Briarwood is a middle class neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. Briarwood is located northwest of Jamaica; the neighborhood is bounded by the Van Wyck Expressway to the west, Parsons Boulevard to the east, Union Turnpike to the north, Hillside Avenue to the south. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 8. Briarwood is located at one of the highest points in Queens. Briarwood is a diverse community, according to 2010 census data that groups Briarwood with neighboring Jamaica Hills, the population consists of Asian-Americans, White and African Americans; this is a marked change from the post-war period when the neighborhood was exclusively white, with a large and active Jewish community. Economic activity is confined to small restaurants, delis and other small businesses; the neighborhood is known to be inexpensive and provide affordable housing to middle-class families. Briarwood is home to the Catholic Archbishop Molloy High School, which moved to Briarwood from the Upper East Side in 1957.
Some of the school's more famous alumni are New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, actor David Caruso, professional wrestler Colin Cassady. The school is named in honor of Archbishop Thomas Molloy, it has about 1,550 students. Located in Briarwood is Robert A. Van Wyck M. S. 217Q, a middle school of 1,300 students in grades 6–8. The school was established in 1955 and was named after the first mayor of the Greater City of New York, Robert A. Van Wyck, a Tammany Hall lawyer; the neighborhood is served by the IND Queens Boulevard Line of the New York City Subway at the Briarwood station. In that subway station, there were many paintings done by the students of Archbishop Molloy High School, M. S. 217Q, P. S.117Q during the mid-1980s. They are titled, "Beautifying Briarwood"; the paintings were removed during a renovation of the station in 2014. The neighborhood is named for the Briarwood Land Company, headed by Herbert A. O'Brien, which built housing there around 1905 or 1907. O'Brien decided on the name Briarwood because of the brambles in its thick woods.
The Ottilie Orphan Home was built on 148th Street in 1906. The Briarwood Land Company went bankrupt soon afterward and the area was empty until 1924 when it was divided and sold at auction. Land went for $300 each for inside residential lots to $2,800 for lots along Queens Boulevard. Over the next four years, several single-family homes were built on the land. Briarwood's first school, P. S. 117, was built in 1927. Additional land was auctioned in 1928. On May 30, 1928, about 500 members of the Klansmen of Queens assembled in the forest of Briarwood, they burned a 50-foot cross, sang songs, gave speeches. When police officers arrived, the group's leader, Major Emmett J. Smith, said that they had the right to assemble and speak on the land, because they had signed a lease to the land the previous day; the group soon left the area, without arrests having taken place. In 1936, a company called Briarwood Estates, owned by Leon, Morty and A. B. Wolosoff, started building Colonial and old English-style homes north of 84th Drive and west of Main Street.
The homes sold for about $5,000, the equivalent to $90,000 in 2018. After World War II ended, other developers built houses closer to Parsons Boulevard; the United Nations built Parkway Village, a 670-unit development, as housing for its employees around 1947. The development is between Main Street and Parsons Boulevard. Parkway Village is no longer connected to the United Nations. On November 23, 1954, Main Street's extension south to Queens Boulevard opened, apartments were built in the neighborhood around the same time. Notable residents of Briarwood have included: Ralph Bunche, United States diplomat who received the 1950 Nobel Peace Prize for his mediation in Israel in the late 1940s Betty Friedan, author of The Feminine Mystique, which sparked the second wave of feminism Steve Hofstetter, radio personality and comedian John Kerwin, talk show host of The John Kerwin Show Hanna Rosin, U. S. journalist and author of God's Harvard Steven Weber, actor who appeared on many television series including As the World Turns, Wings, iZombie, NCIS: New Orleans.
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Atlantic Coast Conference
The Atlantic Coast Conference is a collegiate athletic conference in the United States of America in which its fifteen member universities compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association's Division I, with its football teams competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision, the highest levels for athletic competition in US-based collegiate sports. The ACC sponsors competition in twenty-five sports with many of its member institutions' athletic programs held in high regard nationally. Current members of the conference are Boston College, Clemson University, Duke University, Georgia Institute of Technology, Florida State University, North Carolina State University, Syracuse University, the University of Louisville, the University of Miami, the University of North Carolina, the University of Notre Dame, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Virginia, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Wake Forest University. ACC teams and athletes have claimed dozens of national championships in multiple sports throughout the conference's history.
