New State Regent is from Hollis Hills


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Lester W. Young (left), of Hollis Hills, is the latest member of the New York State Board of Regents. The Jamaica High School graduate is currently an associate professor at Long Island University’s Graduate School of Education. His nomination was seconded by Assemblymember Mark Weprin (right) who also lives in Hollis Hills, and is a […]

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A Concannon fan


| letters@queenscourier.com

Joseph Concannon is running for the City Council seat in the 23rd District in Queens. This district covers Fresh Meadows, Oakland Gardens, Hollis Hills, Queens Village, Little Neck, Glen Oaks Village, Bellerose, Floral Park and Jamaica Estates. Here is a man who is concerned for the safety of all residents and would be a measurable […]

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Borough President candidates making the rounds


| editorial@queenscourier.com

BP candidates

BY ANTHONY O’REILLY Borough President candidates are blazing through Queens, participating in forums and allowing the community to hear their positions. The six Democrats hoping to replace current Borough President Helen Marshall most recently gathered at the Hollis Hills Jewish Center in Fresh Meadows and attended the Ridgewood Democratic Club’s monthly meeting. State Senators Tony […]

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Star of Queens: Jack Fried


| MKirk@queenscourier.com

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Star of Queens: Jack Fried President,  111th Precinct Community Council COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: The 111th Precinct Community Council is made up of neighborhood residents. As president, Jack Fried leads the Council at its regular meetings, which are held on the first Tuesday of every month. Meeting topics include giving a rundown of crime statistics, discussing local issues […]

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