More honorees named for Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day march


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade committee

Keeping with this year’s theme of honoring the sacrifice of Vietnam War veterans, organizers of the annual Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade have added five men who fought in the decade-long conflict to its slate of honorees at this May’s march.

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Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day march to honor Vietnam vets


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/File photo

Vietnam War veterans and the city’s top veterans’ advocate will be recognized in a special way during the 85th Little Neck-Douglaston Memorial Day Parade.

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Oakland Gardens man pleads guilty to setting fire to pal’s Little Neck apartment


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Ezra Barashy, 26, pleaded guilty to third-degree arson Tuesday for setting fire to his friend’s Little Neck basement apartment this summer, according to the district attorney’s office. In his plea, he admitted to intentionally tossing a Molotov cocktail at the home of his pal.

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Little Neck Nursing Home to hold charity drive for rare neurological disorder


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Thomas Oelkers

The Little Neck Nursing Home may be a place for elderly care but in October it will be holding a charity drive for an 8-year-old girl with a little known, poorly understood neurological disorder called Rett Syndrome.

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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


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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


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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

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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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