High School Coach Goes Batty

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A Manhattan high-school baseball coach is facing felony assault charges for allegedly beating two students with a metal bat. Apparently, they were cheering for the opposing team. Ernest Cruz, 34, a volunteer with the Norman Thomas HS boys varsity team and NOT a Department of Education employee (comforting, isn’t it?), was freed without bail at [&hellip
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Letter To The Blogger

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

An anonymous senior from Middle College HS sent us a letter in response to an earlier post, “Queens Kid w/ Warped Sense Of Humor,” claiming that the would-be psychopath who printed leaflets reading, “You think Virginia Tech was bad? Just wait for MCHS prom … unlike Virginia Tech, there won’t be any injured. I will [&hellip
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Queens Kid w/ Warped Sense Of Humor

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Yesterday, a Queens kid plastered the walls of his high school with leaflets reading, “You think Virginia Tech was bad? Just wait for MCHS prom … unlike Virginia Tech, there won’t be any injured. I will get the job done,” signed Tag. The threats were found around 3 p.m. in the computer labs at Middle [&hellip
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24,417 Columbia Students, 600 March

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

The Columbia Daily Spectator says that over 600 people showed up last night for the 20th annual Take Back the Night march against sexual violence. Unfortunately, this number indicates that a vast majority of Columbia students are either okay with sexual violence, merely apathetic to it or needed to study. But nevertheless, the Columbia Graduate [&hellip
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SLA And Scores West Go At It

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Back in February, Scores West temporarily lost its liquor license after some employees were arrested for prostitution which, contrary to popular belief, is not what the exotic dancers at the West Chelsea hotspot are hired to do. Now the State Liquor Authority and Scores are at it again: Yesterday, the club’s manager, Harvey Osher, 38, [&hellip
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Anti-Gun Mayors Unveil New Ad

Written by John DeSio on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

A coalition of mayors, featuring Mike Bloomberg, Newark’s Cory Booker (pictured) and Boston’s Thomas Menino got together this morning in Jersey City to announce the creation of a new television advertisement touting the repeal of the Tiahrt Amendment, which the oppose due to the restrictions it places on law enforcement when it comes to tracking [&hellip
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Virginia Tech Slaughter Hits Home

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

While the rest of the country mourns those lost in yesterday’s carnage at Virginia Tech, city college students are busy worrying about, well, themselves. The New York Daily News reports that some alarmed Fordham University students are demanding tighter security on their campus. Sophomore Ashley Bray told the paper, “I believe this tragedy is a [&hellip
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It’s Hard Out Here For A Bodega

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

It was announced yesterday that feds have uncovered an $8 million food stamp scam in which eight bodega owners and employees allegedly pocketed the cash for themselves, the New York Post reports. Armed with food stamps, wired informants visited stores in Manhattan, the Bronx and Westchester with “suspiciously high numbers of food-stamp redemptions” over the [&hellip
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More Intolerance For Ya, This Time With Spitting And Stabbing

Written by Kari Milchman on . Posted in Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Posts

Local freelance filmmaker Dwayne Buckle was seriously disappointed one night last summer when a failed attempted to get a little action resulted in the beating of a lifetime—specifically, it was his ego that was bruised and his ass that was beaten … by a girl, by seven lesbians, to be exact.  Buckle, 29, of Queens, told a Manhattan jury yesterday about the attack that occurred on Sixth Avenue at West 4th Street, courtesy of an angry septet from Newark, N.J.

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