The ACC's top athletes and teams in any particular sport in a given year are considered to be among the top collegiate competitors in the nation. The conference enjoys extensive media coverage; the ACC was one of the five collegiate power conferences, which had automatic qualifying for their football champion into the Bowl Championship Series. With the advent of the College Football Playoff in 2014, the ACC is one of five conferences with a contractual tie-in to a New Year's Six bowl game, the successors to the BCS; the ACC was founded on May 8, 1953 by seven universities located in the South Atlantic States, with the University of Virginia joining in early December 1953 to bring the membership to eight. The loss of South Carolina in 1971 dropped membership to seven, while the addition of Georgia Tech in 1979 for non-football sports and 1983 for football brought it back to eight, Florida State's arrival in 1991 for non-football sports and 1992 for football increased the membership to nine. Since 2000, with the widespread reorganization of the NCAA, seven additional schools have joined, one original member has left to bring it to the current membership of 15 schools.
The additions in recent years extended the conference's footprint into the Midwest. ACC member universities represent a range of well-regarded private and public universities of various enrollment sizes, all of which participate in the Atlantic Coast Conference Academic Consortium whose purpose is to "enrich the educational missions the undergraduate student experiences, of member universities"; the ACC has 15 member institutions located within the borders of 10 states. Listed in alphabetical order, these 10 states within the ACC's geographical footprint are Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia; the geographic domain of the conference is predominantly within the Southern and Northeastern United States along the US Atlantic coast and stretches from Florida in the south to New York in the North and from Indiana in the west to Massachusetts farthest east. In two sports and baseball, the ACC is divided into two non-geographic divisions of seven teams each, labeled the "Atlantic" and "Coastal" divisions.
Notre Dame does not participate in ACC football and Syracuse does not participate in ACC baseball, leaving 14 total ACC schools for each of those sports. For all other sports, the ACC operates as a single unified league with no divisions; when Notre Dame joined the ACC, it chose to remain a football independent. However, its football team established a special scheduling arrangement with the ACC to play a rotating selection of five ACC football teams per season. Since July 1, 2014, the 15 members of the ACC are: On July 1, 2014, The University of Maryland departed for The Big Ten Conference as The University of Louisville joined from The American Athletic Conference. In 1971, The University of South Carolina left The ACC to become an independent joining The Metro Conference in 1983 and moving to its current home, The Southeastern Conference, in 1991. Full members Non-football members The ACC was established on June 14, 1953, when seven members of the Southern Conference left to form their own conference.
These seven universities became charter members of the ACC: Clemson, Maryland, North Carolina, North Carolina State, South Carolina, Wake Forest. They left due to that league's ban on post-season football play. After drafting a set of bylaws for the creation of a new league, the seven withdrew from the Southern Conference at the spring meeting on the morning of May 8, 1953 at the Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, North Carolina; the bylaws were ratified on June 14, 1953, the ACC was created, becoming the second conference formed by schools collectively withdrawing from the SoCon, after the Southeastern Conference. On December 4, 1953, officials convened in Greensboro, North Carolina, admitted Virginia, a SoCon charter member, independent since 1937, into the conference. In 1960, the ACC implemented a minimum SAT score for incoming student-athletes of 750, the first conference to do so; this minimum was raised to 800 in 1964, but was struck down by a federal court in 1972. On July 1, 1971, South Carolina left the ACC to become an independent.
