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Celebrity paintball tournament benefits inner-city kids
News Queens Courier Staff 6/14/2013 at 11:24AM

BY CHARLES OSBORN Charity and competition were one and the same at the Fourth Annual Moving Mountains Celebrity Paintball Tournament. The Monday, June 3 event raised money for Moving Mountains, a charity founded by Brooklyn native Jamie Hector, star of television shows including “The Wire” and “Heroes.” The non-profit organization, which launched in 2008, aims [...]

Sandy also leaves heroes in her wake
Sandy also leaves heroes in her wake
News Mitchell Kirk 11/08/2012 at 10:28AM

Late last Monday night and into early Tuesday morning, waters were rising as Howard Beach was bearing the brunt of Hurricane Sandy. Sergeant Paul Jonathan “PJ” Marcel of the Forest Hills Volunteer Ambulance Corps, along with his friend Frank Spallino, a former marine, pulled up to a rapidly flooding home in Marcel’s monstrous A.M. General [...]

Con Ed crew foils robbery
Con Ed crew foils robbery
News Steve Mosco 2/01/2012 at 12:28PM

A routine gas inspection turned into a harrowing chase as four Con Edison employees rushed to the aid of the victim of a violent purse snatching in Bayside on the night of January 25. The Con Edison crew — John Kane, John McDonnell, Michael Santeramo and Anthony Farmighetti — were working on a gas line [...]

Queens killer who tore out woman’s heart and lungs gets sentenced up to 29 years
Queens killer who tore out woman’s heart and lungs gets sentenced up to 29 years
News Jay Lane 12/22/2011 at 9:34AM

Queens killer who tore out woman’s heart and lungs gets sentenced up to 29 years A depraved killer who beat and choked a Queens woman to death before carving out her heart and lungs was sentenced to up to 29 years in prison Wednesday. Huang Chen, dressed in a lime-green jail jumpsuit, turned down Queens Supreme [...]