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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 [...]

Locals want to beautify Howard Beach
Locals want to beautify Howard Beach
South Queens Courier Staff 7/15/2014 at 1:17PM

Howard Beach wants a makeover — and members of the Howard Beach Lindenwood Civic Association are calling for three different spots in the neighborhood to get a facelift.

Lewd graffiti scrawled on Hamilton Beach footbridge
Lewd graffiti scrawled on Hamilton Beach footbridge
Police Eric Jankiewicz 6/17/2014 at 3:13PM

Graffiti is nothing new for Hamilton Beach residents. But residents are alarmed over new racist slurs and sexually suggestive images scrawled on a graffiti-covered footbridge connecting the small neighborhood to Howard Beach.

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 5/23/2014 at 2:42PM

Train enthusiasts should head over to the Queens Botanical Gardens this weekend for a World’s Fair Train Show. Among plenty of displays, a fully working “G” scale model train will be meandering throughout the Garden.

Kudos to Ulrich staff
Letters Letters 5/08/2014 at 11:37AM

Open letter to Council Member Eric A. Ulrich I need to thank your staff for helping me resolve a problem. On Tuesday last week I called your office and spoke with Arlene Brown. I told her my problem and she asked me to come in the next day. I did, and Greg Mitchell was very [...]

Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach honors past and present members
Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach honors past and present members
South Queens Courier Staff 4/30/2014 at 3:23PM

In a tribute to its members, the Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach held its 52nd annual dinner dance and honored past and present members. The well-attended event honored Queens County Clerk and Rockaway resident Audrey Pheffer; former Howard Beach resident and successful construction management owner Frank Sciame; and the Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach’s immediate past president Edward Tudisco.

Politics springing ahead
Politics From Here Victor G. Mimoni 3/28/2014 at 1:12PM

Recent raw temperatures are threatening to send March out like a polar bear rather than a lamb, but things are springing up all over the political landscape. Another political neophyte has stepped up to challenge embattled State Senator Malcolm Smith for his 14th District seat, according to the Board of Elections (BOE). Bernadette Semple, who [...]

Need a united front
Letters Letters 3/27/2014 at 2:49PM

The most recent fight for control of the Queens County Republican organization between factions led by current county chair Phil Rugusa and challenger former  Congressmember Bob Turner (supported by Councilmember Eric Ulrich and his insurgents) reminds me of two hyenas fighting over the carcass of a dead animal — in this case remnants of the once-relevant [...]