Springfield Gardens dialysis patient named ‘Hero of Hope’ by the American Kidney Fund


| amatua@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Facebook/For Kidney's Sake

Angela L. Davis’ life was completely changed on Jan. 31, 2008, when, after passing out and being taken to the hospital, she found that her kidneys had failed.

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Springfield Gardens teen completes All Star Code summer program


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photos courtesy of All Star Code

While most high school students were relaxing during their summer vacation, one student from Queens finished a six-week summer program with All Star Code, an organization that prepares young men of color for full-time employment in the technology field.

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Armed bandits in Springfield Gardens stickup linked to earlier robbery: cops


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Video and photo courtesy of NYPD

Two armed robbers wanted for tying up employees at a Fresh Meadows RadioShack earlier this month are suspected of pulling off the same crime at a Springfield Gardens cellphone store on Tuesday, police said.

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Bank robber strikes twice in Springfield Gardens


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of NYPD

A bank robber had mixed results in two bank robbery attempts in Springfield Gardens on Friday afternoon, police said, failing to get cash from one branch but succeeding at another location a short time later.

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Former New York Knick Anthony Mason honored by Merrick Academy in Springfield Gardens


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photos by Anthony Giudice

Merrick Academy in Springfield Gardens honored New York Knicks star and Queens native Anthony Mason by dedicating its basketball court in his memory on May 20.

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Robbery suspect caught on video during dramatic holdup at Springfield Gardens Subway restaurant


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Video courtesy of NYPD

Police have released video footage of a March stickup at a Springfield Gardens Subway restaurant showing an employee struggling with the armed robber who, along with a partner, is wanted for two other heists.

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Springfield Gardens Girl Scout is city’s top cookie seller for second year


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of DeAnne Lorde

Springfield Gardens eighth-grader Najah Lorde is once again the top Girl Scout cookie seller in New York City with 1,816 boxes.

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Springfield Gardens father massacres his own family, killing three and wounding one before taking his own life


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of NYPD

A Springfield Gardens man inexplicably massacred his own family early Saturday morning when he methodically shot his two daughters, their mother and their grandmother, leaving three dead and a 12-year-old girl fighting for her life, police said.

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Wanted cocaine smuggler nabbed in Springfield Gardens shootout with U.S. marshals: reports


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of DEA

In a scene straight from an action movie, U.S. marshals serving a warrant at a home in Springfield Gardens exchanged shots with their suspect late Tuesday night, according to published reports.

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Man kills brother, wounds mother in Springfield Gardens stabbing: cops


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Graphic Image

A 27-year-old man killed his brother and injured his mother in a stabbing at their Springfield Gardens home Wednesday night before turning the knife on himself, according to police.

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Springfield Gardens celebrates the holiday season


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of the Office of Councilmember Donovan Richards

The holiday spirit is alive in Springfield Gardens. The Christmas tree in Springfield Park lit up for the season on Wednesday, December 11 with residents and community leaders watching. “This is a great event for the whole family,” said Councilmember Donovan Richards, who hosted the tree lighting along with the Parks Department, Friends of Brookville […]

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Pedestrian struck and killed in Springfield Gardens


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Updated Monday, December 2 12:08 p.m. A man is dead after he was hit by a car on Rockaway Boulevard Tuesday morning. The victim was crossing the roadway at Farmers Boulevard around 6:15 a.m. when a Subaru Impreza traveling eastbound on Rockaway Boulevard struck the man, said police. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital where […]

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