Saturday, March 19, 2005

TTS - Joy for Commuters and Bettors

Today's Top Stories

The Advance leads with a pair of stories that will appeal to the heart of any real Staten Islander:

Subway-ferry link opens - chronicles the newly opened indoor portal linking the Whitehall Ferry Terminal with the heavily transited subway station beneath it. As a former ferry commuter I can attest to the joy of not having to venture outdoors an any/all weather just to catch a train uptown.

Everybody into the Pool - continues the heartwarming tale of the massive NCAA tourney pool hosted by Jody's - a local tavern. For nearly three decades this Forest Ave grog palace has been THE place to enter your picks for the annual college championships. Upwards of 90, 000 entries are expected. 90,000. Unreal.