told them he would organize […] Comment

Qns. Library to support new HS

The Queens Public Library will provide curriculum support for the Queens High School for Information, Research and Technology, which opens in Far Rockaway this fall. The school, located at 821 Beach 25th […] Comment

LaGuardia to host nat’l ed conference

Juniper Park Civic mulls Atlas bus route

The bus, which currently stops at the Roosevelt Avenue bus depot in Jackson Heights before heading into Maspeth and Middle Village and returning to the depot, would make a stop at the Shops on Cooper […] Comment

Forest Hills seniors share Broadway memories

In a basement classroom at the senior citizens center, located within the Forest Hills Jewish Center, 14 women and two men listened to Jones talk last Thursday morning about the words and music that have […] Comment

Nobel winner lends a helping hand in Jackson Hts.

Grameen Bank, the microlending organization founded in Bangladesh in 1976 by 2006 Nobel laureate Mohammad Yunus, has set up shop in the neighborhood.Grameen America, an offshoot of Grameen Bank, opened […] Comment

Board again denies parole for Kitty Genovese’s killer

"Your release would be incompatible with the welfare and safety of the community," board members of the New York State Division of Parole told Moseley March 12.Moseley, a business machine operator from […] Comment

Authorities seek mother of fetus left in Corona

On March 12 at 10:53 p.m., two Hispanic adults left the fetus, already dead and wrapped in a bag, at Our Lady of Sorrows on 37th Avenue, police said. They do not believe the adults were the parents, the […] Comment

Ferraro quits Clinton campaign

Ferraro, who could not be reached for comment, had worked on the finance committee for Clinton's presidential bid, but relinquished her position on March 12 after saying the campaign of U.S. Sen. […] Comment

Parking permit plan for residents unveiled

Residential parking permits (RPP) are the solution reached by seven communities throughout the five boroughs in a dozen workshops with DOT personnel during the fall and winter, allowing some space to […] Comment

2 found slain in SUV in Broad Channel

St. Andrew Avellino CYO boys in semifinals

Molloy’s fateful season comes to close, future looks bright

Sure they wanted to win, wanted to continue their season in Glens Falls, site of the state Federation tournament in two weeks. But the glow of ending rival Christ the King's 23-year reign atop the […] Comment

MS 74 wins middle school girls’ volleyball crown for first time in 13 years

Nagel’s goal leads Monsters in Waldbaum’s Cup

Molloy, Cross take home titles

Georgetown senior, born in Queens, is one of the country’s best big men

But his background? That's up to debate. You see, Hibbert was born in Queens - Flushing to be exact. But his family moved to Adelphi, Md., when he was 2 years old. "I always say I'm from Queens, […] Comment

Gottschee U-12s rout Cincinnati

Morris, Witkowski lead St. John’s over LIU

Title is ‘A’-OK with Royals

"At first, a lot of people weren't up for it," Pena said. "At first, I wasn't even up for it. It's not the same, ya know? We're used to winning. But I talked to them and said, 'We […] Comment

Wildcats roar: John Bowne makes first girls’ hoops city title game behind senior point guard’s 14 points, leadership

"I was telling the clock to hurry up and hit zero," Mitchell said.And when it did, the scoreboard showed a 55-52 victory for John Bowne against rival Martin Van Buren in the PSAL Class A quarterfinals […] Comment

Jamaica native plays the waiting game

It's not where the Jamaica native envisioned himself, not when he signed a letter of intent last year. But the Golden Eagles are ranked No. 20 in the country with a 24-9 record, so the former Bayside […] Comment

Dragons dispatch Breakers in Waldbaum’s Cup

Queens man admits running teen sex den

Corey "Magnificent" Davis, 35, pleaded guilty Friday in federal court in Bridgeport, Conn., for organizing the ring, which included many girls under the age of 18, federal prosecutors said. Davis lured […] Comment

Jamaica site brings the funk

The Greater Jamaica Development Corporation and the Downtown Jamaica Cultural District announced last week the launch of a new Web site promoting the neighborhood's culture and art. The site, jamaicafunk.org, […] Comment

Green carts initiative gets $1.5M boost from donor

The green carts legislation will put 150 fruit and vegetable carts on the streets of Queens neighborhoods including Jamaica, Springfield Gardens, St. Albans, Hollis and the Rockaways, areas where a 2004 […] Comment

103 Pct. gives parents tips for Internet safety

During the precinct's community council meeting last week, Officer Dion Harris of the NYPD's Youth Services Section, gave a special presentation to parents about ways they can safely surf cyberspace. […] Comment

Dead woodhaven man found, spray painted

Bomb scare evacuates Queens Village school

Computers stolen from Queensborough

Two Queens vice cops charged with DWI

Little Neck burglars take $50K from home

Police seek suspect in Flushing bank robbery

Bicyclist fatally struck in Woodside

CB 8 votes down temple over parking

The Bukharian Community Center, a 10-year-old congregation in Jamaica Estates, began its application last year after it grew too large to continue leasing space from other temples nearby. With a congregation […] Comment

Prostitute rescue group honored

Scarborough was scheduled to honor the Girls Educational & Mentoring Services, which helps 12- to 21-year-old women who were sexually abused and forced to work as prostitutes in New York City, during […] Comment

City’s ed policy board lacks Queens advocate

In the four months without Queens representation, the Panel for Education Policy has voted on a capital budget and on Monday approved an end to social promotion for eighth-graders by an 11-to-1 margin.Queens […] Comment

Queens pols hail Paterson’s rise

"Overall, I think he's going to be great for New York and for Queens," said U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights), head of Queens's Democratic Party."Without a doubt, there's no question […] Comment

Smith sees life after Spitzer for NY

Paterson initially told his aide the call could wait, explaining that he was meeting with the minority leader. But the aide told him, "You really need to take this call," Smith recalled.Excusing himself […] Comment

Link suspected between MS-13 and fatal Dec. 26 attack

According to court documents, Jose Balmore Rodriguez, 21, Jose Rodriguez, 19 and Santos Rodriguez, 19, all of 63 Allen Dr. in Great Neck, were each charged with murder in January in the Dec. 26. beating […] Comment