The ACC operated with seven members until the addition of Georgia Tech from the Metro Conference, announced on April 3, 1978 and taking effect on July 1, 1979 except in football, in which Tech would remain an independent until joining ACC football in 1983. The total number of member schools reached nine with the addition of Florida State formerl
Archbishop Molloy High School
Archbishop Molloy High School is a co-educational, college preparatory, Catholic school for grades 9-12, located on 6 acres on Manton Street, near Queens Boulevard and Main Street in the Briarwood section of Queens in New York City, New York, United States. It is located within the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn next to the Briarwood subway station. Molloy has an endowment of about $6,000,000; the school's current principal is Darius Penikas, who started his term in 2015. Molloy's motto is "Non Scholae Sed Vitae,", Latin for "Not For School, But For Life." The school is staffed by the Marist Brothers, founded by Saint Marcellin Champagnat. In 1892, Br. Zephiriny opened St. Ann's Academy in two brownstone buildings at East 76 Street and Lexington Avenue. A parish elementary school, the program soon expanded to include a two-year commercial course and a full four-year high school program. Conducted in French, the school moved to English-language instruction, by the start of the 20th century, the Brothers anglicized the name to St. Ann's.
During the Theodore Roosevelt era, the school took on a military air, with uniforms and a marching band. Boarding facilities were added, the growth of the school began; when the original parish church was replaced in 1912 with the present-day church, the Brothers acquired the old building and converted it as a gymnasium. A purpose-built five-story school building was constructed, other neighboring buildings were acquired.65 years after its foundation, the school enrollment had increased to 800 in grades one through twelve, all available buildings were full. Moreover, some of the earliest buildings had deteriorated structurally, required replacement. Archbishop Thomas Edmund Molloy, the Ordinary of the Diocese of Brooklyn, offered the Marist Brothers a 6-acre site he had purchased in central Queens County. In 1957, the Brothers moved to the new site; the building itself received an award from the Queens Chamber of Commerce's annual architectural competition in 1957. The expanded facilities enabled the school to nearly double its enrollment, meeting the urgent needs of the post–World War II baby boom generation.
Despite the move, many of the hallowed St. Ann's traditions continued as the faculty and students moved en masse to the new site. Today, students are still known as Stanners, the school newspaper is the Stanner. In 1987, the Ralph DiChiaro Center for Arts and Sciences was dedicated, giving the school new state-of-the-art facilities, including a theater, computer labs and a biology lab. In 2000, Molloy opened the doors to women for the first time, it graduated its first female in 2004. Richard Karsten, class of 1981, was appointed President of Molloy in July 2010, he is a member of the Stanner Hall of Fame. "Stanner" is a word created by Archbishop Molloy High School. Before modern-day Molloy was built in Briarwood, the school was named St. Ann's Academy; the students were known as "St. Ann-ers," a nickname which, over time became "Stanners." All of Molloy's students and alumni, are known as Stanners. Several things in the school have this name, including The Stanner; the school's athletic teams are known as the Stanners.
Archbishop Molloy's academic program is competitive. A variety of honors classes and thirteen Advanced Placement Program classes are offered. Among Catholic schools, Molloy has the highest percentage of its graduates earning Regents diplomas; the U. S. Department of Education recognized the school as a "National School of Excellence." Molloy was named as 1 of 96 most "Outstanding American High School" by U. S. News and World Report in 1999, as well as an "Exemplary School" by the United States Department of Education. 100% of Molloy's graduates attend college. Admission is based on the entrance examination and a review of 6th, 7th, early 8th grade records. Molloy is known for its successful sports program in basketball, baseball and track and field, its basketball and baseball teams were coached by Jack Curran, the winningest coach in New York City and New York state history in both sports, until his death on March 14, 2013. His replacement was announced as Mike McCleary. After taking over as coach for Lou Carnesecca in 1958, Curran led Molloy basketball to over 870 wins and five city titles.
He produced six NBA players. Curran coached Molloy's baseball team since 1958, leading them to more than 1,300 wins and 17 CHSAA titles. In 1966, Curran coached Molloy baseball to win 68 consecutive games, a national record which would stand until April 2, 2005. Curran is the only coach to be named National Coach of the Year in two different sports: basketball in 1990 and 2009 and baseball in 1988, he was named CHSAA Coach of the Year 25 times in baseball, 22 times in basketball, won city championships in three different decades and has been elected into seven different Hall of Fames, including the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame. Molloy's track team has won 24 CHSAA indoor track titles since its inception. Tom Farrell, a Molloy graduate, won a bronze medal at the 1968 Olympics in the 800 m run. Chris Lopez has the New York High School indoor state record in the triple jump, set on March 2, 1991 with a mark of 50' 7.25". Molloy's dominant track and field program has more CHSAA team titles than any other CHSAA school.
