Author Archives: David Beltran

Star Auto Group: 50 years and counting


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With over eight car dealerships in Queens, Star Auto Group is one of the largest and most successful privately-owned businesses in the area. Now celebrating its 50th anniversary, a new dealership is set to open — but the Star Auto Group may not have reached the half-century mark had it not been for one man. […]

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111th Precinct: Former commander says goodbye


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After 20 months as commander of the 111th Precinct, former Captain Ronald Leyson, promoted to Deputy Inspector and transferred to the 110th Precinct, stopped by the 111th’s Precinct Council meeting to say goodbye. “I thank you for everything for the past 20 months,” said Leyson. “We couldn’t have had the success that we had without the partnership […]

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Valentine’s Day Love Stories: Sandy and Stanley Gussin


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With Valentine’s Day upon us, The Queens Courier asked local couples what made them fall – and stay – in love. Sandy and Stanley Gussin Q: How long have you been together? A: We’ve been married for 53 years. Q: How did you meet? Sandy: It was out of spite. I was expecting two phone […]

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Valentine’s Day Love Stories: Leonard and Beverly Ciaccio


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With Valentine’s Day upon us, The Queens Courier asked local couples what made them fall – and stay – in love. Leonard and Beverly Ciaccio Q: How long have you been together? A: We’ve been married 57 years Q: How did you meet? A: We met at a dance Q: Do you have any plans for […]

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Valentine’s Day Love Stories: Louis Mascaro and Rosemary Stanton


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With Valentine’s Day upon us, The Queens Courier asked local couples what made them fall – and stay – in love. Louis Mascaro and Rosemary Stanton Q: How long have you been together? A: Seven years Q: How did you meet? LM: I was sitting in some corner feeling sorry for myself and she came […]

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Valentine’s Day Love Stories: Ellie Greenberg and Abraham Feldman


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With Valentine’s Day upon us, The Queens Courier asked local couples what made them fall – and stay – in love. Ellie Greenberg and Abraham Feldman Q: How long have you been together? A: Twelve years Q: How did you meet? EG: At the center. I gave him a card with name and number on […]

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