Bronze Star

World War II vet awarded Bronze Star
News Melissa Chan 2/07/2012 at 11:44AM

A 91-year-old war veteran was recently awarded with the U.S. Army’s Bronze Star Medal. Arno Heller, a former sniper in World War II, was honored by Congressmember Bob Turner in a ceremony for the Rego Park native on February 3. “Mr. Heller is a prime example of a man who puts country before self,” Turner [...]

Borough President bestows honors
Borough President bestows honors
News Billy Rennison 1/25/2012 at 12:01PM

Besides celebrating Queens during her State of the Borough address, Borough President Helen Marshall honored a special few whose spirit and dedication have made the borough a better and safer place to live. Marshall reserved the end of her speech to recognize a handful of residents and workers who went above and beyond the call [...]