Queens’ Morning Roundup


| brennison@queenscourier.com

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 8 to 15 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 74. West wind 8 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Doctor Zhivago at the Museum of the Moving Image Take in the 1965 classic at the Museum of the Moving Image.  Based on […]

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POLICE BLOTTER


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Robber sought The NYPD is asking for your help in identifying the suspect wanted for two robberies in the confines of the 107th and 109th Precincts. 1. On March 10, the suspect held up the Mobil gas station at 147-10 Northern Boulevard. He demanded money and fled on foot with an undetermined amount of cash. […]

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POLICE BLOTTER


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Pedestrian killed by car from Ed Koch Bridge A 68-year-old man was killed where he stood when a car traveling from the Ed Koch (Queensboro) Bridge jumped a curb and crushed him in the early morning hours of Monday, March 28. Police were called to Queens Plaza North and Crescent Street, where they saw the […]

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POLICE BLOTTER


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108th Precinct Long Island City, Sunnyside and Woodside Pedestrian killed by car from Ed Koch Bridge A 68-year-old man was killed where he stood when a car traveling from the Ed Koch (Queensboro) Bridge jumped a curb and crushed him in the early morning hours of Monday, March 28. Police were called to Queens Plaza […]

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Where to find free tax help


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Elected officials are encouraging Queens resisdents to take advantage of free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), part of the East River Development Alliance (ERDA), and potentially receive thousands back in tax returns. VITA sites allow qualified working families and individuals to take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits, providing assistance to families […]

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Where to find free tax help


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Elected officials are encouraging Queens resisdents to take advantage of free Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), part of the East River Development Alliance (ERDA), and potentially receive thousands back in tax returns. VITA sites allow qualified working families and individuals to take advantage of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) benefits, providing assistance to families […]

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CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT 14


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Name: Carolyn B. Maloney Age: 64 Party Affiliation: Democrat Occupation: Member of Congress Decision to Run: I have spent my career in public service fighting for New Yorkers and making a difference in people’s lives. From passing financial regulatory reform to passing my Credit CARD Act, we’ve made a lot of progress, but there are […]

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Maloney, Saujani sling final mud


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Pundits have deemed it one of the nastiest Congressional primaries this year, certainly the nastiest in New York City, but on Tuesday, September 14 it will be the voters who ultimately decide the Democratic nominee for Congress in District 14. Incumbent Congressmember Carolyn Maloney, who has represented the Manhattan and western Queens district since 1992, […]

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26th CD candidate Feerick and Mayoral candidate Thompson team up


| nrosenberg@queenscourier.com

According to her media consultant, Michael Meenan, City Council District 26 candidate Deirdre Feerick campaigned earlier this afternoon with City Comptroller and Mayoral candidate William Thompson at Long Island City’s Queensbridge Houses. The duo went up to visit with Queensbridge Tenants Association president Nina Adams, who has endorsed Feerick. In a statement delivered earlier by […]

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Star of Queens: William Collier


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William CollierDeaconCenter of Hope International Church COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: William Collier, 47, has been a deacon at Center of Hope International (COHI), a Long Island City church serving the community of the Queensbridge Houses. As a deacon, Collier opens and closes the church, at 12-11 40th Avenue, and assists the bishop. One of the things he’s […]

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