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Still a champion
Videos Noah Rosenberg 12/04/2009 at 12:00AM

Margaret Lambert just received word that her high jump record, set in Germany in 1936, is being restored. The record was taken from Lambert and she was kicked off the Nazi national team because she is Jewish.

The ‘San Man’
Videos Noah Rosenberg 11/10/2009 at 12:00AM

In celebration of The Courier’s 24th anniversary, the newspaper took a look at 24/7 jobs and services in the borough. As part of the coverage, the newspaper rode around with a pair of city sanitation workers at 6 a.m. to get a feel for their line of work.

The ‘San Man’
Videos Noah Rosenberg 10/07/2009 at 12:00AM

In celebration of The Courier’s 24th anniversary, the newspaper took a look at 24/7 jobs and services in the borough. As part of the coverage, the newspaper rode around with a pair of city sanitation workers at 6 a.m. to get a feel for their line of work.

Dirty Jobs in Queens: Manhole Maintenance
Videos Noah Rosenberg 9/25/2009 at 12:00AM

The Courier’s "Dirty Jobs in Queens" series took a look at Con Edison’s Environmental Operations Department, which is tasked with cleaning out the utility giant’s manholes.

‘World Cup’ comes to Queens
Sports Noah Rosenberg 9/24/2009 at 12:00AM

The World Cup-style Copa N.Y.C. soccer tournament kicked off in Queens on July 25 and organizers and participants say the event is about more than just soccer.

The battle for Queens
Videos Noah Rosenberg 9/08/2009 at 12:00AM

A reenactment of a Roman naval war battle in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park ended with flames and fireworks bursting out of a model of the Queens Mary 2 cruise ship.

The battle for Queens
Entertainment Noah Rosenberg 8/20/2009 at 12:00AM

A reenactment of a Roman naval war battle in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park ended with flames and fireworks bursting out of a model of the Queens Mary 2 cruise ship.

The death of a clunker
Videos Noah Rosenberg 8/18/2009 at 12:00AM

The federal Car Allowance Rebate System (CARS), better known as Cash for Clunkers, is rapidly gaining popularity. But once the gas-guzzling clunkers are taken off the road, what exactly happens to them?

‘World Cup’ comes to Queens
Videos Noah Rosenberg 7/29/2009 at 12:00AM

The World Cup-style Copa N.Y.C. soccer tournament kicked off in Queens on July 25 and organizers and participants say the event is about more than just soccer.

Cracking open Queens’ beer garden heritage
Videos Noah Rosenberg 7/22/2009 at 12:00AM

The Greater Astoria Historical Society recently gave an intoxicating lecture on the city’s beer garden culture. Of course, the lecture was topped off with a beer tasting.