Senator Joseph Addabbo to hold mobile office hours


| mchan@queenscourier.com

For two Thursday evenings in December, Senator Joseph Addabbo will hold office hours at libraries in Richmond Hill to hear from constituents looking to voice their concerns. Addabbo will be available from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on December 8 at the Richmond Hill library (118-14 Hillside Avenue) and at the same time on December 15 […]

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Middle Village ceremony remembers Triangle factory fire anniversary


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Photo by Kelly Marie Mancuso

Community leaders, activists and residents gathered at Christ the King High School in Middle Village on Wednesday for a moving tribute on the 104th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire.

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Addabbo suggests using proposed Glendale homeless shelter for veteran housing


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THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

The controversial plan to turn the abandoned warehouse located at 78-16 Cooper Ave. in Glendale into a homeless shelter appears to be moving forward, but state Senator Joseph Addabbo wants to make that proposal a little more specific.

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NY Senate approves legislation to protect children, victims and others from high-level sex offenders


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Photo via Flickr Creative Commons/Wally Gobetz

State Sen. Joseph Addabbo and his colleagues in the Senate approved a series of bills designed to better protect children, victims of sexual assault and other New Yorkers from potentially dangerous convicted sex offenders.

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Ridgewood pol to state: Stop shortchanging public schools


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Photo by Anthony Giudice

Assemblywoman Catherine Nolan of Ridgewood, along with fellow lawmakers, educators, parents and students, rallied on the steps of City Hall Thursday morning demanding that Gov. Andrew Cuomo and state lawmakers pay $2.5 billion owed to New York City public schools.

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Broadway Stages to build massive sound studio and retail complex in Glendale


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Brooklyn-based television and film production company Broadway Stages plans to build a massive film studio and retail complex in the neighborhood with existing warehouses.

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Queens Republicans go the way of the dinosaur into extinction


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

Queens Republicans have failed to provide voters with alternatives to the Queens Democratic Party machine monopoly, giving them free passes for another two-year term for virtually all public offices. There was a time decades ago when Queens Republicans routinely elected members to Congress, state Senate, Assembly and City Council. After the 1982 reapportionment, Democrats eliminated […]

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Star of Queens: Ed Shusterich, president, Pullis Farm Cemetery Historical Landmark


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

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Ed Shusterich is the founder and president of Pullis Farm Cemetery Historical Landmark, a nonprofit organization that handles the upkeep of the Pullis Cemetery in Juniper Valley Park, Middle Village.

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What to do this weekend in Queens


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Mayo Arts

On Sunday at the Queensborough Performing Arts Center, Tony and Olivier Award winner Patti LuPone in her new concert “Coulda, Woulda, Shoulda…played that part” performs songs from musicals that she could have played, should have played, did play and will play. Musicals include “Hair,” “Bye Bye Birdie,” “Funny Girl,” “West Side Story,” “Peter Pan” and her Tony Award-winning performances in “Evita” and “Gypsy.”

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Health & Beauty 2014 winners


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

You voted, they won.   BEST ALLERGIST Winner BETTER MEDICAL CARE Runner up DR.DAVID MENCHELL BEST ASSISTED LIVING Winner LITTLE NECK CARE CENTER Runner up HOMEWATCH CAREGIVERS BEST AUDIOLOGIST Winner GB AUDIOLOGY, PLLC Runner up MIRACLE EAR CENTER ATLAS PARK BEST BARBERSHOP Winner UTOPIA BARBER SHOP Runner up MICHAEL’S PLACE BELL BLVD BEST BEAUTY SUPPLY Winner NATURAL […]

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