Two women accused of abusing young exchange students at Little Neck tutoring academy


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Two women have been charged with endangering the welfare of four Korean exchange students in a private tutoring academy in Little Neck, prosecutors said.

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Little Neck actor finds business success in Astoria


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

Images Courtesy of Johnny Solo

The 39-year-old Little Neck resident is the co-owner of three establishments in the western Queens neighborhood, two of which opened in the past few months.

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Little Neck school first in the US to offer Essential Accessibility app


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

A Little Neck elementary school is paving the way for people with disabilities. P.S. 811Q on Marathon Parkway is the first school in the nation to partner with Canadian company Essential Accessibility and offer its app, which is designed to help people who can’t browse the web through conventional methods.

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Little Neck woman celebrates a century


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Liam La Guerre

Maria Regina Lucarelli, a resident of Brandywine Senior Living at the Savoy in Little Neck, will turn 100 years old on Sunday, April 13, and she will have a birthday party at the senior home to celebrate her experiences during the last century.

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Little Neck residents come together to save annual Memorial Day Parade


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

File photo

The United War Veterans Council (UWVC) hosted the first of a series of meetings to organize the Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade, which was in danger of being canceled this year, on Wednesday, March 19, at Community Church of Little Neck.

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Little Neck fifth grader becomes councilmember for a day


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Photos by William Alatriste/Courtesy of Karyl Jones

Her love for Queens landed her a seat in City Hall — and she’s only 11. Katiya Jones of Little Neck became councilmember for a day after beating about 500 youngsters in an annual essay contest hosted by Councilmember Mark Weprin. “Before I went, I thought it would be boring,” she said, “but I was […]

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2012 year in review: Bayside, Little Neck, Douglaston real estate


| spreuss@queenscourier.com

The year of 2012 was an overall positive environment for the commercial sales marketplace.  Activity, pricing, sales volume, lending and just about any other relevant metric increased from the year before and greatly increased from the previous several years.  The driving forces of the overall demand was the steady lack of available product throughout the […]

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Welcome back my old friend — the old Little Neck Parkway Q79 bus is now the Q36 bus


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

How refreshing that this is past Monday morning I was able to board a bus at the Little Neck Long Island Rail Road station. The Q36 resumed weekday service on the old Q79 Little Neck Parkway bus route. My wife and I had the opportunity to be the last two riders prior to the demise […]

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Man killed by train at Little Neck LIRR station


| brennison@queenscourier.com

A man was struck and killed by a train at the Little Neck LIRR station this morning, according to authorities. The man in his 70s, whose name has not been released, was struck by the train at approximately 10:20 a.m., according to the MTA, suspending service for 90 minutes. A preliminary investigation by the MTA […]

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Little Neck school gets leg up with donation


| mchan@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Teachers at a local Little Neck elementary school now have the means to supply their classrooms after a major retail conglomerate gave the educators a $1,000 leg up. P.S. 94 received $50 gift cards from Walmart on October 26 for 20 of its teachers to purchase school supplies and classroom resources, school administrators said. “This […]

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Little Neck neighbors want problem tree removed


| mchan@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Neighbors in Little Neck say a rotted tree rooted on a popular pathway is on its last leg and poses a danger to pedestrians passing beneath its falling limbs. “I walk on the street. I’m so afraid of walking under this tree that I make a detour,” said Vicky Cosgrove, 61, pointing to a problematic […]

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Remember the old Little Neck Parkway Q79 Bus?


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

This past Saturday, June 25th marked the second Anniversary for the demise of our old New York City Transit Q79 Little Neck Parkway bus. Two years ago to the day, at 6:23 p.m., right on time, my wife and I boarded the last Q79 bus departed Little Neck for its final destination on Jericho Turnpike […]

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