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Former Queens teacher pleads guilty to rape of student
Former Queens teacher pleads guilty to rape of student
Police Melissa Chan 5/21/2013 at 3:05PM

A Queens middle school teacher charged with statutory rape has pleaded guilty and is expected to be sentenced to six months in jail as part of a plea deal, officials said. Daniel Reilly, 36, admitted to having sex multiple times at his Forest Hills home with a 14-year-old girl he used to teach, said District [...]

Outrage over teacher’s alleged sex romp with student
Outrage over teacher’s alleged sex romp with student
Police Melissa Chan 4/10/2013 at 12:57PM

The Queens middle school teacher charged with statutory rape was a popular, fun educator who shared details about his personal life with his class, students said. “He was actually a really cool teacher,” said a former student. “He was funny. He joked around with us a lot.” Daniel Reilly, a sixth grade English teacher at [...]

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News Billy Rennison 8/02/2012 at 7:06AM

EVENT of the DAY: ”West Side Story” at St. Albans Park Winner of 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, this classic musical set among the tenements of New York City finds star-crossed lovers Maria and Tony caught in the midst of a turf war between rival street gangs. Written by Ernest Lehman, Arthur Laurents, and others. Directed [...]

Queens teacher charged with molesting three additional students
Central Billy Rennison 6/01/2012 at 11:28AM

Three more accusations have been levied against a former Queens teacher accused of molesting two boys earlier this year. Wilbert Cortez, 49, was charged in February with sexually abusing two young boys on multiple occasions at P.S. 174 in Rego Park. Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced yesterday that Cortez has been charged with [...]

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Elmont substitute teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl
Elmont substitute teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl
News Jay Lane 3/09/2012 at 2:24PM

Elmont substitute teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl A substitute school teacher is facing charges she had an illegal sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female student at a Long Island high school. Kaitlin Grant of Elmont was arrested Friday. The 23-year-old woman is charged with criminal sexual act and endangering the welfare of [...]

Queens Teaching Aide Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Six Female Students
Queens Teaching Aide Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Six Female Students
News Jay Lane 2/24/2012 at 9:36AM

Queens Teaching Aide Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Six Female Students A full-time paraprofessional working in an art class at P.S. 52 in Springfield Gardens, Queens has been arrested and charged with sexual conduct with six female students. Brett Picou, 30, who worked as a teacher’s aide and a substitute at P.S. 52 since 2008, [...]

ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
ESPN fallout over crack about Lin
News Jay Lane 2/20/2012 at 9:04AM

ESPN fallout over crack about Lin ESPN yesterday called an offensive foul on two employees for using a racist term in a headline and story about Knicks phenom Jeremy Lin. A headline writer, whose name was not released, was fired, while anchor Max Bretos was benched for 30 days. The out-of-bounds phrase — “chink in [...]

Detective who killed thug in shootout says it was ‘just instinct’
Detective who killed thug in shootout says it was ‘just instinct’
News Jay Lane 2/15/2012 at 2:41PM

Detective who killed thug in shootout says it was ‘just instinct’ The NYPD detective who shot and killed a thug in a Harlem subway station yesterday, despite being shot in the arm, said today that he simply reacted. “It was just instinct more than anything,” Queens Detective Kevin Herlihy told The Post. Herlihy said “it’s [...]