Women forced into sex: DA

Thomas Spann, 30, Tamisha Allen, 25, and Percressa Gaines, 19, all of 316 Beach 68th St., were arraigned Monday on charges of forcing two women, ages 20 and 25, to perform sexual acts for money. In a […] Comment

Deal spares councilman prison time

Gallagher, 43, who is married and has two children, entered a guilty plea to forcible touching and sex abuse, both misdemeanors, before Queens Criminal Court Judge Robert Raciti. As part of the plea deal, […] Comment

Dentist slay suspect had high-priced Ga. lawyer

Shortly after police arrested Mikhail Mallayev at his suburban Atlanta home, the 50-year-old immigrant from Uzbekistan hired former DeKalb County District Attorney Jeffrey H. Brickman to fight his extradition […] Comment

Vague rules muddle succession

How will the new shift in power affect how votes are decided in the state Legislature? Why hasn't the 70-year-old state constitution been changed to make the order of succession process simpler?"We've […] Comment

Comrie bill aims to limit concert ticket scalping

City Councilman Leroy Comrie (D-St. Albans) certainly does, and he introduced a new bill last week to crack down on re-sellers who overinflate ticket prices.The Ticket Resale Consumer Fairness bill, which […] Comment

Witness says Bell’s pals never asked for gun

Fabio Coicou took the stand in the criminal trial against three undercover officers who fired at Bell, Trent Benefield and Joseph Guzman outside a Jamaica strip club on Nov. 25, 2006. Coicou admitted […] Comment

Bones matched to Woodhaven woman who disappeared

Reyna Isabel De Los Santos, who would have been 43 this year, was reported missing after a June 19 fight with her husband, Edwin Fuentes, who is now facing charges for abusing Reyna's 18-year-old […] Comment

Offers pour in after owner puts properties up for auction

Adelaide Polsinelli, a broker with Besen & Associates, said Bowne St. Associates LLC is selling a portfolio of 10 apartment buildings, five townhouse buildings and a parking lot approved for more […] Comment

Baysider raises funds for wheelchair swing

Lomangino, who volunteers several days a week at St. Mary's Hospital for Children, said the fact that the handicapped children do not get the full use of the playground tugs at her heart, so in January […] Comment

Power costs more in NYC: Survey

The PSC released its bi-annual survey of state utility bills earlier this year which found that Con Ed's customers in New York City and Westchester County pay significantly higher monthly bills than […] Comment

St. Agnes celebrates century in College Point

Nestled in the heart of College Point at 13-20 124th St., much has changed since the first students made their way through the halls of St. Agnes Catholic High School 100 years ago. But though a century […] Comment

2 candidates compete for Gennaro’s Council seat

At least three potential candidates have considered running for Gennaro's seat in the 2009 race, though one has dropped out of the race, according to city Campaign Finance Board listings.Martha Taylor […] Comment

Poll finds city’s top cop is top mayor pick in ‘09

The poll found 22 percent of the 1,427 voters queried favored Kelly. U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-Forest Hills) followed with 14 percent, tying with Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. Next came […] Comment

Police seek to ID Flushing remains

About six months ago, police said an LIRR track worker discovered the remains of what appeared to be a middle-aged man. Although it was not initially considered a criminal case when the remains were […] Comment

Senior Umbrella Network welcomes borough hall brass

Shimmying and shaking for Coney’s future

Brooklyn women’s achievements celebrated every day in March

Nasty Junk foods out, healthy snack foods in

P.S. 152 readers prowl library with the cat in the hat

Local Students sing Shrek creator’s praises

Cops collar kiddie crooks

It’s amazing how two kids could cause so many problems. Cops from the 61st Precinct told members of the Madison Marine Civic Association last week that burglaries in the area dropped to nearly nothing […] Comments (1)

Woman punched and robbed

Two young thugs are being sought for beating and robbing a 58-year-old woman as she rode an F train through the heart of the borough. The woman told police that she was approaching the Avenue I station […] Comment

Midwood loses power

Citi Field is a grand slam for environment: Marshall

"Citi Field will be the most environmentally friendly park ever," Bloomberg said at a news conference in Shea Stadium's Diamond Club last Thursday. "Flushing Meadows Corona Park was where people came […] Comment

Kids correspond with U.S. troops: Offer words of thanks, support

The students at P.S. 222 in Marine Park know that freedom doesn’t come free. To show their gratitude these patriotic school children recently penned letters to U.S. troops who are serving in Iraq […] Comment

‘Drop-off’ babies in limbo

While newborns dropped off at area firehouses, hospitals and other “havens” by their troubled parents may be safe, their future is far from secure. These babies are instead left in a limbo of […] Comment

Graveyard cutting crew: Inside Brooklyn’s body-snatching horror

As the mastermind of the headline-grabbing body-snatching case was officially carted off to prison this week, the ugliness of his team’s misdeeds was being disclosed in gruesome detail inside a Brooklyn […] Comment

Not my fault, principal sez: Midwood H.S. head defends status of new library

While blame for a students’-only library has been cast his way, the principal of Midwood High School insisted this week that he is without fault in this burgeoning controversy. At issue is whether […] Comment

Hi-tech ‘gotcha’ for errant truckers

Someday soon, a sensor hidden in the roadway could play a serious game of “gotcha” with tractor trailers that stray off designated truck routes. Already, a pilot project utilizing cameras and […] Comment

Fire on East 38th St.

