New State Regent is from Hollis Hills


By Queens Courier Staff

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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New York City’s first lady joins students at Hollis school for MLK Day activities


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THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

Chirlane McCray dropped into workshops being held in the Junior High School, Susan B. Anthony Academy, mingling with pre-teens and discussing King’s emphasis on education.

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House of the Day: Holliswood Colonial: 5 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms


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Copyright (C), Multiple Listing Service of Long Island, Inc, 2004

  190-04 Mclaughlin Ave HOLLISWOOD, NY 11423 Total Taxes: $8,500 List Price: $1,890,888   Colonial, Detached, # Families: 1 9.0 rooms, 5 Bedrooms , 4 Full Baths , 2 Half Baths   School District: Community District 26 Year Built: 2011 , New Construction   Construction: Brick Lot Size: 67.58X90.75 Appearance: Diamond Interior Features Eat-in kitchen […]

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Pesticide spraying across many Queens neighborhoods set for Monday night


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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Trucks will spray pesticide across nearly every corner in Queens this Monday night as part of the Health Department’s ongoing efforts to kill mosquitoes that may carry the West Nile virus.

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David Weprin won’t run for brother’s City Council seat


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File photos

Assemblyman David Weprin ruled out a run last week for the City Council seat that his brother, Mark Weprin, will vacate soon in order to become Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s deputy secretary of legislative affairs, according to a spokesperson for the assemblyman.

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Councilman Weprin to leave seat for Cuomo administration


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THE COURIER/file photo

Councilman Mark Weprin gave his two weeks notice to the people of his district Monday, as he announced his departure from the City Council to take a job with Gov. Andrew Cuom

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More honorees named for Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day march


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Photos courtesy of Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade committee

Keeping with this year’s theme of honoring the sacrifice of Vietnam War veterans, organizers of the annual Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade have added five men who fought in the decade-long conflict to its slate of honorees at this May’s march.

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