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Nelson Mandela dies at 95
Nelson Mandela dies at 95
News Queens Courier Staff 12/05/2013 at 5:57PM

Former South African President and Nobel Peace Prize winner Nelson Mandela died Thursday at age 95.

Marino’s Italian Ices founder passes away
Marino’s Italian Ices founder passes away
Top Stories Melissa Chan 7/10/2013 at 4:46PM

The founder of Marino’s Italian Ices who passed away last week leaves behind a sweet treat and a lasting legacy. Marinos Vourderis, who made his millions in Queens, died July 2 in his Jamaica Estates home, his family said. He was 97. “He was just an amazing man,” said his granddaughter Kristen Breglio. “He would [...]

Teen arrested in fatal stabbing of 18-year-old in Jamaica
Teen arrested in fatal stabbing of 18-year-old in Jamaica
Police Queens Courier Staff 6/24/2013 at 9:57AM

A 17-year-old has been arrested for the murder of a Rosedale teen who was stabbed in Jamaica Saturday night, police said. Andrew Benitez, of Jamaica, has been charged with second-degree homicide in connection to the death of 18-year-old Aaron Jefferson as well as criminal possession of a weapon. Jefferson was found unconscious June 22 with a stab wound [...]

Friends, brother remember Flushing man killed during Hurricane Sandy
Friends, brother remember Flushing man killed during Hurricane Sandy
News Melissa Chan 10/30/2012 at 8:42AM

A Flushing man was crushed to death by a tree that crashed into his home Monday night during Hurricane Sandy, police said. Tony Laino, 29, was pinned in his bedroom at around 7 p.m. on October 29, police said. The tree ripped through the upper left portion of the two-story home at 47-34 166th Street, [...]

Dick Clark, Entertainment Icon Nicknamed ‘America’s Oldest Teenager,’ Dies at 82
News Jay Lane 4/18/2012 at 3:58PM

Dick Clark, the music industry maverick, longtime TV host and powerhouse producer who changed the way we listened to pop music with “American Bandstand,” and whose trademark “Rockin’ Eve” became a fixture of New Year’s celebrations, died today at the age of 82. Clark’s agent Paul Shefrin said in statement that the veteran host died this [...]

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Teens charged in Queens vid-kill slapped with more charges
Teens charged in Queens vid-kill slapped with more charges
News Jay Lane 3/05/2012 at 9:04AM

Teens charged in Queens vid-kill slapped with more charges Two Queens teens were arrested for gunning down an 18-year-old after the shooting was caught on camera, and each has since been hit with separate charges of attempted murder, cops said yesterday. Sean Barnhill, 19, and Alexander Burgess, 16, allegedly shot and wounded Daryl Adams, 18, [...]