Watch Laurelton man on TV’s first body painting competition show


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of GSN

Fernello Nelson wants to become the “Bill Gates of body painting.” The 31-year-old Laurelton resident may get his chance to do so on season two of “Skin Wars,” premiering Wednesday night on GSN.

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Man charged with using fake deed to steal elderly woman’s Laurelton home


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo by  Christopher Bride/ PropertyShark

A man accused of stealing a woman’s Laurelton family home with a fake deed transfer has been arrested and charged, according to District Attorney Richard Brown.

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Laurelton barbershop owner stabs teen to death with scissors: cops


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

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A Laurelton barbershop owner used scissors to fatally stab a 19-year-old during a fight over a pair of headphones, police said.

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Community members share vision for Laurelton, Rosedale library upgrades


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of the Queens Library

More room is coming to the Laurelton and Rosedale library branches and officials’ visions for the project is growing. Councilmember Donovan Richards allocated $3 million for the two Queens Library reading spots to begin expansion and upgrade projects. The Laurelton branch, currently 8,000 square feet, will double to 16,000 with the addition of a second […]

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Laurelton man missing


| brennison@queenscourier.com

RMA#282-12 105 Pct Missing 3-9-12

Police are looking for a Laurelton resident who recently went missing and is of poor mental health. Rupert West, 59, was last seen Friday morning at 7 a.m. at his home on 218th Street. The missing is described as 5-feet-8-inches tall, 170 pounds with blue eyes, black hair and a full beard. He was last […]

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