Ex-Rutgers student Dharun Ravi found guilty in webcam spy case
News Jay Lane 3/16/2012 at 12:05PM

A former Rutgers University student accused of using a webcam to spy on his gay roommate’s love life has been convicted of bias intimidation and invasion of privacy in a case that exploded into the headlines when the victim of the snooping committed suicide. Twenty-year-old Dharun Ravi could face 10 years in prison when he’s sentenced. [...]

Grades spur parents’ revolt
Grades spur parents’ revolt
News Jay Lane 2/28/2012 at 9:00AM

Grades spur parents’ revolt Armed for the first time with data that rates the effectiveness of more than 12,000 math and reading teachers, parents yesterday said they’ll now take action to steer their kids clear of bad apples. At PS 89 in The Bronx — which had the highest number of teachers who were rated poorly [...]

Woodside mother and daughter granted stay
Woodside mother and daughter granted stay
News Michael Pantelidis 10/04/2011 at 5:50PM

Nadia Habib has been granted the greatest birthday gift of all – the gift of time. The 20-year-old Woodside resident and her mother, Nazmin, were facing deportation to Bangladesh on September 29, one day before Nadia’s birthday, but the pair was granted a last-minute reprieve, allowing them to remain in the country – for now. [...]

Last-minute reprieve granted for mother and daughter
News Michael Pantelidis 9/30/2011 at 12:25PM

A mother and daughter facing deportation to Bangladesh were granted a last-minute reprieve earlier today, allowing the pair to remain in the country for at least one more day. Nadia Habib, a 19-year-old Woodside resident and Stony Brook University student, was to be deported at 11:30 a.m. this morning with her mother, Nazmin, tearing her [...]