Author Archives: Angy Altamirano

NYC college students to vie for spot in Red Bull’s worldwide paper plane competition


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On Sunday, over 250 students from seven city universities and colleges will try to earn a spot in the worldwide competition called Red Bull Paper Wings.

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Bayside students stay fit to help feed children in Africa


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THE COURIER/Photos by Angy Altamirano

Since the beginning of March, 268 students, 40 teachers and other faculty members at P.S. 41 have been taking part in UNICEF’s Kid Power program which encourages students to be more active, while also feeding children in Africa.

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Queens husband beats wife with hammer to end her suffering: prosecutors


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THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

An 87-year-old man was charged with assault after hitting his 83-year-old wife on the head with a hammer because he didn’t want to see her suffer as she went into surgery at Elmhurst Hospital, officials said.

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Queens native starts campaign to fund Dennis Hopper’s final film


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Photos courtesy of "The Last Film Festival"

One filmmaker is turning to Kickstarter and the Queens community she grew up in to help put the finishing touches on what will be known as the late Dennis Hopper’s last movie, filmed completely in the “World’s Borough.”

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110 Precinct CO talks new post, future plans


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THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

The 110th Precinct, which encompasses Corona and Elmhurst, has a new top cop and he is ready to get to know his new community and continue the work his predecessor achieved.

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