St. Albans

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 3/27/2013 at 8:02AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with rain showers. High of 48. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Wednesday night: Mostly cloudy with rain showers, then a chance of snow and a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 36. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. [...]

Panel votes to phase out two Queens schools, may still truncate third
Panel votes to phase out two Queens schools, may still truncate third
Education & Kids Cristabelle Tumola 3/12/2013 at 7:54AM

The Panel for Educational Policy voted early Tuesday morning to close two New York City public schools and phase out 22 more, including two Queens high schools, according to reports. The Law, Government and Community Service High School, and the Business, Computer Applications & Entrepreneurship High School, both in Cambria Heights, will be phased out. The [...]

Queens gang members sentenced to 50 years for shooting death of 13-year-old
Police Cristabelle Tumola 2/14/2013 at 1:49PM

After killing a 13-year-old boy and injuring another innocent bystander during a rival street gang shooting in Queens, two Crips members have each been sentenced to 50 years in prison, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced. “Without the slightest regard for human life, the defendants recklessly turned the streets of Queens County into a deadly [...]

Queens schools may be phased out
Queens schools may be phased out
Education & Kids Maggie Hayes 1/08/2013 at 4:01PM

For months, the Department of Education (DOE) had been evaluating city schools’ progress reports, noting those that were in danger of closing. The process is continuing, and now several Queens schools could possibly be phased out. This process, which eliminates one grade at a time from the troubled schools, will be finalized after a vote [...]

St. Albans teen is well-rounded, with aspirations
St. Albans teen is well-rounded, with aspirations
Education & Kids Maggie Hayes 12/30/2012 at 11:23AM

Julian Moody, in dress shirt and tie, was preparing for what was possibly his umpteenth piano recital rehearsal. Football season is coming to an end, and he now has time to focus on the two instruments he plays, his karate classes and acquiring his advanced Regents diploma. In his St. Albans home, he looked modestly [...]

Queens teen’s book may make it to the big screen
Queens teen’s book may make it to the big screen
Education & Kids Liam La Guerre 12/01/2012 at 7:40AM

An aspiring teenage author from St. Albans is knocking on Hollywood’s door. Amir Oliver, 14, received positive feedback from movie executives at the Marriot Marquis on October 20, where he was one of a handful of teen authors among more than 200 invited writers. Six of the 11 executives gave Oliver’s novel, Shooter, high marks [...]

Man pulls gun on gas line; looting in Far Rockaway
News Melissa Chan 11/02/2012 at 1:53PM

The city’s fight for fuel and pursuit of resources has led to the arrest of one St. Albans man, who allegedly whipped out a gun to cut a long gas line, and the collaring of several looters in the Rockaways, authorities said. Sean Bailey, 35, was cuffed shortly after he pointed a pistol at a [...]

Arrest in Queens shooting of NFL player’s brother
Arrest in Queens shooting of NFL player’s brother
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/18/2012 at 12:28PM

A man has been arrested for the attempted murder of the older brother of Kevin Ogletree, a Queens native who currently plays for the Dallas Cowboys, said the Queens District Attorney’s Office. Lonnie Miller was arrested on Sunday for shooting and seriously injuring Calvin Ogletree in the head in St. Albans on January 6. Miller, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/31/2012 at 6:25AM

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Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/16/2012 at 7:05AM

Qns. state Assembly candidate profits from prostitution ads in his newspaper A Queens state Assembly candidate who publishes a Korean-language newspaper is profiting from ads for a prostitution ring on the paper’s back pages, The Post has learned. Myungsuk Lee, 49, the owner of the Korean American Times, is one of several Democrats vying for an [...]