The potential LIRR work stoppage, which could start on July 20, would not only strand thousands of commuters, but also hurt small businesses in Queens like Ahmed Iftikhar’s newsstand, which depends on LIRR service for customers.
On Thursday, September 11, Dorie Pearlman and her husband Barry will travel a route they have become all too accustomed to during the past seven years. The Howard Beach couple will start their day at the 9/11 ceremony at Ground Zero before heading to Beth David Cemetery to pay their respects to their son Richard […]
Their lives forever changed by the terrorist attacks a year ago, dozens of candle-carrying Forest Hills residents turned out last week to show solidarity for the nearly 3,000 victims who died in the World Trade Center catastrophe. The moving ceremony in front of American Legion Post 1424 typified dozens of observations attended by public officials […]
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.
The following is a complete list of the victims of 9/11 who were your neighbors, your friends and even your families. They worked in the private sector, for government agencies and as firefighters, police officers, Port Authority police and emergency service technicians too. Their names will appear at Ground Zero in the museum dedicated to […]
Dorie Pearlman lost her son, Richard Allen Pearlman, 18, in the attacks on the World Trade Center eight years ago, and for now she has lost his benefits too. Pearlman, of Howard Beach, applied to the Public Safety Office Program, which was created to give benefits to families of Americans who are killed in the […]
What a year it was! This past year, 2008, was a groundbreaking year for Queens and for The Courier. We reported on all Queens news ranging from heartbreaking stories of Queens soldiers losing their lives while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan to a St. John’s fencer almost losing his life to a rare blood disease […]
What a year it was! This past year, 2008, was a groundbreaking year for Queens and for The Courier. We reported on all Queens news ranging heartbreaking stories of Queens soldiers losing their lives while serving in Iraq and Afghanistan to a St. John’s fencer almost losing his life to a rare blood disease overcoming […]
The ceremony was in his honor, but he was only able to smile at the attendees from a color photograph printed on his parents’ white T-shirts. He is Richard Allen Pearlman, a member of The Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps (FHVAC) who helped pull victims out of the rubble of the World Trade Center on […]
A former Flushing attorney has been charged with misappropriating more than $400,000 from the estate of an elderly Queens man for whom he had been named as trustee. “The defendant is accused of breaching his fiduciary obligations by siphoning off hundreds of thousands of dollars in trust funds for his own personal use and leaving […]
The sixth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks will be observed all over the country next Tuesday. Here are some of the 9/11-related observances to be held in Queens: Astoria/Long Island City - On Tuesday, September 11 at 6:30 p.m. (weather permitting) the Little Opera Theater of New York will hold its second annual […]