Jorteh Senah

Jorteh Senah appears in the following:

Red Hook Track Coach Enjoys Olympic Success

Friday, August 10, 2012

Brooklyn-based track and field coach Trevor Green has produced his first Olympic medalist after 20 years of coaching.


Gang Members In Alleged Drug Ring Near Public Housing Indicted

Thursday, August 02, 2012

Nineteen members of two East Harlem gangs have been indicted for selling crack cocaine in the vicinity of public housing.

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Rucker Park Tournament Resumes Amid Tighter Security

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

The recent surge of shootings in New York City was on the mind of Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly, especially as local police discussed security measures with the organizers of a basketball tournament where a recent shooting occurred.


Top Cop Dismisses Self-Defense Claim in Shooting That Led to Boy's Death

Thursday, July 26, 2012

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly on Thursday rebuked the self-defense claim made by a murder suspect in the shooting death of a 4-year-old Bronx boy.


Teen Questioned in Killing of 4-Year-Old Bronx Boy

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

A 17-year-old is being questioned in the shooting death of a 4-year-old boy in the Bronx over the weekend.


To Combat Counterfeiting, NJ Transit Unveils Secure Tickets

Monday, July 16, 2012

New Jersey Transit officials are cracking down on counterfeit tickets. Weekly and monthly passes will now feature an anti-counterfeit device, which can only be detected by the transit staff's special UV scanners.


Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival Kicks Off in Central Park

Thursday, July 12, 2012

The Central Park Lake hosted a dragon boat on Thursday as part of the festivities leading up to the 22nd annual Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in New York.


Cuomo Offers Some Support for Limited Fracking

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

In an interview with public radio, Cuomo said he supports he idea that individual towns should decide whether they want fracking. "I think it's inarguable, but that one should take into consideration home rule,” he said.

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Developers Asked to Design City's Smallest Apartment

Monday, July 09, 2012

New York City apartments may get even smaller.

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Pop-Up Pool Opens in Brooklyn Bridge Park

Friday, July 06, 2012

The city opened a pop-up pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park on Friday — ahead of a heat wave this weekend that could push temperatures past the 100-degree mark.


South Jersey Residents Left in the Dark for Days by Violent Storm

Monday, July 02, 2012

Some South Jersey residents who lost electricity during the violent storms over the weekend may have to go without power for up to six days, a utility said Monday.


Look | Artists Design Blown Glass on Governors Island

Friday, June 29, 2012

From Saturday through July 29, graphic artists, with the help of professional glassblowers, will try out their designs on glass even if they've never worked with the material before. See a slideshow of glassmaking on Governors Island.


South Ferry Subway Station Sprouts Leaks

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

The South Ferry subway terminal is sprouting leaks that are causing water damage to the newly tiled walls of the renovated station at the tip of Manhattan that underwent a $530 million facelift three years ago.

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Eurozone Spat Adds Depth to Greece-Germany Euro Cup Match

Friday, June 22, 2012

As the underdog in the Eurozone financial crisis, Greece found itself in a similar position as the country faced Germany in the quarterfinals of the Euro Cup. This time there was no bailout; Germany defeated their troubled Eurozone partners 4-2.


Making the City’s Waterways Cleaner for the Public

Thursday, June 21, 2012

The Department of Environmental Protection believes the city’s waterways will be safer as a result of two new initiatives. It has completed a venture that will reduce the discharge of untreated wastewater into city’s harbors, while the state Legislature passed a bill Thursday that will give the public the right to know when such pollutants spill into local waters. 


Immigrants Make Big Impact through Small Business

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Local immigrants are giving New York City area small businesses a big boost, a new study of Census Bureau data revealed.


NYPD Sets New Standards for Street-Level Narcotics Officers

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Changes have been implemented to the application process for the NYPD’s street-level narcotics teams in the months following the shooting death of 18–year-old Ramarley Graham.

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In Morningside Park, Residents See Both Good and Bad in Corporate Sponsorship

Monday, June 11, 2012

Harlem residents have mixed feelings about corporate sponsorship of dog runs and basketball courts in Morningside Park. Though they welcome the improvements the funding from the parks department’s project will bring, some say they’re not keen about privatization of public spaces.

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Driving Out Auto Insurance Fraud through Legislation

Friday, June 08, 2012

Assemblyman David Weprin and other advocates are urging the New York State Assembly to pass a bill that will make it a felony to stage a car accident. The crime is currently a misdemeanor. 

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Historic National Black Theater to Remain Open

Thursday, June 07, 2012

Harlem's National Black Theater, which once hosted the likes of Ossie Davis and Nina Simone on its stage, was set to shutter. But with the help of Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer and investment management firm Baltoro Capital, the historic venue will live on.