JFK workers stole about $90K worth of electronics from cargo warehouse: DA


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photo via Wikimedia Commons/Joe Mabel

Two employees at an airport cargo warehouse were charged this week for allegedly pilfering nearly $90,000 worth of electronic devices, prosecutors announced Friday.

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See it: Jumbo Jamaica Estates home listed for $2.95M


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy Michael Miguel and MLSLI

The residence at 181-02 Dalny Rd. offers a sizable tropical-theme backyard featuring an elevated gazebo that is somewhat symbolic of Jamaica Estates’ contrast from normal New York City housing, while it still being considered in the five boroughs.

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Queens Village rallies against plan to open juvenile jail in former school


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Liam La Guerre

Nearly two dozen Queens Village residents and local leaders came together Wednesday to rally against the Administration for Children’s Services’ (ACS) plan to put a facility for juvenile offenders in a former school.

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Residents oppose plan to create a Queens Village jail for juveniles


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy Christopher Bride/PropertyShark

Residents and community leaders in Queens Village are opposed to a plan to convert a former school to a facility for delinquent children that have committed crimes as part of the state’s “Close to Home” law.

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Photos: Queens honors and remembers soldiers with Memorial Day parades


| lguerre@queenscourier.com

Photos courtesy Dominick Totino Photography/Gallery by Robert Pozarycki, Anthony Giudice, Liam La Guerre

Patriotism spread in Queens for Memorial Day weekend as nearly a dozen parades were held around the borough to pay tribute to military men and women that protect the freedoms residents enjoy today.

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Former New York Knick Anthony Mason honored by Merrick Academy in Springfield Gardens


| agiudice@ridgewoodtimes.com

Photos by Anthony Giudice

Merrick Academy in Springfield Gardens honored New York Knicks star and Queens native Anthony Mason by dedicating its basketball court in his memory on May 20.

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Jamaica funeral set for rapper slain in Briarwood drive-by shooting


| rpozarycki@queenscourier.com

Photo via Instagram/@chinxmusic

A Jamaica church will host the wake and funeral Tuesday for the rapper Chinx, real name Lionel Pickens, who was murdered in a Briarwood drive-by shooting on May 17.

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Jamaica to welcome artists with free residencies


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning

In keeping with their mission to become a one-stop shop for artists, Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL) is partnering with Exploring the Metropolis (EtM) to provide free workspace residencies for choreographer-composer duos.

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Queens Village mailman busted for dumping letters in trash


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Photo via Property Shark/Christopher Bride

A postal carrier based in Queens Village dumped more than 2,000 pieces of mail in the garbage while on the job, federal agents charged in a criminal complaint filed last week.

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