12th Annual Top Women in Business Awards draws nearly 1,000

By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo by Allen Ngai

This year The Queens Courier’s 12th Annual Top Women in Business Awards & Networking event at Terrace on the Park broke records as close to 1,000 people came out to celebrate the accomplishments of the leading women of the Queens business world.

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Top Women in Business 2014

| lnieves@queenscourier.com

The 12th Annual Top Women in Business networking and awards event on Tuesday, May 20, will honor influential women in business in Queens. The event will celebrate women of Queens finance, healthcare, education and entrepreneurship whose major achievements and participation in community activities has helped the borough grow. Along with recognizing notable Queens’s figures, the “Women […]

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Two Queens schools awarded Blue Ribbon

| mchan@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

There is much ado about being blue at two Queens schools. P.S. 203 in Oakland Gardens and P.S. 191 in Floral Park were named Blue Ribbon schools by the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) this year. The borough’s high performing schools join three others in the city — Brooklyn’s P.S. 34 Oliver H. Perry School, […]

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Holocaust was theme of Big Read program

| smosco@queenscourier.com

A month-long remembrance of the Holocaust through literature capped-off with one generation honoring another. The program, which spanned the entire month of March, was closed-out with an event at Holocaust Resource Center at Queensborough Community College on Friday, March 26. The Big Read, a National Endowment of the Arts (NEA) program designed to bring reading […]

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‘High School Musical’ star visits school

| jlyons@queenscourier.com

Excitement was in the air at P.S. 203 Oakland Gardens Elementary School in Bayside when “High School Musical” star Monique Coleman came on Friday, February 8 as part of a prize won by a student. Over the summer, 10-year-old Jessica Hayden was watching television when she saw a commercial for the “Verizon Get in and […]

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