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Pretlow replaces a legend as Lincoln hoops coach
Nov 23, 2014 • New York Daily NewsThere is a long list of successful NBA coaches who never played in the league, including Gregg Popovich, Erik Spoelstra and both Jeff and Stan Van Gundy, to name a few. Finding a high school basketball coach who never played the game on the prep level ... More
Foul! Brooklyn hoopsters say they're getting boot from court
Dec 10, 2014 • New York Daily NewsThe group's alums include former NBA star Stephon Marbury and current Charlotte Hornets shooting guard Lance Stephenson, who both attended Abraham Lincoln High School in Coney Island. Flames brings together kids from low-income families and ... More
Gift From Giants Chairman to Help School Football Programs Respond to Head ...
Dec 2, 2014 • New York TimesAmid that growing concern about the dangers of head injuries, Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced a $1.2 million donation by Steve Tisch, the chairman and a part owner of the New York Giants, that would pay to have trainers or emergency medical ... More
Jane Freilicher, a Painter and Great Wit, Dead at 90
Dec 18, 2014 • East Hampton Star9 at home in New York City of complications of pneumonia. She was 90. ... Born in Flatbush, Brooklyn, on Nov. 29, 1924, to Martin and Birdie Kominsky Niederhoffer, she grew up in Brighton Beach and was valedictorian at Abraham Lincoln High School. More
Josephine Gentile, 82
Dec 10, 2014 • SILive.comBorn Josephine Lech in Luzerne, Pa., she moved to Brooklyn as a teenager and graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School there. She attended New York University, Manhattan, studying education. She and Alphonse Gentile met on a blind date on ... More
From NYC to Dallas: Protests Spread Across Country Over Police Killing of Eric ...
Dec 4, 2014 • TheBlaze.comNEW YORK (TheBlaze/AP) — Protests over a grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer responsible for the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York City continued across the United States on Thursday. Demonstrators protested for a ... It ... More
Wayne Trulio, 55
Nov 29, 2014 • SILive.comSTATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Wayne Reese Trulio, 55, of South Beach, a retired OTB employee who will be remembered as loving and gentle, died Tuesday in Silver Lake Specialized Care Center, Brighton Heights. Born and raised in Brooklyn, ... He graduated from ... More
Reaction to grand jury finding in chokehold death - AOL.com
Dec 4, 2014 • AOL NewsStudents from Abraham Lincoln High School left class and walked about 6 miles to the Capitol, snarling traffic. Buses were sent to pick up the students after the protest. Minneapolis ... A second night of protests in New York City brought out thousands ... More
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