Briarwood Organization breaks new ground


| editorial@queenscourier.com

Highlighting a century of progress, the Briarwood Organization continues its work on important new projects. To mark its first 100 years, the fourth-generation, family-owned company has begun construction on Briarwood Plaza II, a Class-A office building located at 36-29 Bell Boulevard, with 24,000-square-feet of prime space. “Our first office building, Briarwood Plaza at 36-35 Bell […]

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Street lights added in Briarwood


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The New York City Department of Transportation (DOT) will add new street lights to parts of Briarwood including around the subway station to prevent future acts of property crime in the neighborhood. The addition set to occur in the fourth quarter of 2011, was initiated by City Councilmember James F. Gennaro of the 24th district […]

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Magic moments in Briarwood


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Councilmember James F. Gennaro (center) good-naturedly dons a funny hat and becomes a magician’s assistant for entertainer Philip Levy (right) at the Community Board 8 Youth Committee’s Magic Show. The show was on Tuesday, July 31, at the Briarwood Library, 85-12 Main Street. It featured Levy, who bills himself as “Theatricks by Phil,” assisted by […]

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Let the children stay


| letters@queenscourier.com

Although I generally support the strict enforcement of American immigration and naturalization laws, I believe that all children, as in the present situation of this massive influx of children from Central America, should be permitted to live in the United States and be processed for legal residence and citizenship status on humanitarian grounds as refugees.  […]

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