2010-04-07 E-Edition

Steve Lavin Is Head SJU Basketball Coach



St. John’s University, reeling from five less than stellar seasons under former head basketball coach Norm Roberts, has made a move to regain its basketball prominence by hiring Steve Lavin as the team’s 19th head basketball coach. Lavin comes to the Red Storm after 15 years as assistant and head basketball coach at both UCLA and Purdue University and most […]

Mets Open 2010 Season With 7-1 Win At Home



The New York Mets returned to a spanking clean Citi Field to start the 2010 MLB season with high hopes from their diehard fans. The team opened the day by dedicating a bridge at Citi Field to Bill Shea, the driving force behind bringing National League baseball back to New York after the Dodgers and Giants left for the West […]

Cops Seeking Info In Transgender Death



Queens detectives are seeking help from the public as they try to piece together the final hours of a transgender woman’s life. Friends who had not seen nor heard from Edelbuerto Gonzalez-Andyhar in several days asked her landlord to let them into her Glendale apartment last week. The friends stumbled on a gruesome image inside a bedroom at the apartment […]

Three Teens Charged In Whitestone Racial Attack



Three Queens teenagers last week were arrested and charged with a hate crime after they shouted racial epithets and “terrorist” during an attack on a 15-year-old boy in a Whitestone schoolyard, authorities said. The teens, two 15-year-olds and one 14-year-old, were charged with assault and menacing as a hate crime for the March 24 attack on Victor Echeverria, a 15-year-old […]

DA: Grandma Pulled A Gun On Noisy Neighbor



Police last week arrested an 81-year-old Forest Hills woman after she allegedly shot a neighbor whose noisy high heels and late night noise irritated her, authorities said. Maria Cartagena was charged with attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon after she allegedly pulled a revolver from her fanny pack and fired at Iraida Palmieri, the 73-year-old wife of jazz […]

Borough-Wide Blotter



104th Precinct Mom Sues Over School Bus Stab A lawyer for the mother of a 5-year-old special needs student filed suit last week against a city bus contractor, charging the girl was stabbed 10 times by another student in November 2009 as the youngsters were traveling by school bus to I.S. 76 in Ridgewood. The lawsuit, filed last week in […]

Opening Day 2010 Maintains Mets Tradition



Opening Day is the first day of the baseball season, the day die-hard baseball fans wait for all winter. Monday, April 5, was Opening Day 2010 for the Mets at Citi Field, marking the second year the Mets are playing in Citi Field. Opening Day 2010 also marks the Mets’ 48th year in existence. For their first two years as […]

Beware Of Potential 2010 Census Scams



Dear Savvy Senior, Can you offer some tips on how seniors can guard against 2010 census scams? I’ve heard that there are a lot of potential scams going on and I want to protect myself. Suspicious Senior Dear Suspicious: Unfortunately, scams have become a persistent problem when the U.S. Census Bureau does its once-a-decade count of the U.S. population. Here’s […]

Aegean Cove



Aegean Cove exudes warmth and hospitality while providing an elegant, sophisticated Greek dining experience. The warm, sumptuous dining room has rustic stone walls, wood floors and a warming fireplace. The walls are bathed in rich earth tones and the dining room’s stately wood tables are   dressed in crisp white linens. The charming owner, Kosta Blafas, and general manager, Thomas […]