Ground zero for Spitzer meltdown: Local reaction to gov scandal

Claiming that there was no one better qualified to run the state in these tumultuous times, Brooklyn legislators and political leaders are applauding the elevation of David Paterson to Governor now that […] Comment

Challenge to mayor’s budget ax

A Brooklyn City Councilman is pushing legislation demanding the reversal of school budget cuts. City Council Member Bill de Blasio and Manhattan Council Member Robert Jackson introduced a resolution “calling […] Comment

Totten opens visitor center

The new visitors center, located along the park's waterfront edge and away from the entrance, was renovated with $450,000 allocated by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and $850,000 in funding from Borough […] Comment

New Dorm woes: College complex garners complaints

Brooklyn College’s first-ever dormitory is already damaging its neighbors—all before a single brick has been laid—this paper has learned. Work at the site, 1 Kenilworth Place, has undermined […] Comment

St. Pat’s parade coming

Bay Ridge will go green when the community’s 15th annual St. Patrick’s Parade steps off on March 30th. Led by Brooklyn District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes, a Bay Ridge resident, […] Comment

March is for outstanding Brooklyn women

Dr. Seuss continues to inspire readers

Boost for P.S. 217 library: Children express appreciation for activist’s dedication

Kids given healthy alternatives to junk food

Access to Midwood H.S. library annex becomes bone of contention

While blame for a students-only library has been cast his way, the principal of Midwood High School insisted this week that he is without fault in this burgeoning controversy. At issue is whether a library […] Comment

Bklyn Outrage over school budget cuts

A Brooklyn City Councilman is pushing legislation demanding the reversal of school budget cuts. City Council Member Bill de Blasio and Manhattan Council Member Robert Jackson introduced a resolution “calling […] Comment

Time for scheming ghouls to pay price for ghastly acts

As the mastermind of the headline-grabbing body-snatching case was officially carted off to prison this week, the ugliness of his team’s misdeeds was being disclosed in gruesome detail inside a Brooklyn […] Comment

Flushing pair charged in baby’s death

The DA said Hang Bin Li, 23, and Ying Li, 22, both of 43-18 Union St., were charged with the murder after allegedly violently shaking their baby daughter, Annie Li, in October, causing serious injuries […] Comment

Thugs attack woman in subway

Two young thugs are being sought for beating and robbing a 58-year-old woman as she rode an F train through the heart of the borough. The woman told police that she was approaching the Avenue I station […] Comment

Costly DOE consultants

Parents have a message for the city Department of Education as it looks for ways to cut corners – fire your consultants. “The consultants that you’re paying millions of dollars to – […] Comment

Cell phone study aids

The city Department of Education’s new program providing cell phones to students is giving kids a shot in the arm, but a Brooklyn principal isn’t so sure it will last. “We’ve already […] Comment

District 22 urges restoration of school cuts: Group passes resolution urging mayor to reverse $180 M from budget cuts

District 22’s Community Education Council filed paperwork in hope of reversing the recent budget cuts to public schools. The CEC unanimously passed a resolution opposing the cuts – $180 million […] Comment

Newkirk name change: Transit Authority considers merchants’ ‘Plaza’ request

After 20 years, it finally appears as if an idea pushed by merchants at Newkirk Plaza may come to fruition, as New York City Transit (TA) seriously considers the idea of changing the name of the station […] Comment

KAF tackles quality of life offenses

In May of 1991, a small band of Kensington residents, tired of crime in the neighborhood, banded together to do something about. With a meeting that attracted hundreds, the Kensington Action Force, a […] Comment

Phooey on Bloomy’s parking permit plan

A Brooklyn lawmaker last week ripped Mayor Bloomberg’s recently released residential parking permit plan as a lot of hooey. “How can you propose a change as sweeping as this without knowing […] Comment

Paterson era starts: Bklyn has hopes for new governor

Claiming that there was no one better qualified to run the state in these tumultuous times, Brooklyn legislators and political leaders are applauding the elevation of David Paterson to Governor now that […] Comment

Stop-work order on dorm site

Brooklyn College’s first-ever dormitory is already damaging its neighbors—all before a single brick has been laid—this paper has learned. Work at the site, 1 Kenilworth Place, has undermined […] Comment

Ex-Bayside officer gets one year for DWI death

Criminal Court Judge Meryl Berkowitz informed Baymack, who worked out of the 103rd Precinct in Jamaica with Rivera, that she had changed the former Bayside resident's original plea deal made in January, […] Comment

Tilden Hall probe: Shelter under investigation

A controversial homeless shelter that opened last January is under the microscope. The city’s Department of Investigation (DOI) is reportedly looking into allegations of improprieties at Tilden Hall, […] Comments (3)

Elite healthcare centers expand services

Colon cancer campaign

4th annual Spring Fling Egg Hunt

Environmental essay writing contest

One-day conference on immigrant youth

100th birthday party for ‘Shrek’ creator

Domestic violence shield: Protections extended beyond married couples, relatives

Plan seeks to squeeze more green out of yellow taxi cabs

Instead of demanding everyone fork over their green to ease congestion in the city, Mayor Michael Bloomberg should focus on something more…yellow. That was the proposal many southern Brooklyn legislators […] Comment

Avella opposes China as Olympic Games site

Avella announced last week that he is also asking corporations headquartered or doing business in New York City to review their financial dealings with China to ensure compliance with international human […] Comment

Outstanding women: Borough Hall toasts many throughout March

Bklyn marchers going green

Bay Ridge will go green when the community’s 15th annual St. Patrick’s Parade steps off on March 30th. Led by Brooklyn District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes, a Bay Ridge resident, […] Comment

Bumping & grinding for Coney’s future

Letting a little sun-shine in

Borough Hall hails black contributions

Blazing a trail for healthier communities

Bklyn voice on state bd.

