The MTA will redirect five city bus routes from St. George’s Episcopal Church after local leaders and parishioners complained about idling buses and its drivers who relieve themselves on the side of the church.
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New York State Assemblyman David Weprin proposed legislation that would expand the state’s current anti-hazing statute by prohibiting all physical conduct and physical activities required from fraternities during the pledging ceremonies is over the top. Each year millions of college students each year successfully join a fraternity or sorority. All survive and go on to [...]
Just days before the Oscars, Queens was home to its own awards ceremony. Top young professionals from around the borough shined at The Queens Courier’s 2014 Rising Stars Awards & Networking Event. And this year, a Hollywood star even graced the stage.
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 [...]
A group of Korean seniors and the owner of an embattled Flushing McDonald’s have come to a truce after a cultural clash reached headlines last week, Assemblymember Ron Kim announced Monday.
As we enter 2014, The Queens Courier asked our elected officials: “What do you hope to accomplish for your constituents in 2014?”
As we bid adieu to 2013, The Queens Courier brings you a look at the year that was . . . from the selection of a new Pope to the downfall of our elected officials, to tragedy, controversy and everything in between. And as we look ahead to 2014, we wish our new legislators luck and the best year for our readers.
Councilmember-elect Paul Vallone has picked the team he’ll take to City Hall in January, The Courier has learned. The seven-member staff consists mostly of longtime supporters and includes two former employees of Queens elected officials and the aunt of a local assemblymember. “These are people who believed in me five years ago, when I first [...]
A recent helicopter route change meant to spare Long Island ears from a barrage of choppers could be the reason why some parts of Queens are now dealing with the rumble. “There are days my home vibrates,” said Alfredo Centola, president of the Malba Gardens Civic Association. “Things fall off the shelves.” Some 1,500 homes [...]
As the clock ticks closer to city primaries on Tuesday, September 10, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running. Here is a list of the candidates in City Council District 19 (College Point, Auburndale-Flushing, Bayside, Whitestone, Bay Terrace, Douglaston and Little Neck), who [...]