Molloy's soccer team was undefeated in the 2004 season and won its second state championship that season. Archbishop Molloy High School website
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The AP operates 263 news bureaus in 106 countries. It operates the AP Radio Network, which provides newscasts twice hourly for broadcast and satellite radio and television stations. Many newspapers and broadcasters outside the United States are AP subscribers, paying a fee to use AP material without being contributing members of the cooperative; as part of their cooperative agreement with the AP, most member news organizations grant automatic permission for the AP to distribute their local news reports. The AP employs the "inverted pyramid" formula for writing which enables the news outlets to edit a story to fit its available publication area without losing the story's essentials. Cutbacks at rival United Press International in 1993 left the AP as the United States' primary news service, although UPI still produces and distributes stories and photos daily. Other English-language news services, such as the BBC, Reuters and the English-language service of Agence France-Presse, are based outside the United States.
The Associated Press was formed in May 1846 by five daily newspapers in New York City to share the cost of transmitting news of the Mexican–American War. The venture was organized by Moses Yale Beach, second publisher of The Sun, joined by the New York Herald, the New York Courier and Enquirer, The Journal of Commerce, the New York Evening Express; some historians believe. The New York Times became a member shortly after its founding in September 1851. Known as the New York Associated Press, the organization faced competition from the Western Associated Press, which criticized its monopolistic news gathering and price setting practices. An investigation completed in 1892 by Victor Lawson and publisher of the Chicago Daily News, revealed that several principals of the NYAP had entered into a secret agreement with United Press, a rival organization, to share NYAP news and the profits of reselling it; the revelations led to the demise of the NYAP and in December 1892, the Western Associated Press was incorporated in Illinois as The Associated Press.
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This gave AP a major advantage over other news media outlets. While the first network was only between New York and San Francisco AP had its network across the whole United States. In 1945, the Supreme Court of the United States held in Associated Press v. United States that the AP had been violating the Sherman Antitrust Act by prohibiting member newspapers from selling or providing news to nonmember organizations as well as making it difficult for nonmember newspapers to join the AP; the decision facilitated the growth of its main rival United Press International, headed by Hugh Baillie from 1935 to 1955. AP entered the broadcast field in 1941. In 1994, it established a global video newsgathering agency. APTV merged with WorldWide Television News in 1998 to form APTN, which provides video to international broadcasters and websites. In 2004, AP moved its world headquarters from its longtime home at 50 Rockefeller Plaza to a huge building at 450 West 33rd Street in Manhattan—which houses the New York Daily News and the studios of New York's public television station, WNET.
In 2009, AP had more than 240 bureaus globally. Its mission—"to gather with economy and efficiency an accurate and impartial report of the news"—has not changed since its founding, but digital technology has made the distribution of the AP news report an interact
The point guard called the one or point, is one of the five positions in a regulation basketball game. A point guard has the most specialized role of any position. Point guards are expected to run the team's offense by controlling the ball and making sure that it gets to the right player at the right time. Above all, the point guard must understand and accept their coach's game plan. While the point guard must understand and accept the coach's gameplan, they must be able to adapt to what the defense is allowing, they must control the pace of the game. A point guard, like other player positions in basketball, specializes in certain skills. A point guard's primary job is to facilitate scoring opportunities for his/her team, or sometimes for themselves. Lee Rose has described a point guard as a coach on the floor, who can handle and distribute the ball to teammates; this involves setting up plays on the court, getting the ball to the teammate in the best position to score, controlling the tempo of the game.
