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What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 4/11/2014 at 2:01PM

To help mark the 75th anniversary of the Bronx-Whitestone Bridge, the Queens Historical society is hosting a discussion with Mary Hedge, archivist for MTA Bridges & Tunnels, and Aris Stathopoulos, Deputy Chief Engineer, MTA Bridges & Tunnels on Sunday, April 13.

Paper or plastic? Try canvas…
Letters Letters 4/03/2014 at 6:04PM

The people who seem unable to handle a tax on paper and plastic bags need [help]. The solution is using fabric/canvas bags. Is it such a burden to bring your bag(s) with you to the store? Really? Would you rather promote deforestation? Would you rather destroy the environment? Aren’t there enough plastic bags floating around [...]

Matt’s Musings
Matt’s Musings
Matthew Silverstein 3/11/2014 at 2:08PM

On primary day 2010, Matthew Silverstein became the  Democratic State Committeeman for the 26th Assembly District. Matt began a career in public service as an Inspector for the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs. As an Inspector, Matthew worked to uphold the landmark New York City Consumer Protection Law. He then became the Executive [...]

Queens pageant teen gets new Mustang
Queens pageant teen gets new Mustang
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 3/07/2014 at 5:37PM

Imagine walking out of school at 17 – and finding a brand new Ford Mustang waiting for you. That’s exactly what happened to Benjamin Cardozo senior Lauren Schwartzberg on Friday.