Six Queens firefighters featured in 2014 FDNY Calendar of Heroes


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of FDNY

Is it hot in here, or is it just the Official FDNY 2014 Calendar of Heroes? Featuring some of the city’s Bravest and sexiest — including six Queens firefighters — the calendar was released last week. Every year firefighters from across the city try out to be one of 13 men chosen for the Calendar […]

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Fire Companies


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ARVERNE Engine 265, Ladder 121: Beach 48th Street ASTORIA Engine 262, Battalion 49: 30-89 21st Street Engine 263, Battalion 49: 42-06 Astoria Boulevard Engine 312, Battalion 49: 22-63 35th Street Ladder 117, Battalion 49: 42-08 Astoria Boulevard AUBURNDALE Engine 299, Ladder 152, Battalion 52: 61-20 Utopia Parkway Engine 320, Ladder 167, Battalion 53: 36-18 Francis […]

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In Memorium: 9/11 victims from Queens


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The following is a complete list of the victims of 9/11 who were your neighbors, your friends and even your families. They worked in the private sector, for government agencies and as firefighters, police officers, Port Authority police and emergency service technicians too. Their names will appear at Ground Zero in the museum dedicated to […]

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Year In Review


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Having rung in the New Year, 2008 on Tuesday, January 1, we bring you, our readers, a look back at some of the stories - many of them exclusives - that made The Queens Courier worth reading in 2007. Since we are “All About You,” the most important stories we cover are the ones affecting […]

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Year In Review


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Having rung in the New Year, 2008 on Tuesday, January 1, we bring you, our readers, a look back at some of the stories - many of them exclusives - that made The Queens Courier worth reading in 2007. Since we are “All About You,” the most important stories we cover are the ones affecting […]

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Safe Routes to Schools program nearly complete


| csantucci@queenscourier.com


The Department of Transportation (DOT) recently announced that improvements at the city’s 135 “priority schools” are nearly complete through the Safe Routes to Schools program, implemented in 2006. Thirty-three of the schools are located in Queens. “Every child deserves a safe route to school,” said DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan. “And thanks to the Safe Routes […]

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Fallen firefighter laid to rest


| vmimoni@queenscourier.com


It had been almost a year since New York City witnessed such a gathering, but once again, thousands of firefighters from all over the country assembled to say goodbye to a fallen brother from the New York City Fire Department (FDNY). On Tuesday, June 26, funeral services were held for Fresh Meadows resident Daniel Pujdak, […]

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GLENDALE: Good Schools & Affordable Homes


| zbraziller@queenscourier.com


WHERE: Tucked away in the southwest corner of Queens, Glendale, with a population of nearly 80,000, is bordered by Ridgewood to the west, Middle Village to the north, Forest Park to the east, and Brooklyn to its south. It is bounded by Long Island Rail Road and freight train tracks to the north, Woodhaven Boulevard […]

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