Brooklyn now has a stronger voice in the state’s education system. That’s because a veteran educator who spent 36 years working at schools in the borough was just appointed to serve on the Board […] Comment

Avella blasts city over crane crash

"Commissioner Lancaster must be held accountable for the agency's egregious failures under her tenure," Tony Avella (D-Bayside) said in a prepared statement.Seven people died when a steel support […] Comment

He isn’t out of his mind — just his pants

Way back in October, I asked the question, “Not for nothing, is Governor Spitzer out of his mind? At that time he was planning on giving illegal residents driver’s licenses, claiming that it […] Comment

‘Drop-off’ babies left in adoption limbo: ‘Clean-up bills’ aim to make process easier

While newborns dropped off at area firehouses, hospitals and other “havens” by their troubled parents may be safe, their future is far from secure. These babies are instead left in a limbo of […] Comment

Two sought in subway attack

Two young thugs are being sought for beating and robbing a 58-year-old woman as she rode an F train through the heart of the borough. The woman told police that she was approaching the Avenue I station […] Comment

Brooklyn tenants get their day in court: New Tenant Protection Act is signed

Hundreds of tenants and housing advocates from across the city cheered as Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn announced the signing of the Tenant Protection Act, a law that will allow […] Comment

Kosher win for neighborhood yeshivah: Tasty cookbook claims title in 18th annual Tabasco competition

The new face of kosher cooking shines smilingly out of a recent community cookbook, a winner in a nationwide competition devoted to such volumes. The cookbook produced by the Yeshivah of Flatbush snagged […] Comment

Bay View residents

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Lost tunnel saga debuts on YouTube: Teaser trailer gives advance peek at new documentary on Bob Diamond

Instead of a damp, dark tunnel, urban explorer Bob Diamond can now be seen in more sterile environs: YouTube. A teaser trailer for a planned documentary about Diamond, the re-discoverer of the old Long […] Comment

Critics confront City Hall axe man: Resolution calls for restoration school funds

A Brooklyn City Councilman is pushing legislation demanding the reversal of school budget cuts. City Council Member Bill de Blasio and Manhattan Council Member Robert Jackson introduced a resolution “calling […] Comment

Brooklyn’s foreclosure crisis sparks bipartisan action

In the current economic climate, every single day, 22 Brooklyn families lose their homes to foreclosure. Across the country, upwards of one million families were similarly affected in 2007, with an increase […] Comment

Canarsie rezoning coming: City to unveil new plan encompassing 300 blocks

Canarsie residents will get their first look at the rezoning proposal crafted for the neighborhood early next month. The Department of City Planning (DCP) will be unveiling “preliminary recommendations […] Comment

Phooey on Mike’s parking permit scheme

A Brooklyn lawmaker last week ripped Mayor Bloomberg’s recently released residential parking permit plan as a lot of hooey. “How can you propose a change as sweeping as this without knowing […] Comment

Ghoulish cutting crew

As the mastermind of the headline-grabbing body-snatching case was officially carted off to prison this week, the ugliness of his team’s misdeeds was being disclosed in gruesome detail inside a Brooklyn […] Comment

Hi-tech gotcha for errant truck drivers

Someday soon, a sensor hidden in the roadway could play a serious game of “gotcha” with tractor trailers that stray off designated truck routes. Already, a pilot project utilizing cameras and […] Comment

Nothing but love for David: Brooklyn welcomes Paterson’s ascension as gov

Claiming that there was no one better qualified to run the state in these tumultuous times, Brooklyn legislators and political leaders are applauding the elevation of David Paterson to Governor now that […] Comment

‘Boarding’ on new Canarsie Pier

There’s good news for Canarsie skateboarders. Ongoing plans to revamp Canarsie Park now include a facility where they can enjoy their sport, according to City Councilmember Lewis Fidler, who has […] Comment

Show and cell: New tower unmaksed

A proposed cell phone tower in Canarsie will be considerably less patriotic—but still remains quite controversial. Initially proposed as a tower disguised as a 52-foot illuminated flagpole, the tower […] Comment

Fundraisers

Spring fling egg hunt: Fun starts at Empire-Fulton Ferry State Pk

Tall salute to African-american heroes

Coney island advocates push parkland plan

Borough Hall salutes outstanding women

Here are a few more places to ‘can it’

Getting a move on a becoming healthier adults

Lunar new year shines bright in Brooklyn

‘Opting out’ of those pesky paper flyers: ‘Lawn Litter Law’ offers homeowners respite from unwelcome solicitations

Brooklyn residents who are fed up with unwanted advertisements cluttering up their stoops and doorsteps may now have a solution. A new state law bans companies from dumping circulars, menus and the like […] Comment

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More anti-Semitic incidents: ADL stats reflect uptick in swastika-type events

Anti-Semitic incidents increased in Brooklyn last year, but not by a startling degree, according to a report released by the Anti-Defamation League this week. Upon completing their audit of criminal and […] Comment

A family affair for the Army: Support for those left behind after deployment

Sweating under the healthcare axe: Officials warn budget cuts would be devastating

Hundreds of nursing homes and other long-term health care facilities throughout the New York region are facing the grim reality that the state will cut over $800 million from their budget over the next […] Comment

Teen’s cancer-fighting legacy lives on: Family urges Congress to devote more money to disease

Francesco “Frankie” Loccisano may have lost his own battle with cancer, but his fight to help others continues. This week the family of the late Bay Ridge teenager joined Rep. Vito Fossella […] Comment

Squeeze green from yellow cabs, some say: New proposal would slap fee on city taxi fleet

Instead of demanding everyone fork over their green to ease congestion in the city, Mayor Michael Bloomberg should focus on something more…yellow. That was the proposal many southern Brooklyn legislators […] Comment

Lever voting machines on the way out: NYC Board of Elections chooses new paper ballot system for disabled voters

The New York City Board of Elections’ choice of a ballot marking system for disabled voters is likely to lead to the selection of optical ballot scanning devices by next year to replace the lever […] Comment

Cell phones as study aids

The city Department of Education’s new program providing cell phones to students is giving kids a shot in the arm, but a Brooklyn principal isn’t so sure it will last. “We’ve already […] Comment

Pressure on to flip Clinton’s super delegates: Towns, Clarke pledge to Hillary despite Bklyn voters

Fresh from her wins in the Texas and Ohio presidential primaries, the Hillary Clinton campaign came out swinging to hold onto her Brooklyn “super delegates.” “We are very excited that the […] Comment

New tune for the DOE: Critics want more music & art for children

Art, music, health and shop classes – that’s what students need to succeed. Brooklynites sent that message to city Department of Education (DOE) officials at a hearing about a proposal to toughen […] Comment

District 22 tries to roll back budget cuts

District 22’s Community Education Council filed paperwork in hope of reversing the recent budget cuts to public schools. The CEC unanimously passed a resolution opposing the cuts – $180 million […] Comment

