Katz purchases new public address system for P.S. 175


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

Councilwoman Melinda Katz (left) allocated $200,000 for the purchase of a new public address system for P.S. 175. The new public address system will allow the principal to communicate more effectively with teachers and students. Katz said, “It is important that schools are equipped with an operational public address system. Communications between staff is not […]

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Forest Hills dentist’s wife charged in crime


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Stephen Scaring, a lawyer for Dr. Mazoltuv Borukhova, is confident that his client will be acquitted of all charges following her grand jury indictment that she conspired to kill her ex-husband, orthodontist Daniel Malakov. The stoic woman - who held her head high during court proceedings on Friday, February 8 - is accused of paying […]

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Dentist shooting suspect extradited


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

Following extradition to New York from Georgia, the man in custody for the brutal slaying of a Forest Hills orthodontist in front of his four-year-old daughter has been arraigned on second-degree murder charges. Mikhail Mallayev, 50, allegedly used a crude bleach bottle and duct tape silencer to muffle the gunshots in the Sunday, October 28, […]

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Klein awards ‘excellence’ funds to Queens schools


| csantucci@queenscourier.com

Youngsters at P.S. 46 in Bayside gearing up for a round of standardized testing recently got to practice their responses with the city school system’s head honcho during his visit to announce that the school had earned “excellence” bucks for high performance. On Thursday, January 3, Schools Chancellor Joel Klein stopped by The Alley Pond […]

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Indict ex-wife’s uncle for dentist murder


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A Queens grand jury has indicted the man accused of the brutal murder of a Forest Hills orthodontist. Mikhail Mallayev, 50, currently fighting extradition from Georgia, where he is in custody, faces charges of second-degree murder for allegedly gunning down Daniel Malakov, 34, in front of his four-year-old daughter Michelle in the Annadale Playground, near […]

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Out of state arrest in dentist murder


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

Nearly a month after a Forest Hills orthodontist was gunned down in front of his four-year-old daughter, authorities have arrested a relative of his ex-wife’s in connection with the cold-blooded murder. Mikhail Mallayev, 50, was taken into custody on Saturday, November 17 at his home in Chamblee, Georgia. Authorities matched his fingerprints - which were […]

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Out of state arrest in dentist murder


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

Nearly a month after a Forest Hills orthodontist was gunned down in front of his four-year-old daughter, authorities have arrested a relative of his ex-wife’s in connection with the cold-blooded murder. Mikhail Mallayev, 50, was taken into custody on Saturday, November 17 at his home in Chamblee, Georgia. Authorities matched his fingerprints - which were […]

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Hunt Cold-Blooded Killer
Shot dentist in front of his daughter


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

A day after a Forest Hills orthodontist was shot dead in front of his four-year-old daughter; authorities have found a crude silencer they say was used to muffle the gunshots. Daniel Malakov, 34, was shot three times in the chest in the Annadale Playground, near P.S. 175, on Sunday, October 28 at approximately 11 a.m. […]

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Star Of Queens


By Queens Courier Staff

Ellen WeismanMember of the School Leadership Teamat JHS 157QRego Park COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Ellen Weisman, a mother of two, is a member of the School Leadership Team at J.H.S. 157Q, the Stephen A. Halsey School. The mission of this team of 14 is to work on behalf of the students, creating, executing and overseeing scholastic and […]

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Spelling Bee Winners Flourish Across The Borough


By Queens Courier Staff

District 27: First Place Angela Ramdhanny, M.S. 53, eighth grade Second Place David Kalos, P.S. 197, fifth grade District 28: First Place Snigbba Sur, P.S. 175 Second Place Shawn Clauther, J.H.S. 217 District 29: First Place Roseanne Schanehall, I.S. 109, sixth grade Second Place Tamisha Smith, P.S. 36, fifth grade District 30: First Place LaTroy […]

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Reconstructed Sunnyside park to honor local veterans


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THE COURIER/Photos by Angy Altamirano

Noreen Haddad and Jim Breuer were never able to say goodbye to their brother, lay flowers on a casket or visit him in a cemetery. Sunnyside resident Donald C. Breuer was 26 years old when he was killed in action in 1972 during the Vietnam War and his body was never recovered.

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Kiwanis Club of Howard Beach honors past and present members


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Vicki Schneps

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.

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