Borough president secures millions for south Queens library renovations


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Queens Library

Three public libraries in southern Queens will receive much-needed improvements through $9.5 million in funding that Queens Borough President Melinda Katz secured, it was announced on Monday morning.

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Top five most expensive luxury listings in LIC


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Modern Spaces

Over the past decade, Long Island City has evolved into one of the most sought-after neighborhoods in the city.

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Astoria Lego designer featured in new documentary


| aaltamirano@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Angy Altamirano

Astoria resident Cody Wells is the Lego designer behind the company C3Brix — which specializes in Lego mosaics, portraits, models and figures — and in the past year has seen an increase in success, including being featured in the documentary “A LEGO Brickumentary.”

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Armed bandits in Springfield Gardens stickup linked to earlier robbery: cops


| ctumola@queenscourier.com

Video and photo courtesy of NYPD

Two armed robbers wanted for tying up employees at a Fresh Meadows RadioShack earlier this month are suspected of pulling off the same crime at a Springfield Gardens cellphone store on Tuesday, police said.

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‘Comfort woman’ survivor speaks on sexual slavery at Queensborough College


| asuriel@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

A Korean woman who survived sexual slavery as a “Comfort Woman” during WWII spoke Thursday in Bayside at the Kupferberg Holocaust Resource Center of Queensborough Community College.

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