A Year of Dining Out

19-06 Ditmars BoulevardAstoria, NY 11105718-545-4554www.agnantimeze.comAgnanti is a quintessential local, family-owned gem of a restaurant. If it has any flaw, it is that the tables are a bit close together, […] Comment

Remedy for foreclosure crisis: New effort could be a lifeline for many homeowners

In the current economic climate, every single day, 22 Brooklyn families lose their homes to foreclosure. Across the country, upwards of one million families were similarly affected in 2007, with an increase […] Comment

Brooklyn voice on Board of Regents: Educator Dr. Lester Young, Jr. takes seat

Brooklyn now has a stronger voice in the state’s education system. That’s because a veteran educator who spent 36 years working at schools in the borough was just appointed to serve on the Board […] Comment

Cops: Kiddie crooks on ice

It’s amazing how two kids could cause so many problems. Cops from the 61st Precinct told members of the Madison Marine Civic Association last week that burglaries in the area dropped to nearly nothing […] Comment

Student gets his jaw broken

Questions about safety at John Dewey High School were raised last week after a student suffered a broken jaw during a no-holds-barred brawl with a classmate. Cops from the 60th Precinct said that the […] Comment

Mark Twain School town hall

Racial quotas are gone from I.S. 239 Mark Twain School for the Gifted and Talented and that will impact all the middle schools in District 21. Parents have a chance to learn about the ramifications and […] Comment

Break out your green tie: St. Pat’s parade coming

Bay Ridge will go green when the community’s 15th annual St. Patrick’s Parade steps off on March 30th. Led by Brooklyn District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes, a Bay Ridge resident, […] Comment

Mouthpiece sez Bklyn rep was entrapped: Assemblymember Diane Gordon on tape describing her dream home to developer

Embattled Brooklyn Assemblymember Diane Gordon elected to play the entrapped victim in court last week amid charges that she had planned to use her political influence to get a new home from a developer […] Comment

Gloria’s Passover Table: Hold the gastric distress

Hubby Alex (TimesLedger columnist Alex Berger) defines the chief malefactors in wait on the Passover tables as culprits who are, as we speak, arming themselves to attack viciously upon contact. He warns […] Comment

New captain takes command of 61st Precinct: George Mastrokostas, formerly of 70th Pct., takes job

Another dyed-in-the-wool Brooklynite has been picked to lead the 61st Precinct. Formerly of the 70th Precinct in Flatbush, Captain George Mastrokostas has been spending his first week as commanding officer […] Comment

‘Drop-off’ babies are left in limbo: New effort made to make adoption easier

While newborns dropped off at area firehouses, hospitals and other “havens” by their troubled parents may be safe, their future is far from secure. These babies are instead left in a limbo of […] Comment

Manhattan Beach schism

Détente is dead in Manhattan Beach. A disgruntled faction of Manhattan Beach Community Group (MBCG) members announced this week that they have decided to break away from the 67-year-old organization […] Comment

Brighton burns as downzoning waits: Suspicious new fire on Brighton 5 walk

Maybe next month. That’s the word for all those waiting for the Department of City Planning to unveil a long-awaited downzoning study of Brighton Beach. In February, Councilmember Mike Nelson told […] Comment

‘Lost tunnel’ makes a splash on the web: New Bob Diamond video makes its debut on popular YouTube site

Instead of a damp, dark tunnel, urban explorer Bob Diamond can now be seen in more sterile environs: YouTube. A teaser trailer for a planned documentary about Diamond, the re-discoverer of the old Long […] Comment

Tenants get their day in court

Hundreds of tenants and housing advocates from across the city cheered as Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn announced the signing of the Tenant Protection Act, a law that will allow […] Comment

Critics confront the axe man: New resolution calls on mayor to restore cuts to schools

A Brooklyn City Councilman is pushing legislation demanding the reversal of school budget cuts. Bill de Blasio and Robert Jackson, a councilman representing Manhattan, introduced a resolution “calling […] Comment

‘Pulling it out of their keister’

A Brooklyn lawmaker last week ripped Mayor Bloomberg’s recently released residential parking permit plan as a lot of hooey. “How can you propose a change as sweeping as this without knowing […] Comment

Ground zero for Spitzer meltdown

Claiming that there was no one better qualified to run the state in these tumultuous times, Brooklyn legislators and political leaders are applauding the elevation of David Paterson to Governor now that […] Comment

Two sought in F train attack: Thieves punch 58-year-old woman and run away with her bag

Two young thugs are being sought for beating and robbing a 58-year-old woman as she rode an F train through the heart of the borough. The woman told police that she was approaching the Avenue I station […] Comment

From the Footlights: Astorian’s Pinter role powered by empathy

There is Max, played by Ian McShane, the unspeakably crass and vicious family patriarch of a dysfunctional and brutal North London family. Raœl Esparza also stars as Lenny, cunning and swarthy, the […] Comment

TREE PLANTINGS FOR ASTHMA ALLEY

What […] Comment

TRIBECA HELPS STUDENTS TACKLE BX STEREOTYPES

Faced with stereotypes everyday, schoolchildren in the highly underserved Morrisania community have teamed with the Tribeca Film Festival for help in debunking various Bronx myths while empowering themselves and their neighborhoods. Comment

DELI BEATS CO-OP

The owners of the B&D Water […] Comment

LOCAL LITTLE LEAGUES STILL WITHOUT A FIELD

Local youth on the Pelham Parkway Little League will face several inconveniences this season with news that Parks Department renovation efforts on Jacob Field will not be completed until 2009. Comment

ST. CATHARINE

CONTAMINATED SOIL REMOVED FROM SCHOOL SITE

In the afternoon and evening hours on March 11, concerned residents and teachers gathered at P.S. 156 for a public availability session to discuss the Site Management Plan for the former Metro North property located in Mott Haven. Comment

VMA CELEBRATES GYM TEACHER

The Breakfast of Champions at Villa Maria Academy honored many champions and heroes, but one was forgotten […] Comment

CABLEVISION PROVIDES FREE INTERNET SERVICE TO BELMONT SCHOOL

Students and teachers at the P.S. 32 Belmont School will now enjoy blazing fast Internet access for free. Comment

BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS

Past and future converged as the Villa Maria Academy […] Comment

TWO WORLDS COLLIDE AT CARIDAD AND LOUIE

A new Bronx restaurant is offering residents the best of both worlds. Comment

CB 7 HIRES NEW DM, REPLACING RITA KESSLER

Fernando Tirado, a former Department of Health employee for 13 years, is the new Bronx Community Board 7 district manager. Comment

D

As Morris Park residents continue their fight against Karma, a local night spot on White Plains Road, the 49th Precinct and several city agencies are making sure a similar location does not leave a sense […] Comment

CINDERELLA TEAM ENDS GOMPERS

The Cinderella story continues for the Westinghouse Warriors, as sophomore sensation Clarence Elder hit a three-point shot with only 3.5 seconds remaining in overtime to put the Brooklyn school in the PSAL A Division finals. Comment

COMMUNITY HAPPENINGS

The New Yankee Stadium Community Benefits Fund has helped launch the second year of the Bronx CUNY Scholarship Fund with a contribution of $50,000. Comment

DEVELOPER ASKED TO FINISH LOCUST POINT HOMES

The owner of an unfinished Locust Point development, which has been an eyesore and a hazard to the community for some time now, is being pressured to complete the project. Comment

LOCAL EXPLORERS TO TEST THEIR SKILLS

From search and seizure operations to domestic crisis interventions, area youth will test their skills at the 2008 National Law Enforcement Exploring Conference. Comment

BRONX HS STUDENTS FILM BOROUGH ON THE RISE

A Bronx high school has recaptured glory by making a film about the school, educational and community changes, and the Bronx […] Comment

COUNTRY CLUB ARSON LEAVES 20-YEAR OLD HOMELESS

A fire on March 2 severely burned a home at 1440 MacDonough Place, leaving Mario Disarro, 20, who lived alone since his grandfather […] Comment

USING HAMMERS, THE BRONX EXHIBITS A BIG HEART

Bronxites are gearing up to change lives, one swing at a time. Comment

POLS HOST LONG-TERM CARE FORUM

Despite a change at the top of state government, elected officials in Albany are on the heels of a new budget and Bronx nursing home residents will feel the effects. Comment

LADY KNIGHTS LEFT ON THE OUTSIDE LOOKING IN

The Kennedy Lady Knights feel the best teams were not playing at Madison Square Garden, on Sunday, March 16, when the PSAL hosted its AA Division girls […] Comment

MAKING THE MIDNIGHT RUN

Patiently in the doorway he stood, watching, waiting their arrival. It was March 13, a chilly night nearing eight o […] Comment

NATIONAL CHAMPIONS

On Saturday March 15, the #1-seeded Lady Mustangs defeated the #2 seed and tournament host, Mohawk Valley Community College (Utica, NY), 79-48, to win the title. Comment

NOTED SCHOLAR, PELHAM GARDENS RESIDENT, PASSES AT 79

Regis High School teacher, Fordham University professor and longtime Pelham Gardens resident, John Nelson, passed away on March 14 at the age of 79, leaving friends with fond memories of his earlier years. Comment

ST. BEN

In what has become an annual event, elected officials from the Throggs Neck area served breakfast to parade participants and committee members, as well as hundreds of spectators, before the 2008 St. Patrick […] Comment

49TH TO CRACKDOWN ON WHITE PLAINS RD. DOUBLE PARKERS

Better be careful where you double-park your car. Comment

PARROTS CREATE HARMONIOUS MORNINGS, AND SOME TENSION

Despite a majority of Haight Avenue residents who are overjoyed by the melodious morning sounds of songbirds from a nearby nest, at least one neighbor feels their presence is nothing to sing about. Comment

CB 10 YOUTH RECEIVE SCHOLARSHIPS

The New York Yankee organization and Ladders for Leaders honored neighborhood youth, who have made a difference by giving back to their community. Comment

SICK, SAD WORLD

The world is just not safe for sex addicts anymore. Comment

STREET SIGN HONORS FOUNDER OF FT. SCHUYLER HOUSE

At the corner of the Cross Bronx Expressway and Logan Avenue, a street sign was unveiled on Saturday, March 15, to commemorate the late minister, Reverend Howard Weaving […] Comment

TRACTOR TRAILER STRIKES 91-YEAR OLD

A 91-year-old woman who is well loved in her Norwood community was tragically struck by an 18-wheeler, and lost both legs on Thursday, March 14. Police are looking for the hit and run driver who fled the scene. Comment

SAMARITANS STOP DRUG STORE ROBBERY

Two men, who have dedicated their lives to the service of their community, took a big risk to be of service once again. Comment

DR. BETTY ROSA APPROVED AS NY STATE REGENT

A Harvard-trained educator, who made her mark as a unifier of the former Board of Education […] Comment

Scheming ghouls pay the price

As the mastermind of the headline-grabbing body-snatching case was officially carted off to prison this week, the ugliness of his team’s misdeeds was being disclosed in gruesome detail inside a Brooklyn […] Comment

Cook Pows thugs: Local merchant foils crooks

Call him Sam the hero pizza man. The quick thinking of the Sheepshead Bay pizza maker averted a possible lethal situation Tuesday and resulted in the collar of two perpetrators in the midst of an armed […] Comment

Culture at home

Life in the fast lane

Woman in the White house

Backlash against curb cuts

As Brooklyn’s population rises, the number of parking spots continues to drop. This is, in part, because local residents – whether they are legally entitled to one or not – have increasingly […] Comment

Which came first -the bunny or the egg?

As Americans, we are incapable of celebrating a holiday, no matter what our religious or ethnic affiliations, without a feast to mark its beginning, middle or end. Easter is certainly no exception to […] Comment

St. Patrick’s Day Parade coming

Bay Ridge will go green when the community’s 15th annual St. Patrick’s Parade steps off on March 30th. Led by Brooklyn District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes, a Bay Ridge resident, […] Comment

Vote for McCain because he’s a POW?

