Police: Man steals gold necklace from toddler at Jackson Heights McDonald’s


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NYPD

Cops aren’t happy with a man who thought stealing is as easy as taking candy from a baby. Police are looking for the man who snatched a gold necklace and charm from a three-year-old girl on Friday afternoon in Jackson Heights. The man followed the girl and her mother to a McDonald’s on 37-59 82nd […]

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Dodge City: Still a gunslinger’s paradise


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Photo by Bob Nesoff

 Dodge City! The name alone stirs the emotions of 12-year-old kids…and their fathers and grandfathers. Synonymous with the mystique of the Old West and the famous lawmen and outlaws that populate books, movies and television covering both fact and fiction, Dodge City today revels in its history and culture. While much of the area is […]

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Found Footage Festival marks 10 years of laughs and VHS finds


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Nick Prueher

What began as a way to fight boredom in their small Wisconsin town more than two decades ago has turned into a full-time comedy career for Nick Prueher and Joe Pickett.

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Op-ed: Tax Equity for New Yorkers


| oped@queenscourier.com

Brian and Amy are your typical middle-class New Yorkers. They’ve worked hard to build a comfortable life for their three children in Hicksville, Long Island, and hoped to remain there to be near family. However, every year during tax season they are hit by a bill from the federal government that makes them question if they will be able to continue living in such a high-cost area.

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‘Robber’ threatens to castrate victim at Astoria McDonald’s: cops


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

One McDonald’s customer had a not-so-happy meal after a woman threatened to castrate him during a knifepoint robbery.

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Christ the King’s Sierra Calhoun named Gatorade New York Girls Basketball Player of the Year


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy Christ the King High School

Sierra Calhoun, leading scorer of the Christ the King girls basketball team, earned the prestigious Gatorade New York Girls Basketball Player of the Year award for her contributions on and off the court this season.

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Food for thought


| vmimoni@queenscourier.com

It’s been a tasty week for those who view politics, rather than bread, as the staff of life. *Hizzoner heaped praise on city workers’ response to Tuesday’s near-foot-deep frosting, though countless commuters were hours late for dinner. Sanit commish and Bloomberg leftover John Doherty dished out the data, icing suggestions that the Upper East Side […]

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