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St. Francis Preparatory School

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  • The Great Granby: Bears Turned Golden With School's First State Boys Basketball Title

    The Great Granby: Bears Turned Golden With School's First State Boys Basketball Title
    GRANBY — The day after Avon had routed Granby by 35 points in the NCCC boys basketball tournament title game, Granby coach Wally Hansen pondered what could motivate his team for the upcoming Class S tournament. He turned to the sun — the...
  • Teen Killed After Sticking Head Out of Party Bus

    Teen Killed After Sticking Head Out of Party Bus
    NEW JERSEY -- A New Jersey teenager was killed when his head collided with a highway overpass after he apparently stuck it out of a party bus near the George Washington Bridge, which connects Manhattan with New Jersey over the Hudson River. Daniel...
  • Teen Killed In Freak Accident Near George Washington Bridge; Slammed Head On Overpass

    Teen Killed In Freak Accident Near George Washington Bridge; Slammed Head On Overpass
    A parochial school student on a double-decker party bus with 65 other teens was killed Friday night when he stuck his head out of the hatch in the roof, hitting his head on an overpass. At the time, the bus was westbound on Interstate 95 near the George...
  • Chaplain On Teen's Death: "He Always Had A Smile On His Face And That's How We Should Remember Him."

    Chaplain On Teen's Death: "He Always Had A Smile On His Face And That's How We Should Remember Him."
    "He was such a great kid," Father Bill Sweeney, the chaplain at Saint Francis Preparatory School in Fresh Meadows, told the 800 high school classmates of Daniel Fernandez, who gathered for a candlelight vigil Saturday tonight. "That's the important...
  • Wake Held For Teenager Killed In Freak Party Bus Accident

    Wake Held For Teenager Killed In Freak Party Bus Accident
    The line stretched around the block for Daniel Fernandez's wake. The 16-year old St. Francis Prep student died Friday while on-board a double decker party bus. Police said he opened the bus' emergency roof hatch, stood up and out and then hit his head...
  • Party Bus Involved In Fatal Accident Found To Be Too Large

    Party Bus Involved In Fatal Accident Found To Be Too Large
    Marketing materials for the Mega Liner Double Decker party bus, involved in last weekend’s deadly accident, boast the charter is the largest in the country.  But the luxurious ride might be too big to drive on New York and New Jersey roadways,...
  • All NYC Schools Open; Hundreds Other Schools, Colleges Closed

    All NYC Schools Open; Hundreds Other Schools, Colleges Closed
    All New York City public schools are open Wednesday, despite Mayor Michael Bloomberg's declaration of a weather emergency for New York City due to the overnight snow storm. New NYC School Chancellor Cathie Black made the announcement at 5 a.m. and stated...
  • NYC Public Schools Closed; Hundreds Other Schools, Universities Delayed or Closed

    NYC Public Schools Closed; Hundreds Other Schools, Universities Delayed or Closed
    All New York City public schools are closed Thursday, as well hundreds of other schools and universities have a delayed opening or are closed. NYC Schools Chancellor Cathie Black announced the city-wide school closure just before 5 a.m., as 10- to 12-...
  • PIX Names Bill Carey News Director

    PIX, Tribune Broadcasting's New York CW affiliate has named Bill Carey News Director. This is a homecoming of sorts for Carey, a native New Yorker who held roles of significant responsibility in station management at WCBS and WABC during his award-winning...
  • NYC School Preparations Under Way For 2nd Swine Flu Outbreak

    NYC School Preparations Under Way For 2nd Swine Flu Outbreak
    The swine flu is expected to return to New York City, just in time for students heading back to school. New York City's Health Department and its schools are now preparing for the flu's arrival. This past spring, the outbreak sickened 1 million people...
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1. Betsy Perry, appointed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg to a women???s issues commission, writing in light of the swine flu outbreak that Mexico might need to ???get a......
  • 100-plus swine flu cases confirmed outside Mexico

    100-plus swine flu cases confirmed outside Mexico
    In an age of widespread air travel, it is difficult, if not impossible, to contain a newly emerged infectious agent, and that is proving to be the case with swine flu, as isolated outbreaks continue to be confirmed around the world, with new cases...