I can understand why African Americans want to vote for Obama and it’s got nothing to do with his charisma. I can understand why women want to see Hillary as the first woman president and basically […] Comment

An even cooler Prospect Park ahead

P.S. 229 growing by leaps and bounds

Kearney banks on the class of 2011

Guild for Exceptional Children breakfast

Parking permits ahead of congestion pricing

Parking on your street in Brooklyn. Just the sound of those words alone is enough to drive some people to the brink. Parking in neighborhoods in Brooklyn is an age-old problem. And as the conversation […] Comment

Marriage multiplies in Black Spectrum’s ‘Wifetime’

The problem begins when Willie, played with beautiful comic timing by Black Spectrum veteran Fulton Hodges, becomes enamored of the teachings of Kweli (Sean Turner), who runs a center for African heritage […] Comment

Hava Nagilah...You’re 100 years old!

Go to a party – any party for any reason. Step up to the band and request that they play a Jewish song – any Jewish song. Even if there’s not one Jewish musician in the band the odds are […] Comment

Is Eliot’s hooker doomed to self-destruction?

The life of a high-priced call girl is not for faint-hearted roommates. I know this because I lived with one during my first year in New York City – unknowingly, at first. Eliot Spitzer’s sordid […] Comment

Thieves punch and rob woman on F train

Two young thugs are being sought for beating and robbing a 58-year-old woman as she rode an F train through the heart of the borough. The woman told police that she was approaching the Avenue I station […] Comment

District 20 opposes school budget cuts

District 20’s Community Education Council (CEC) is joining parents across Brooklyn in taking a stand against school budget cuts. The council just passed a resolution, which is being circulated by […] Comment

Helping her out of a tight spot…

Bloomberg at the wheel: Mayor drives for congestion pricing plan

A Brooklyn lawmaker last week ripped Mayor Bloomberg’s recently released residential parking permit plan as a lot of hooey. “How can you propose a change as sweeping as this without knowing […] Comment

Hi-tech ‘gotcha’ for errant trucks

Someday soon, a sensor hidden in the roadway could play a serious game of “gotcha” with tractor trailers that stray off designated truck routes. Already, a pilot project utilizing cameras and […] Comment

Bklyn critics confront the axe man: New resolution calls on Mayor Bloomberg to restore school funds

A Brooklyn City Councilman is pushing legislation demanding the reversal of school budget cuts. City Council Member Bill de Blasio and Manhattan Council Member Robert Jackson introduced a resolution “calling […] Comment

Ground zero for gov meltdown: Local reaction to gov scandal

Claiming that there was no one better qualified to run the state in these tumultuous times, Brooklyn legislators and political leaders are applauding the elevation of David Paterson to Governor now that […] Comment

Paninoteca: Perfect lunch comes to Forest Hills

That's what we expect for Paninoteca, a new eatery on Metropolitan Avenue in Forest Hills that bills itself as an "Italian gourmet panini pasta bar." They have found the sweet spot between too elaborate […] Comment

Ghoul’s tale of horror

As the mastermind of the headline-grabbing body-snatching case was officially carted off to prison this week, the ugliness of his team’s misdeeds was being disclosed in gruesome detail inside a Brooklyn […] Comment

Early start to Cyclone thrills

S.O.S. to Dave: Hope for hospital reprieve

Bay Ridge is buzzing with the possibility that a new governor will bring fresh hope for Victory Memorial Hospital. One hundred and sixty miles away in Albany David Paterson was being sworn in as the […] Comment

Celebrating the many contributions of America’s engineers

Inside the ‘hall of heroes’

Help for wounded soldiers: VetConnect aids returning men & women stateside

Southeast Queens Community Calendar

Postal break for soldiers

The man behind the ‘Double V’

Amputee looks for another mission

Medical ctr. debuts

Domestic violence shield : New legislative act to expand existing protections

Get your fill of arts and music after school

Railsplitters, Tigers to meet on the diamond: Game marks the opening of new softball season

After a long winter break from the diamond, the ladies of the PSAL softball circuit will open the 2008 season on March 24 when the Lincoln lady Railsplitters will travel to Bay Ridge to face the Fort […] Comment

St. Saviour High School pulls off repeat win

Northeast Queens Community Calendar

Winning wave for Bklyn gal: Abe Stark product figures big in squad’s championship

Williams’ scores 34 to lead Falcons: Bishop Ford boys varsity squads heads for state’s Tournament of Champions

It wasn’t a one man show but a complete team effort that sent Bishop Ford’s boys varsity basketball team, known as the Falcons, into the New York State Federation Tournament of Champions in […] Comment

Railsplitters are champs: Win 3rd title in 4 years

Lincoln and Boys & Girls are no strangers to one another. In two previous meetings, over the course of the regular season, each boys basketball team traded a win and a loss. The two victories came […] Comment

New hope for ‘drop-off’ babies

While newborns dropped off at area firehouses, hospitals and other “havens” by their troubled parents may be safe, their future is far from secure. These babies are instead left in a limbo of […] Comment

Woman trapped in auto

Colon cancer awareness

CONSUMERS’ CORNER- Super Spring Savings

This week we’re going to wish you the luck of the Irish when you go out shopping. With that four-leaf clover in your pocket and the Consumer Corner in your hands you’ll be well on your way to […] Comment

Spring Fling Egg Hunt

Remarkable women

Western Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

South Pier Improvement

Borough Hall hails outstanding women

Here comes Miss Norway: Beauties vie for coveted Norwegian cultural crown

Though Brooklyn’s Norwegian American population has declined since its heyday in the mid-20th century, Norwegians have remained a proud and vital presence in the borough. This cultural pride will […] Comment

Guild for Exceptional Children breakfast: Local leaders turn out to support organization’s efforts and programs

Junk food begone! Kids given healthy snacks

Seniors celebrate the season with youngsters

Deployment is a family affair for Army: Miliary offers support for those left at home

New act gives tenants their day in court: Housing advocates laud passage of new bill to combat bad landlords

Hundreds of tenants and housing advocates from across the city cheered as Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Speaker Christine Quinn announced the signing of the Tenant Protection Act, a law that will allow […] Comment

