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Give back this holiday season
Give back this holiday season
News Brandpoint 12/22/2013 at 11:54AM

No matter what you choose to donate, giving back feels good. Consider all the different ways you can expand your charitable giving this holiday season.

Rego Park church helps out with cash donations
Central Melissa Chan 11/21/2012 at 12:30PM

A Rego Park church is looking to put money back in the hands of Queens families devastated by recent storms. Our Saviour Church has collected close to $28,000 in cash to give back to local families and individuals in need after Superstorm Sandy and the succeeding nor’easter left many without homes, food, clothes and money, [...]

Sports teams pitch in for Sandy recovery
Sports teams pitch in for Sandy recovery
Sports Terence M. Cullen 11/14/2012 at 5:59PM

Normally, loyal fans support teams in the best and, most especially, the worst times. Now it is the teams that are giving their support as thousands still suffer in the wake in Sandy. “Our thoughts and our prayers go out to you,” said Jets quarterback Tim Tebow in a message to fans. “Whatever we can [...]

Christie & Co. galvanizes efforts to help
Christie & Co. galvanizes efforts to help
News Sweetina Kakar 11/12/2012 at 5:34PM

Along with the rest of New York City, Christie & Co. Salon of Bayside is giving a helping hand to those who have been affected by Sandy. Christie & Co., in The Bay Terrace shopping center, has become a local drop-off site for donations, which will help the families of Rockaway and Breezy Point. “So [...]

How to help the victims of Hurricane Sandy
News Queens Courier Staff 11/05/2012 at 10:31AM

Hurricane Sandy wrecked havoc throughout New York city, downing trees, flooding streets and knocking out power, though some neighborhoods received a greater brunt of the devastation. Those that made it out relatively unscathed have now sprung to action to help neighbors who were not as fortunate. Here’s a list of ways to help: For those [...]

Liu in FBI cross hairs
Liu in FBI cross hairs
News Jay Lane 12/23/2011 at 9:08AM

Liu in FBI cross hairs A federal probe into the campaign fund-raising operations for city Comptroller John Liu is now focused on the candidate himself, The Post has learned. “If campaign-finance rules are being circumvented or violated, there’s certainly a question whether the candidate himself knew about it or was a party to it,” one [...]

District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13
District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13
News Jay Lane 12/16/2011 at 8:55AM

District Attorney says Queens teacher had sex with student, 13 Prosecutors say a New York City public school teacher is being charged with rape for a sexual relationship with a student that began when she was just 13. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown says 44-year-old Charles Oross engaged in a sexual relationship with the teen [...]

Uniting to help Woodside fire victims
Uniting to help Woodside fire victims
News Michael Pantelidis 12/14/2011 at 2:23PM

The Woodside community has united to extinguish the needs of the 24 people whose lives were recently devastated by a fatal fire. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer joined Pastor Daniel Gilland, representatives from the American Red Cross and members of the families displaced by the two-alarm blaze — which spawned in and destroyed the two-story house [...]

Quiet Aide to Liu Helped Build a Donor Base Now Under Scrutiny
Quiet Aide to Liu Helped Build a Donor Base Now Under Scrutiny
News Jay Lane 12/01/2011 at 9:19AM

Quiet Aide to Liu Helped Build a Donor Base Now Under Scrutiny She is an almost invisible figure in New York politics, a former insurance agent and single mother who unwinds at karaoke bars in Queens singing Taiwanese pop ballads in a gentle soprano voice. But Mei-Hua Ru quietly wields considerable power in the city, [...]

Politics Aside: Is it time for Liu to step down?
Blogs / Columnists / Voices Robert Hornak 11/30/2011 at 10:01AM

As more information continues to spill out about the scandal surrounding John Liu’s fundraising practices, both in his 2009 campaign for comptroller and his current effort to run for mayor, it is becoming clear that his ability to effectively do his job is in serious jeopardy.  That would be the case for anyone in this [...]