Bayside High School girls soccer team remains undefeated despite losing star player


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THE COURIER/Photo Liam La Guerre

Many were worried when Bayside High School girls soccer star forward Danielle “D.J.” Glazer graduated last year. Glazer, who finished with the most goals in the city last season, 40, and the season before, 51, led the team to win back-to-back Queen A-IV titles. She was the recipient of the PSAL’s Wingate Award in girls’ […]

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Queens Sports Preview: Everything you need to know for the weekend


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Flushing High School will open the PSAL playoffs Saturday at noon by hosting Brooklyn’s South Shore High School. Led by senior running back D’Andre Sapp, who rushed for 842 yards, the Red Devils earned the seventh seed with an 8-2 record.

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Bayside police cadet who died on 9/11 honored with street co-naming


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Salman Hamdani lost his life trying to help people on 9/11 and for his sacrifice, Community Board 11 and Councilman Paul Vallone honored him by co-naming 204th Street in Bayside, where he grew up, as “Salman Hamdani Way.” But his mother, Talat, believes it’s just the first step toward getting the recognition he deserves after the injustice he received.

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NYC public schools remain open Wednesday


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The Department of Education will keep all public schools open Wednesday, Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced, as the city expects icy conditions from its second snowstorm this week.

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Vallone announces new high school program, outlines big ideas for district


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THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Councilmember Paul Vallone outlined his big ideas and discussed his first few weeks in office during a two-hour interview with The Courier.

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HS of Teaching schools Frank Sinatra in girls soccer championship


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THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

Jasmine Bustos was determined not to leave the PSAL Division B girls soccer finals on Randall’s Island without a championship. The Queens High School of Teaching girls soccer senior forward has netted more than 70 goals in her high school career, and was third in the entire city with 40 goals this season, but the […]

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Benjamin Cardozo volleyball player is a dream on the court


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Anja Malesevic came to the U.S. in search of the American Dream, but she turned out to be the fantasy of every volleyball team. Malesevic, who emigrated from Serbia in August, is finishing her senior year of high school at Benjamin Cardozo and is making waves as one of the city’s top volleyball players this […]

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Students at P.S./M.S. 207 learn to ‘persevere’ through Wounded Warrior Project


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One man’s story of perseverance left a crowd of middle schoolers captivated. Brandon Trapp of the Wounded Warrior Project spoke to the middle school students at P.S./M.S. 207 Rockwood Park as part of a series of monthly assemblies meant to instill different virtues in the youngsters. The school kicked off the year last month with […]

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Primary guide: City Council District 27


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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As the clock ticks closer to city primaries on Tuesday, September 10, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running. Here is a list of the City Council District 27 primary candidates (St. Albans, Hollis, Cambria Heights, Jamaica , Baisley Park, Addisleigh Park;parts of […]

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