Cease-fire announced in Gaza conflict
News Billy Rennison 11/21/2012 at 1:12PM

A cease-fire agreement was reached in Gaza bringing the week-long battle to an end, Egypt’s foreign minister announced.  The truce will take effect at 2 p.m. Mohammed Kamel Amr made the announcement at a press conference with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Cairo.  Clinton had traveled to the Middle East yesterday to with all [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/21/2012 at 7:20AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 52. Winds from the NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 41. Winds from the NNE at 10 to 15 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Monthly Jazz Jam at Flushing Town Hall  Professional jazz musicians, jazz students and music educators are welcome [...]

Op-Ed: It’s time we called a spade a spade
Op-Ed: It’s time we called a spade a spade
News Queens Courier Staff 11/20/2012 at 3:39PM

BY RABBY YOSSI BLESOFSKY It is happening all over again. Hamas-controlled Gaza has been showering Israel with rockets consistently for months without letup. Israel finally responds with a surgical strike aimed at taking out a Hamas military leader, whose absence will hopefully stay the violence. Hamas responds by intensifying their attacks – this time aimed [...]