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12th Annual Top Women in Business Awards draws nearly 1,000
12th Annual Top Women in Business Awards draws nearly 1,000
News Queens Courier Staff 5/22/2014 at 2:55PM

This year The Queens Courier’s 12th Annual Top Women in Business Awards & Networking event at Terrace on the Park broke records as close to 1,000 people came out to celebrate the accomplishments of the leading women of the Queens business world.

Top Women in Business 2014
Top Women in Business lizabethnieves 5/13/2014 at 2:00PM

The 12th Annual Top Women in Business networking and awards event on Tuesday, May 20, will honor influential women in business in Queens. The event will celebrate women of Queens finance, healthcare, education and entrepreneurship whose major achievements and participation in community activities has helped the borough grow. Along with recognizing notable Queens’s figures, the “Women [...]

Speaker Silver’s 20th anniversary
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 2/24/2014 at 7:09PM

This month is the 20th anniversary for Democratic State Assemblymember Sheldon Silver’s reign as speaker of the New York State Assembly.  Many wonder how he has lasted so long given all the scandals committed by many former members of the Democratic State Assembly caucus over his tenure.  The answer is simple. Speaker Silver rules the [...]

Resorts World celebrates two-year anniversary, gives back
Resorts World celebrates two-year anniversary, gives back
News Maggie Hayes 11/03/2013 at 2:53PM

Resorts World Casino celebrates two milestones: it’s two-year anniversary, and over $900 million generated for New York State’s revenue. “While we never doubted this would be a successful venture, not only for Resorts World Casino New York City, but for the Queens community and New York State, we are incredibly proud of how far we’ve [...]

Resorts World Casino welcomes new and free Red Express buses
Resorts World Casino welcomes new and free Red Express buses
South Maggie Hayes 10/21/2013 at 3:10PM

Resorts World Casino welcomed a new bus fleet, the Red Express, which will take patrons from Manhattan to the South Ozone Park gambling spot. Casino president Edward Farrell, Community Board 10 chair Betty Bratton and State Senator Joseph Addabbo greeted the Red Express buses as they pulled into Resorts World, coming in from their first [...]

Resorts World Casino welcomes full-time subway stop
Resorts World Casino welcomes full-time subway stop
South Maggie Hayes 8/13/2013 at 3:51PM

This “one-of-a-kind destination” now has one-of-a-kind ease of access. Resorts World Casino celebrated the grand opening of the $15 million subway station at the Aqueduct Racetrack, complete with a walkway to the casino. “By plane, train or automobile, the excitement of Resorts World Casino is now accessible to all,” said Edward Farrell, president of Resorts [...]

Rising Stars of Queens honored
Rising Stars of Queens honored
News Queens Courier Staff 2/08/2013 at 11:18AM

The stars aligned last week when The Queens Courier honored 40 of the borough’s budding young professionals. “It’s awesome to be honored, and it’s humbling to be among these people,” said Eric Abrams, 26, digital media and membership associate for the Queens Chamber of Commerce. “I feel like I’m on my way up.” Abrams — [...]

Local teen designers compete in “Project Runway” fashion competition
Local teen designers compete in “Project Runway” fashion competition
Entertainment Melissa Chan 2/03/2013 at 2:37PM

Local teen designers faced off in a “Project Runway” fashion competition last month at the Pomonok branch of the Queens Library. Fifteen runway hopefuls, between 10 and 17 years old, took on the task of creating the most stylish woman’s outfit out of men’s clothing. Their handpicked models hit the catwalk in their creations, library [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/24/2013 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Overcast in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 25 with a windchill as low as 3. Windy. Winds from the NNW at 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Thursday night: Clear. Low of 12F with a windchill as low as 0. Breezy. Winds from the NW at 10 to 20 mph [...]