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Lost Queens GOP opportunities
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 11/11/2013 at 8:54PM

The most recent fight for control of the Queens County Republican organization between factions led by current county chairman Phil Ragusa and challenger former Congressmember Bob Turner supported by NYC 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 [...]

Appalled by hate crime
Letters Letters 10/17/2013 at 9:21AM

I was appalled and greatly distressed to read of a hate crime in Bellerose. I live in Glen Oaks Village on the Bellerose side where these egregious and nefarious acts were perpetrated. Four cars were spray painted with Nazi swastikas and seven other cars had scribbles of hate. Our neighborhood is a melting pot of [...]

Police put out new call for information in Sunnyside murder
Police put out new call for information in Sunnyside murder
Police Queens Courier Staff 10/16/2013 at 2:04PM

Nearly a year after Sunnyside resident Lou Rispoli was brutally killed in Sunnyside, police are renewing calls for clues in the case. Around midnight on October 20, 2012, Rispoli, 62, left his Sunnyside home for a late night walk as he sometimes did to quell his insomnia. At roughly 2 a.m. on 43rd Avenue between [...]

Hate Crimes unit investigating after Bellerose cars tagged with swastikas
Hate Crimes unit investigating after Bellerose cars tagged with swastikas
Northeast Melissa Chan 10/14/2013 at 3:36PM

Bellerose residents whose cars were vandalized with graffiti were able to wash off the spray paint — but not the hateful message it left behind. Fourteen cars in the quiet residential area were marked up during an early morning graffiti spree on October 11, police said. Silver-painted swastikas were found on half of the vehicles [...]