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No response to letter
Letters Letters 7/24/2014 at 12:41PM

On February 28, 2014, the Auburndale Improvement Association, Inc. sent Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña a letter requesting to meet with her regarding PS 130, located at 200-01 42 Avenue, Bayside, Queens.  To date, we have received no response from her or anyone on her staff.  The letter was sent certified, return receipt requested, so we [...]

Standards for school superintendents
Letters Letters 7/17/2014 at 12:48PM

Chancellor Carmen Fariña is requiring school superintendents to re-apply for their jobs. She is also setting a minimum of seven years as an educator as a qualification and reinstating the former stipulation that superintendents be mature adults. Currently, many of the division heads and policymaking executives at the Department of Education only a few birthdays [...]

Avonte Oquendo’s mom files suit against city: reports
Avonte Oquendo’s mom files suit against city: reports
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 6/04/2014 at 11:51AM

The mother of Avonte Oquendo has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city, charging various agencies and individuals with negligence leading to the death of the 14-year-old autistic teen, according to published reports.

12th Annual Top Women in Business Awards draws nearly 1,000
12th Annual Top Women in Business Awards draws nearly 1,000
News Queens Courier Staff 5/22/2014 at 2:55PM

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.