Author Archives: Steve Mosco

Piece by Piece, Frame by Frame; Jorge Posada explores the outside


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Our view of art tends to be restricted to the work residing within the frame. The artist decides to start or stop at a certain point, and the audience must find meaning somewhere within that – and that alone. This is the conventional way in which the world views art. But of course, artists will […]

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Holy Cross continues winning tradition


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The Holy Cross Knights capped off a rough season on a high note by defeating the Bishop Loughlin Lions, 60-57, netting the Catholic High School Athletic Association (CHSAA) Brooklyn/Queens Diocesan title for the second time in the last seven years. Made up mostly of seniors, the second-seeded Knights fell behind by double digits early but […]

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New elevators coming to Flushing LIRR


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THE COURIER/Photos by Steve Mosco

The Flushing Long Island Rail Road Station is getting a major “up”grade. Legislators and transit officials announced plans to install elevators at the station, a major development for the transportation hub. “As Flushing continues to grow, our infrastructure must grow to match,” said Senator Toby Ann Stavisky at the press conference on March 2. “These […]

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Russ Gompers has the pros in ‘stitches’


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THE COURIER/Photo by Steve Mosco

Russ Gompers is a lifelong Mets fan. He’s seen the highs, the lows and the mediocrity in between. He was there when the team reached baseball’s peak in 1969, then again in 1986. He was also there when the Mets closed Shea Stadium with a collapse in the standings in 2008. But beyond the usual […]

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Train Like a Knick: New contest supports city hoop dreams


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With “Lin-sanity” in full swing and Carmelo Anthony returning to the lineup, it seems like everybody wants to play on the New York Knickerbockers these days. Now city kids will have that chance as the Big Apple’s hoops squad is teaming up with the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in announcing the launch of the […]

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Down the Drain? Flushing High School fights to remain


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THE COURIER/Photo by Steve Mosco

After more than 100 years of reading, writing and arithmetic, Flushing High School now faces its toughest test of all. Legislators and education advocates gathered in front of the school to protest a possible Turnaround, which would effectively eliminate Flushing High School as it is currently constituted. “Over the past few years, Flushing High School […]

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