Borough President Katz assesses Queens’ Ebola readiness


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Borough President Melinda Katz's office

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz met with Doctor Jessica Kattan, a New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene official, to consider this question. Katz also emphasized the need to work closely with the health department given Queens’ large population and being a traveling center.

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Plans released for possible QueensWay


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Renderings courtesy of thequeensway.org

A 3.5-mile stretch of recreational, walking and biking trails is planned for central and southern Queens as part of a multi-million dollar proposal that has coined the name, QueensWay.

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Rego Park runner reverses diagnosis


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Luis Marcial

Rego Park resident Luis Marcial began running after he was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 2010, and the only time he stopped running was when he sustained a stress reaction to his femur seven weeks ago.

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Award-winning Forest Hills Gardens Tudor home sells for $2M


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy of Terrace Sotheby’s International Realty

The residence at 60 Greenway North, a house that was awarded first prize in architectural design from the Queens Chamber of Commerce in 1928, sold for $2,060,000.

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Doe Fund to continue cleaning the streets of Rego Park, Kew Gardens, Forest Hills


| ejankiewicz@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz's office.

Councilwoman Karen Koslowitz announced Wednesday that she secured $123,000 to renew The Doe Fund services to clean up the streets of select parts of Rego Park, Kew Gardens and Forest Hills, according to the councilwoman’s office.

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