Thomas Edison’s latest invention: Citywide Respect


| zbraziller@queenscourier.com

Two years ago, basketball at Thomas Edison had fallen so far the program was not invited to join the borough’s elite division, Queens AA, as part of citywide realignment. Now, the case can be made, they are the class of Queens. Quite a difference a few years have made. Last season, as part of the […]

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Final bow for Hills, Edison, Lewis


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As the top flight of the public school basketball season ended for Queens on Saturday, three teams from the Borough of Homes finished at the top of their class. For the girls of Francis Lewis and the boys of Forest Hills and Thomas Edison, however, March 7 was not a day of celebration. It was […]

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Final bow for Hills, Edison, Lewis


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As the top flight of the public school basketball season ended for Queens on Saturday, three teams from the Borough of Homes finished at the top of their class. For the girls of Francis Lewis and the boys of Forest Hills and Thomas Edison, however, March 7 was not a day of celebration. It was […]

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Edison students shine in auto competition


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            Every year, the best and brightest automotive education students from New York City, Long Island, Westchester and Rockland Counties compete in the downstate finals of the National Automotive Technology Competition (NATC).             This year, area schools sent their two-student teams to the Center for Automotive Education & Training at 15-30 Petracca Place in Whitestone, […]

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Edison students shine in auto competition


| vmimoni@queenscourier.com

Every year, the best and brightest automotive education students from New York City, Long Island, Westchester and Rockland Counties compete in the downstate finals of the National Automotive Technology Competition (NATC). This year, area schools sent their two-student teams to the Center for Automotive Education & Training at 15-30 Petracca Place in Whitestone, for a […]

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Edison takes clash with Forest Hills


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Watch out, borough: The Thomas Edison Inventors might very well be the team to beat in Queens. When the battle of Queens upstarts, Forest Hills and Edison, graced Forest Hills High School on Tuesday, December 9, everyone in the jam-packed gymnasium knew that the victor might very well call itself a favorite to win the […]

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Edison embarks on another surprising run


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Last year Thomas Edison and Allan Thomas made a name for themselves by winning the Jamaica school’s first Queens championship, unseating borough powers Cardozo and Campus Magnet in the process. But that string of upsets came in mid February, the time of year the PSAL’s best teams tune-up for the grand stage. This March run […]

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Abbensett produces in other ways for Edison


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When Thomas Edison is in need of a basket, their options are limitless. Starters Allan Thomas, Presano Bell and Isiah Stokley are in the top 17 of Queens AA, all scoring at least 12 points per game. When the Inventors need an important rebound or defensive stop, however, Arthur Abbensett is the one player they […]

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Cardozo upset puts spring back in Edison’s step


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When Thomas Edison’s eighth league game of the year came to a close, the regular season was 45 percent complete. Not much went according to plan for the defending Queens champions during that stretch. Everything except for the final leg, of course. Carrying a mediocre 4-3 mark into Cardozo, the Inventors went from the bunch […]

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Edison Students Get What They Deserve


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Now that the school year is winding down, its time to honor exemplary students throughout Queens. At Thomas A. Edison Vocational & Technical High School in Jamaica, 126 exceptional students were recently honored for their hard work as they were inducted into the schools chapter of the National Honor Society, bringing the total number of […]

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