A point guard should know when and how to instigate a fast break and when and how to initiate the more deliberate sets. Point guards are expected to be vocal floor leaders. A point guard needs always to have in mind the times on the shot clock and the game clock, the score, the numbers of remaining timeouts for both teams, etc. Among the taller players who have enjoyed success at the position is Ben Simmons, who at 6’ 10” won the 2018 National Basketball Association Rookie of the Year Award. Behind him is Magic Johnson, who at 6’ 9” won the National Basketball Association Most Valuable Player Award three times in his career. Other point guards who have been named NBA MVP include Russell Westbrook, Bob Cousy, Oscar Robertson, Allen Iverson, Derrick Rose and two-time winners Steve Nash and Stephen Curry. In the NBA, point guards are about 6' 4" or shorter, average about 6' 2" whereas in the WNBA, point guards are 5' 9" or shorter. Having above-average size is considered advantageous, although size is secondary to situational awareness, speed and ball handling skills.
Shorter players tend to be better dribblers since they are closer to the floor, thus have better control of the ball while dribbling. After an opponent scores, it is the point guard who brings the ball down court to begin an offensive play. Passing skills, ball handling, court vision are crucial. Speed is important. Point guards are valued more for their assist totals than for their scoring. Another major evaluation factor is assist-to-turnover ratio, which reflects the decision-making skills of the player. Still, a first-rate point guard should have a reasonably effective jump shot; the point guard is positioned on the perimeter of the play, so as to have the best view of the action. This is a necessity because of the point guard's many leadership obligations. Many times, the point guard is referred to by announcers as a "coach on the floor" or a "floor general". In the past, this was true, as several point guards such as Lenny Wilkens served their teams as player-coaches; this is not so common anymore, as most coaches are now specialized in coaching and are non-players.
Some point guards are still given a great deal of leeway in the offense. Point guards who are not given this much freedom, are still extensions of their coach on the floor and must display good leadership skills. Along with leadership and a general basketball acumen, ball-handling is a skill of great importance to a point guard. Speaking, the point guard is the player in possession of the ball for the most time during a game and is responsible for maintaining possession of the ball for his team in the face of any pressure from the opponents. Point guards must be able to maintain possession of the ball in crowded spaces and in traffic and be able to advance the ball quickly. A point guard that has enough ball-handling skill and quickness to be able to drive to the basket in a half-court set is very valuable and considered by some to be a must for a successful offense. After ball-handling and scoring are the most important areas of the game for a point guard; as the primary decision-maker for a team, a point guard's passing ability determines how well a point guard is able to put his decision into play.
It is one thing to be able to recognize the player, in a tactically advantageous position, but it is another thing to be able to deliver the ball to that player. For this reason, a point guard is but not always, more skilled and focused on passing than shooting. However, a good jump shot and the ability to score off a drive to the basket are still valuable skills. A point guard will use his ability to score in order to augment his effectiveness as a decision maker and play maker. In addition to the traditional role of the point guard, modern teams have found new ways to utilize the position. Notably, several modern point guards have used a successful style of post play, a tactic practiced by much larger centers and forwards. Working off of the fact that the opposing point guard is in all probability an undersized player with limited strength, several modern point guards have developed games close to the basket that include being able to utilize the drop step, spin move, fade away jump shot. In recent years, the sport's shift from a fundamental style of play to a more athletic, scoring-oriented game resulted in the proliferation of so-called combo guards at the po
LeFrak City is a 4,605-apartment development in the southernmost region of Corona and the easternmost part of Elmhurst, a neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. It is located between Junction Boulevard to the west, 57th Avenue to the north, 99th Street to the east, the Long Island Expressway to the south; the complex of twenty 17-story apartment towers covers 40 acres and houses over 14,000 people in 4,605 apartments. The buildings are all named after cities or countries around the world and are grouped in clusters of four based on their theme; this naming system came about during the 1964 New York World's Fair, located in nearby Flushing Meadows–Corona Park. The development is part of Queens Community Board 4; the site includes sitting and play areas, sports courts, a swimming pool, a branch of the Queens Borough Public Library, a post office, two large office buildings and over 3,500 parking spaces. A $70 million renovation project, which ended in 2017, entailed installing solar panels atop the complex's roofs.
