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Corey Kilgannon

“She’s a neighborhood institution,” said one Harlem resident of Estelle Davis, a longtime crossing guard. (Photo: Chang W. Lee | NY Times)

Forty Years, Same Corner | NY Times

Character Study By COREY KILGANNON With a blast of her whistle, Estelle Davis raised a white-gloved hand and held back a column of oncoming cars bearing down on a group of schoolchildren ambling across the street. “Come on, baby,”…

Emilio Cordova - Dominican Baseball Historian

The Dominican Diamond Expert | NY Times

By JONATHAN BLITZER SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — Ever since Pedro Martinez entered the Baseball Hall of Fame in July, Emilio Cordova, the Dominican Republic’s most celebrated baseball historian, has been carrying copies of stat sheets with him all…

Bringing Golf to East Harlem's Girls

Bringing Golf to East Harlem’s Girls | NY Times

By COREY KILGANNON It was on the first tee at the Mosholu Golf Course in the Bronx that Teddy Griffith introduced a group of teenage girls to golf. “The number one thing is, you watch where your ball goes,”…

Shunning Modernity, Except When the Game Is On | NY Times

By COREY KILGANNON With the college and professional football seasons in their final stretch, and with the New York Giants continuing their unexpected playoff run, football fever is running high in the city. Perhaps one of the most unusual,…