NYHQ celebrates life


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Curtis Sliwa, radio personality and founder of the Guardian Angels, recalled being shot four times in 1992, then he told of his more recent struggle — prostate cancer. Sliwa was the keynote speaker at the New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) Celebration of Life, which sought to bring together cancer survivors who were once patients of […]

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Wonderful women honored


| vschneps@queenscourier.com

Wonderful women honored For the 10th year we celebrated the talented and devoted “Top Women in Business” in Queens. Sixteen of the women we previously honored were inducted into our newly-created “Hall of Fame.” Their gift was a rhinestone pin of interlocking hearts. I found it and immediately realized it was a perfect pin for […]

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Politics Aside: Can Republicans hold City Hall?


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With Anthony Weiner out of the running, discussions abound about who is the frontrunner to be the Democrat’s nominee for mayor in 2013. Meanwhile, Republicans have been able to elect their candidate the last five outings – even when their guy was no longer a Republican and held almost no core Republican beliefs. So, the […]

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Conventionally speaking . . .


| dbrennan@queenscourier.com

                Let’s be honest. Conventions are boring. Really boring. Even to us political junkies.             We political reporters have endured a few of them recently, including the state Democrat and Republican gatherings.             At least at the national conventions, you can fill down-time by doing mindless things like interviewing celebrities.    […]

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Republican Rally


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At last week’s John McCain Rally at the Queens County Republican Party Headquarters were (from left to right) Queens Chair Phil Ragusa, District Leader Eric Ulrich, 77 WABC Radio Host Curtis Sliwa, and District Leader Jane Deacy.

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Young Republicans meet


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The Queens County Young Republicans held their spring cocktail party recently at the Woodhaven House, on Woodhaven Boulevard in Rego Park, with group president Rich Alicea as master of ceremonies. Guest speakers were Curtis Sliwa of the Guardian Angels, Red Apple CEO and possible mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis and good-government advocate Michael Ricatto of Better […]

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G-COP shows Canadians graffiti tactics


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The 104th Precinct/Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol (G-COP) has been battling graffiti in several areas of Queens for years, but recently G-COP officials had the opportunity to share their knowledge with officials from far outside of the city - Halifax, Nova Scotia. Three Canadian officials along with Guardian Angels founder Curtis Sliwa and City Councilmembers Melinda […]

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Aumenta la violencia escolar en Queens


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Nuevos ataques de pandillas juveniles mantienen preocupada a la comunidad Por Marcela Álvarez “Señorita, lo único que yo pido es justicia para mi muchacho, y para que no le ocurra a otros niños. De verdad, debe haber m¡s seguridad en la escuela, que haya m¡s cooperaci“n entre todos”. As-, evitando las l¡grimas, se expres“ Beatriz […]

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