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Queens co-op launches e-cycling program
Queens co-op launches e-cycling program
News Maggie Hayes 11/25/2013 at 3:24PM

North Shore Towers (NST) residents can now safely dispose of old and burnt-out electronics without leaving the building. The new recycling program, e-cycling, is intended to easily and conveniently recycle electronics, which must be handled separately from traditional recycling. The program, which was created through a public-private partnership between the Department of Sanitation (DSNY) and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/05/2013 at 7:32AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 77. Breezy. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 55. Breezy. Winds from the North at 10 to 20 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Devil Science Theater 3000 Devil Science Theater 3000 is an interactive event where the audience plays drinking games and makes [...]

200 homes in Bayside, Flushing file airplane noise complaints last month
200 homes in Bayside, Flushing file airplane noise complaints last month
Top Stories Melissa Chan 7/26/2013 at 10:50AM

Almost all the noise complaints filed last month at three major airports came from Queens, according to data obtained by The Courier. More than 700 calls about airplane noise flooded LaGuardia Airport this June, while 348 grievances came in about John F. Kennedy International Airport, according to statistics from the Port Authority of New York [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/26/2012 at 9:04AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with ice pellets and rain in the afternoon. High of 41. Windy. Winds from the ENE at 10 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph. Chance of precipitation 100% . Wednesday night: Overcast with rain. Low of 39F. Windy. Winds from the ENE at 30 to 35 mph with gusts to 55 mph. [...]

Get your finances in top shape!
Networking Events Cristabelle Tumola 11/14/2012 at 1:30PM

The word fitness is typically used to describe a person’s physical health, but financial fitness is also important for well-being. The Queens Courier’s Health & Financial Fitness Expo on Friday, November 30, will feature both — and show how you can keep them in top shape. At the event, sponsored by the North Shore Towers, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/07/2012 at 7:32AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy. High of 84. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 73. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: First Fridays, Summer in the Garden The Noguchi Museum continues its [...]

Day trips in and around Queens
Day trips in and around Queens
Entertainment Cristabelle Tumola 8/23/2012 at 6:19PM

QUEENS Forest Park Myrtle Avenue, Union Turnpike, Park Lane South between Brooklyn-Queens County Line and Park Lane This large park has 165 acres of trees, a golf course,  riding trails, historic carousel and more. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Ave., Astoria Learn all about the magic of film at the country’s only museum [...]

Queens communities facing brownouts
News Billy Rennison 6/20/2012 at 6:57PM

Several Queens communities face a voltage reduction from Con Edison due to electrical equipment problems. The 100 degree heat has many residents blasting air conditioners to stay cool. Con Ed said the neighborhoods affected will have a 5 percent voltage reduction.  This was done in an effort to prevent a significant outage, a spokesperson from [...]

Eastern Queens joining together to be less divided
News Michael Pantelidis 12/16/2011 at 9:57AM

Eastern Queens is uniting in a fight to make district lines dividing the community disappear. A group of civic associations, local leaders and concerned residents from Glen Oaks, Floral Park, New Hyde Park, Bellerose and Queens Village have joined forces to form Eastern Queens United, a coalition demanding their neighborhoods be rejoined in the same [...]