As part of the first international clown convention, during the “Make ‘em Laugh, New York City clown week,” clowns from all around the world came together and provided a special performance at the Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC). According to Atiya Butler, assistant director of external affairs at the EHC, over 200 re-owned clowns hailed from […]
“Going Green” is one of the buzz phrases that everyone is using, but Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC) is doing more than just talking about it. On July 13, Elmhurst Hospital Center held a ribbon-cutting to celebrate the grand opening of a farmers’ market on hospital grounds. The Elmhurst Hospital Center Greenmarket, which is run by […]
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.
Police are continuing the investigation into an accident that killed four friends after their car plunged into an Astoria creek and as one politician calls for a review of safety measures on the roads leading to the water.
The word cancer is scary, unsettling and leaves people feeling helpless. Add colon cancer and the stakes intensify. According to the American Cancer Society, colon cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer deaths in the United States. Here in New York City the disease kills approximately 1,400 people every year.
Louis Rispoli will always be remembered as a great husband, friend, mentor and important member of the Woodside community. Rispoli, who was attacked in October 2012 in Sunnyside and died at Elmhurst Hospital Center days later, was honored and celebrated on July 27 during a ceremony to co-name 51st Street and 43rd Avenue “Louis Rispoli […]
BY MATT SURRUSCO Lou Rispoli would have turned 63 on February 1. His widowed husband, Danyal Lawson, grieved that day for his slain spouse, but he wasn’t alone. Lawson, of Woodside, found comfort in a bittersweet dinner with friends and by visiting the couple’s favorite flower shop, Nunziato’s Florist, where he picked out two orchid […]
Civic groups in Hillcrest are worried that a proposed mixed housing unit set to lodge individuals with chronic conditions will draw a “questionable population” next door. Queens Hospital Center (QHC) is in talks with Comunilife, a nonprofit human services agency, to develop a deteriorated 10-story building on the hospital’s campus into 251 units of affordable, […]