Easter

Easter events in Queens
Easter events in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 3/29/2013 at 2:43PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 30 Starting at 11 a.m., the Spring Egg Hunt will take place at the Queens Botanical Garden, located at 43-50 Main Street in Flushing. Price of admission is $5. Starting at noon, the Backyard Easter Egg Hunt will take place at the Queens County Farm Museum, located at 73-50 Little Neck Parkway in [...]

Transit changes for the holiday weekend
Transit changes for the holiday weekend
News Queens Courier Staff 3/28/2013 at 12:19PM

On Good Friday, March 29, all New York City buses will follow a regular weekday schedule, as well as following a regular Sunday schedule on Easter (March 31). The Long Island Rail Road will follow a regular weekday schedule on Good Friday, but will add eight additional trains between 2:08 p.m. and 3:48 p.m. Three [...]

Queens chocolate company gets $250K grant for Sandy recovery
Queens chocolate company gets $250K grant for Sandy recovery
Business Terence M. Cullen 2/15/2013 at 11:27AM

Normally, the staff of Madelaine Chocolate makes Valentine’s Day sweet for countless couples. But this year, because of Sandy, their holiday was sweetened thanks to National Grid. The gas company presented owners at Madelaine with a check for $250,000 on Tuesday, February 12 to help the confectioners continue their recovery. The money will go toward [...]

The meaning of Easter brings families together
Blogs / Columnists / Voices Queens Courier Staff 4/06/2012 at 2:52PM

BY MONSIGNOR JAMIE GIGANTIELLO If you ask Christians what their favorite holiday is, many will quickly answer “Christmas.” People love the lights and trees, the presents and songs, the red poinsettias and gold bows. However, as much as I too love Christmas, Easter is my favorite. Easter Sunday and the week before, which we call [...]