Queens Memory Project asks residents to share memorabilia


| amatua@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of the Queens Memory Project

The Queens Library and Queens College want you to share your photographs, newspaper clippings and stories as they continue to archive and record the history of the “World’s Borough” as part of the Queens Memory Project.

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Facebook page aims to keep Barnes & Noble in Queens


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

As a response to The Courier’s report on the closing of the Barnes & Noble Bayside location at The Bay Terrace shopping center — along with the location in Forest Hills, which will replaced by a Target — supporters of the bookstore have started a Facebook page called “Keep Barnes & Noble Open in Queens.”

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LIC apartment to set Queens record for most expensive: report


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of PropertyShark/Jenny Chao

A Long Island City penthouse with a view of the Manhattan skyline is said to be ready to break a record for the most expensive apartment sold in Queens, according to a published report.

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Queens remembers victims of 9/11 attacks at upcoming ceremonies


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

RIDGEWOOD TIMES/File photo

Fourteen years after the deadliest terrorist attacks in American history, residents across Queens will remember the victims of Sept. 11, 2001, at memorial vigils scheduled to take place over the next two weeks.

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Op-ed: An alternative to light rail for western Queens


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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley’s proposed light rail line for western Queens would connect Glendale and Middle Village with Long Island City. It sounds great on paper, but there has been no planning feasibility studies, environmental documents or preliminary design and engineering efforts necessary to validate any basic estimates for construction costs.

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Queens cop charged with insurance fraud for car fire: DA


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

File photo

A Queens police officer has found himself on the other side of the law as he faces charges of insurance fraud — along with other crimes — in connection to his car which he initially reported stolen and was later found burning in New Jersey.

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