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19 Rockaway beaches added to swimming list
19 Rockaway beaches added to swimming list
South Queens Courier Staff 6/24/2014 at 4:48PM

Since it was first reported by The Queens Courier on June 19 that only 29 beaches were open for swimming, another 19 were added to the open list.

Was Iraq intervention worth it?
Letters Letters 6/19/2014 at 12:07PM

What is occurring in Iraq today could be and was foretold prior to and at the beginning of the American invasion. Not only were the reasons used to justify the invasion flawed, but the understanding of the nature of the sectarian and tribal divides that are centuries old are not going to vanish simply by [...]

Remembering Whitestone’s Flying Tiger
Letters Letters 5/22/2014 at 5:09PM

Long-term restaurateur and Whitestone resident George Lum, my neighbor and good friend, invited me into his home one day. While in his den, I noticed hanging on the wall an autographed photo of the American Volunteer Group the “Flying Tigers.” I asked George where he acquired such a remarkable and rare photograph. He modestly pointed [...]

Two charged in counterfeit Super Bowl ticket operation
Two charged in counterfeit Super Bowl ticket operation
Police Cristabelle Tumola 1/28/2014 at 4:10PM

Two men have been charged with running a counterfeit operation in Queens and elsewhere, allegedly manufacturing and selling tickets to the Super Bowl and NFL playoff games, District Attorney Richard Brown and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton announced Tuesday.

Op-ed: From a lifetime of war to a final search for peace
News Op-Ed 1/26/2014 at 9:26AM

On January 11, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon passed away at the age of 85. Although he could be a polarizing political figure and his policies have had many critics, I found Henry Kissinger’s remembrance of Sharon in the January 13 issue of The Washington Post to be an accurate and fair representation of Sharon’s legacy.