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Queens Republicans peace talks –too little, too late
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 7/21/2014 at 1:19PM

After decades of internal civil wars for control of the Queens County Republican Party, the most recent factions sat down for peace talks.  Sadly, it is too little too late. With the recent indictments of both GOP Councilmember Dan Halloran and Queens County Republican Party Vice Chairperson Vincent Tabone, NYC Councilman Eric Ulrich is now [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 7/18/2014 at 3:38PM

Teen rock duo VESSIO will be performing at Queens Theatre in the Park from 7 to 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 19, in support of their upcoming self-titled debut album.

That didn’t take long
Letters Letters 7/17/2014 at 12:53PM

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito taking credit for recent passage of a $75 billion municipal budget is nothing to be proud of.  She presented the budget to her loyal flock of members just before midnight on June 25. They only had one hour to read it prior to voting at 1 a.m. on [...]

Ridgewood art center provides free space for locals and intellectually disabled
Ridgewood art center provides free space for locals and intellectually disabled
Business Eric Jankiewicz 7/16/2014 at 1:05PM

An arts center in Ridgewood is applying for a liquor license. Okay, sounds like Williamsburg so far. But while it wants to serve alcohol for its weekend music shows, the owners also want to make more money so that they can continue to offer free services on weekdays to the local community — especially the intellectually disabled.