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Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/06/2013 at 7:54AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Cloudy with occasional rain showers. High 53. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 70%. Friday night: Rain early followed by a mixture of wintry precipitation overnight. Low 37. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Bach & Brew: Dongsok Shin & Leah Nelson Pianist Dongsok Shin performs [...]

Man dies after being shot in head, neck in Jackson Heights
News Melissa Chan 9/21/2013 at 12:02PM

A 33-year-old man died Friday after he was shot in the head and neck in Jackson Heights, police said. The name of the man was not yet released. Police said the incident occurred September 20 shortly before 6 p.m. at 89-09 Roosevelt Avenue. The victim was taken to Elmhurst General Hospital, where he was pronounced [...]

Alice Cardona, women’s rights activist, passes away
News Queens Courier Staff 11/02/2011 at 11:48AM

Alice Cardona’s (1930-2011) advocacy for women’s rights and bilingual education, as well as her efforts as founder of various organizations for Latinas, distinguished her in New York activist communities. She passed away on November 1 of cancer. Cardona was born on March 17, 1930, the first of nine children. Upon graduating from high school in [...]