58-year-old woman attacked on F train

Two young thugs are being sought for beating and robbing a 58-year-old woman as she rode an F train through the heart of the borough. The woman told police that she was approaching the Avenue I station […] Comment

QStage: Queens Theater Calendar

Swapping bones with PVC tubing

As the mastermind of the headline-grabbing body-snatching case was officially carted off to prison this week, the ugliness of his team’s misdeeds was being disclosed in gruesome detail inside a Brooklyn […] Comment

POLICE BLOTTER

Whisked away Talk about a hefty medical co-pay! A 46-year-old man said that he lost a $1500 gold chain as he sat on a chair inside the Family Health and Can Do Center at 7405 Fifth Avenue. The victim […] Comment

New effort to combat homeowner crisis: Bipartisan effort aims to institute one-year moratorium on foreclosures

In the current economic climate, every single day, 22 Brooklyn families lose their homes to foreclosure. Across the country, upwards of one million families were similarly affected in 2007, with an increase […] Comment

‘Dream house’ turns horrid for pol: Mouthpiece for Assemblymember Diane Gordon argues entrapment

Embattled Brooklyn Assemblymember Diane Gordon elected to play the entrapped victim in court last week amid charges that she had planned to use her political influence to get a new home from a developer […] Comment

GAVEL TO GAVEL

Brooklyn voice on Board of Regents: Veteran educator Dr. Lester Young Jr. takes seat on state monitoring committee

Brooklyn now has a stronger voice in the state’s education system. That’s because a veteran educator who spent 36 years working at schools in the borough was just appointed to serve on the Board […] Comment

Local library branch closing: Fort Hamilton building to undergo extensive renovation

Good things are worth waiting for. That was the message delivered by library officials during a recent community forum at the Fort Hamilton Library. The Brooklyn Public Library branch at 9424 Fourth Avenue […] Comment

‘Lost tunnel’ makes a big splash online: New Bob Diamond video makes its debut

Instead of a damp, dark tunnel, urban explorer Bob Diamond can now be seen in more sterile environs: YouTube. A teaser trailer for a planned documentary about Diamond, the re-discoverer of the old Long […] Comment

Heritage Club’s support of Harrison dismissed

In politics, a win is a win is a win – even if the fix may already be in. Members of congressional candidate Steven Harrison’s camp are touting the “100 percent” endorsement the borough […] Comment

Wearin’ of the green: 15th annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade coming

Bay Ridge will go green when the community’s 15th annual St. Patrick’s Parade steps off on March 30th. Led by Brooklyn District Attorney Charles “Joe” Hynes, a Bay Ridge resident, […] Comment

Southeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Dyker Beach Golf Course wants you to say, ‘I Do’: Clubhouse to offer banquet hall and catering facilities

The Dyker Beach Golf Course isn’t just about golf anymore. The golf course is moving beyond greens and fairways, and will soon be in the business of hosting weddings, parties and corporate events. […] Comment

Bloomberg drives hard for congestion pricing: Tries drumming up support for plan with Brooklynites

A Brooklyn lawmaker last week ripped Mayor Bloomberg’s recently released residential parking permit plan as a lot of hooey. “How can you propose a change as sweeping as this without knowing […] Comment

High-tech way to ‘catch a truck’

Illegal truck traffic has long been a bane of North Brooklyn residents, who have grown accustomed to the sight, sound and smell of trucks barreling down streets not equipped to handle them. But a pair […] Comment

School budget cut blowout

A Brooklyn City Councilman is pushing legislation demanding the reversal of school budget cuts. City Council Member Bill de Blasio and Manhattan Council Member Robert Jackson introduced a resolution “calling […] Comment

High hopes for Paterson: Bklyn welcomes elevation of lieutenant governor

Claiming that there was no one better qualified to run the state in these tumultuous times, Brooklyn legislators and political leaders are applauding the elevation of David Paterson to Governor now that […] Comment

New Miss Norway is crowned

District 20 blasts school cuts

District 20’s Community Education Council (CEC) is joining parents across Brooklyn in taking a stand against school budget cuts. The council just passed a resolution, which is being circulated by […] Comment

The Dave save: Victory backers hope for Paterson reprieve

Bay Ridge is buzzing with the possibility that a new governor will bring fresh hope for Victory Memorial Hospital. One hundred and sixty miles away in Albany David Paterson was being sworn in as the […] Comment

The Butler Did It: State CHSAA is on the money

But for once, there wasn't a literal interpretation of a rule. For once, those in power made a wise decision. And for that they should be applauded. You see, there's a rule that states a high […] Comment

Gaines leads Georgia on improbable journey

Archbishop Molloy graduate Sundiata Gaines, a native of Rochdale Village, led the Bulldogs on a wild ride en route to the tournament this weekend. Georgia had to play two Southeastern Conference tournament […] Comment

Northeast Queens Arts & Entertainment Calendar

Star withdraws from Molloy, likely to land at St. Anthony’s

The 6-foot-8 sophomore, who is one of the city's top players in the Class of 2010, was using the phone inside the Briarwood school, which is against school rules. It was later revealed that the phone […] Comment

Government shouldn’t pay for middle-class health insurance

Gennaro, reps should block new college dorms

Not just auto body shops at Willets Point

Auburndale residents want rezoning

Immigrants don’t pay fair share of taxes

Aggressive towing makes bad neighbor of Bayside Plaza

Ms. Bunker

Make Your Voice Heard

The Future of Eminent Domain

Wednesday, March 19, 2008

Mason, Gutierrez’s big baskets lead American Studies to first city championship game

When Raquel Gutierrez sprained her ankle in the second round of the playoffs, she sat down on the bench and cried. She didn't want to miss out on the last leg of this wild ride by the Academy of American Studies girls' basketball team. Comment

Landesberg named Mr. New York Basketball

Sylven Landesberg can add yet another honor to his special senior year. The Virginia-bound guard on the Holy Cross basketball team was named Mr. New York Basketball, an award that will be presented to him at the state Federation tournament in Glens Falls. Comment

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