No criminal charges to be filed in Grand Central Parkway shooting death of Army reservist


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A Queens grand jury concluded Thursday that there will be no criminal charges filed in connection to the death of Army reservist Noel Polanco who was shot by a police officer on the Grand Central Parkway last fall, said District Attorney Richard Brown. Police Commissioner Ray Kelly requested the grand jury investigation just days after […]

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Queen’s Resident, Transit Tech Senior Enlists into U.S. Army


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by Ms. T. M. Beller, U.S. Army Public Affairs Specialist Born in Holland to Indian and Guyanese parents, 19-year old Avin Sumesar, never expected to be one of over 30 U.S. Army Future Soldiers to take the oath of enlistment during a pre-game Future Soldier Swear-in Ceremony recently at the Prudential Center. “You only live […]

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Queen’s Resident, Transit Tech Senior Enlists into U.S. Army


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by Ms. T. M. Beller, U.S. Army Public Affairs Specialist Born in Holland to Indian and Guyanese parents, 19-year old Avin Sumesar, never expected to be one of over 30 U.S. Army Future Soldiers to take the oath of enlistment during a pre-game Future Soldier Swear-in Ceremony April 8, 2011, before thousands of celebratory Nets […]

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Army recruiting sets records


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For the second year in a row, the U.S. Army reached its recruiting goal in the New York City area as young men and women who are struggling to find jobs find opportunities in the military. The Army has seen the average recruit’s age and number of recruits with some college education rise in recent […]

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