LeFrak City contains New York City's first robotic security guard. The Queens Center Mall and Rego Center are both two to three blocks away from the development, as is the Woodhaven Boulevard station on the New York City Subway's E, M, R trains. Named for its developer, the LeFrak Organization, LeFrak City was built in 1962–1971 for working- and middle-class families who were interested in modern facilities but could not afford or did not desire to live in Manhattan; the fortunes of the buildings have been tied to housing and social trends in New York in general, after a period of decline in the 1970s and rapid "white flight", the complex became home to a diverse population. The development remains popular with 98% occupancy due to its reasonable rents, large apartments. Notable current and former residents of LeFrak City include: Akinyele, rapper. Kenny Anderson, former basketball player for the New Jersey Nets and other teams during his ten-year NBA career. Emerson Boozer, running back who played in the NFL for the New York Jets.
Hamidou Diallo, NBA player Bryant Dunston, professional basketball player in Europe and Asia. Ellie Greenwich and Jeff Barry, worked with Phil Spector and composed many of the'girl group' era's greatest hits, including "Chapel of Love", "Da Doo Ron Ron" and "Leader of the Pack". Kaz Hirai, Japanese businessman, the President and CEO of Sony Corporation. Frankie Manning, dancer and choreographer, considered one of the founding fathers of the Lindy Hop. Tug McGraw, pitcher for the New York Mets in the late 1960s and early 1970s. Simon Nabatov, pianist. Noreaga, rapper. Prodigy, rapper and author, one half of the hip hop duo Mobb Deep with Havoc. Kool G Rap, rapper. Kenny Smith, former basketball player for the Houston Rockets and other teams during his ten-year NBA career. Jermaine Turner, American-Irish former professional basketball player who spent most of his 17-year career playing in the Irish Super League. Mark White, bass player for the Spin Doctors. Cooperative Village Co-op City, Bronx Mitchell Lama Parkchester, Bronx Parkfairfax, Virginia Parkmerced, San Francisco Park La Brea, Los Angeles Penn South Riverton Houses Rochdale Village, Queens Starrett City, Brooklyn Stuyvesant Town–Peter Cooper Village Official website "LeFrak City: One of Largest Housing Complexes in Queens" from About.com A Developer's 30: LeFrak's Queens LeFrak Organization, developer's website Lefrak collection in process.
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1991 NBA draft
The 1991 NBA draft took place on June 26, 1991, in New York City, New York. Dikembe Mutombo is regarded as the best overall pick in this draft, becoming one of the greatest defensive centers in the history of the league, he was a four-time NBA Defensive Player of the Year award winner and an eight-time All-Star, played in the league for 18 seasons. Larry Johnson won the 1992 NBA Rookie of the Year award and was a two-time All-Star, the first player to represent the Charlotte Hornets franchise at an All-Star game. However, early in his professional career ongoing back problems decreased his effectiveness and caused his numbers to decline dramatically. Due to his chronic back problems, he retired in 2001. Other notable picks include Kenny Anderson, Steve Smith, Terrell Brandon, Dale Davis and Chris Gatling, who all made All-Star appearances, but with the exception of Brandon at two, each only appeared once; the remaining picks in the first round failed to make an impact. Billy Owens was refused to sign with them.
He was traded to the Golden State Warriors in exchange for high-scoring guard Mitch Richmond, a trade, regarded as one of the most lopsided in NBA history. Owens was solid but unspectacular in his career, while Richmond was a six-time All-Star and was the 1989 NBA Rookie of the Year. Luc Longley was a three-time NBA Championship winner with the Chicago Bulls and held the record for playing the most NBA games by an Australian; as of 2011, two players are deceased: Bison Dele. Phills died in a car accident involving teammate David Wesley. Dele disappeared in the South Pacific in July 2002, with French authorities claiming that Dele's brother had killed Dele and his girlfriend and thrown them overboard the catamaran they were travelling on. Dele's brother committed suicide in September 2002; this was the last draft held in New York City until 2001. These eligible players were not selected in the 1991 NBA draft but have played at least one game in the NBA. ^ Brian Williams changed his name to Bison Dele in 1998.
1991 NBA Draft