Estefany Delgado, No. 10, got the only three goals of the game last week as York College in Jamaica defeated Berkeley College 3-0. Delgado, of Ozone Park, attended Richmond Hill High School. York goalkeeper Sarah Hiliare recorded the shutout.
The sophomore, shown in a picture taken last year, broke a scoreless tie at the 51-minute mark. Seventeen minutes later Jessica Cornejos’ throw-in found Delgado open, setting up her second goal. She also scored a penalty kick in the 79th minute.
The City Council Committee on Higher Education is slated to hold an oversight hearing on how city private and public colleges address cases of sexual assaults.
The move came in response to growing concerns nationwide, as women advocacy groups and sexual violence victims criticize college officials for their failure to investigate sexual assault cases.
Testing, testing, one, two, three ...
That’s what students do when they want to get into one of the city’s eight elite high schools — Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and the like, including, in this borough, Queens High School for the Sciences at York College.
The Queens version of the High Line may actually happen after all.
The plan to turn the abandoned Rockaway Beach rail line into a linear park has a detailed proposal. A piece of it, in the northern end of the former Long Island Rail Road route, could even be built within the next year.
SUNY is set to adopt uniform practices to thwart sex assaults
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell must feel like a quarterback who is about to be sacked ever since the 2014 season began. It seems as if everyone is calling on him to resign because of the unfortunate domestic violence incidents involving Ray Rice, Adrian Peterson, C.J. Spillman, Greg Hardy and others.
ESPN talking head Bill Simmons went as far as labeling Goodell a liar and dared his bosses to suspend him. They complied by taking him off the air for three weeks.
Gone are the days when soup kitchens were located primarily in lower-income neighborhoods, served only soup and, perhaps, a piece of bread, and conjured images of the Great Depression, with hungry, winter-coated men and women waiting in long lines on snow-covered sidewalks.
Case in point: the Masbia Soup Kitchen Network, which was founded just under a decade ago and opened its latest location, its third, at 98-08 Queens Blvd. in Rego Park in March 2010.
“Japan — An Island Nation: 1870-1890,” Resobox Gallery, 41-26 27 St., Long Island City. Exhibition thru Oct. 10. Info: (718) 784-3680, resobox.com.
It’s no secret that New York City is a popular area to film in. From television shows to feature films, using the city as a backdrop is attractive to many directors and producers, and Queens has become a hotbed for production.
With Kaufman Studios in Astoria, Silvercup Studios in Long Island City and many other independent studios around the borough, the most diverse area in New York has been featured in some of the most popular shows and movies in recent years.
From an evening with Johnny Mathis and a taste of Gilbert and Sullivan to the astounding athleticism of Momix and a new adaptation of a Dickens classic, there’s something in store for everyone as the fall season gets under way at the borough’s top professional performance venues.
Queens Theatre’s dance series kicks off with three performances by Momix on Oct. 11 and 12, employing little more than light, shadow, props and the human body to create a multimedia experience.
York College’s Small Business Development Center is hosting a series of seven seminars on Mondays through Mid-December aimed at helping small business owners navigate banking and financing issues.
Entitled Money Mondays, the conferences are designed to bring together bankers and small business owners for frank and open discussions about money and credit, and how they work in the current business climate.
Whether a high score on the SHSAT — Specialized High School Admissions Test — ought to remain the single gateway to eight of the city’s elite high schools has become a hotly daebated issue.
Two bills being debated in Albany would require multiple criteria — including middle school attendance records, grade point averages and state test scores — play a role in admissions decisions.
Thirty residents from the city’s 27th Council District on Tuesday night took up Councilman Daneek Miller’s challenge to spend $1 million on one or more community-based capital improvement projects.
Miller (D-St. Albans) is one of 23 Council members this year who are conducting participatory budgeting initiatives, where members of the public over the next few months will identify one or more projects they would like to see Miller include in his discretionary funding in 2016.
Four different players scored second-half goals and freshman Diron Duah had three assists last Saturday as the York College men’s soccer team came from behind to defeat Hunter College, 4-2.
The Cardinals are now 4-5 for the year, and improved to 2-0 in the City University of New York Athletic Conference. Hunter drops to 0-9 and 0-2 in CUNYAC play.
“Elaine Hajian: The Evolution of an Artist,” Queens Botanical Garden, Visitor & Administration Building, 43-50 Main St., Flushing, opening on Tue., Sept. 30, admission included with entry ($4 adults, $3 seniors, $2 students/children 3-12). Contact: (718) 886-3800, queensbotanical.org.
A photo featured in “Caribbean Carnival Portraits,” an exhibition being showcased at York College.
While the Europeans started Carnival — a series of celebrations usually done just before Lent — the people of the Caribbean Islands took it to the next level.
In a new photo exhibit at York College, photographers Mario Picayo of Cuba and Mariano Hernandez of the Dominican Republic take viewers on a colorful adventure to experience Carnival.
When it comes to illegal immigration, our state and nation remain divided. On the one hand are those who want to quickly legalize most of the estimated 11 million undocumented people in the United States — about 500,000 of whom are living in New York City — and give them the rights citizens have, and on the other hand are those who want them all deported and a flood of personnel sent to the Mexican border to lock it down.
In between are the reasonable people, including us.
When discussing cities prone to natural disasters the most commonly named ones tended to be San Francisco or New Orleans, New York usually being far from the realm of thought. Of course that’s not to say New York didn’t have its problems; it just seemed that Mother Nature didn’t routinely knock on our door.
Astoria resident Mohamed Elbarbary, a goalkeeper for the men’s soccer team at York College, was named City University of New York Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Week for the period ending Sept. 21.
Elbarbary recorded a pair of shutouts against Sarah Lawrence College and CIty College of New York. His diving save in the closing minute of the CCNY match preserved the victory.