Op-ed: Support programs that boost our economy
News Op-Ed 12/26/2013 at 4:27PM

ASSEMBLYMEMBER NILY ROZIC One by one, each student marched his way up to the front of the room to receive certificates of completion, each with a sense of accomplishment and hopefulness. One by one, each member of the cohort recounting stories of the past couple of weeks that gave them a second chance. It was [...]

Op-Ed: Empowering women
News Op-Ed 3/21/2013 at 4:09PM

BY ASSEMBLYMEMBER NILY ROZIC Women’s History Month marks my third month as an assemblymember. It is a time to recognize the women who have come before to make this world a better place. While we have many great women to celebrate, we have more work ahead. At a time when polarization is defining many of [...]

Hillcrest residents fear proposed housing unit will endanger children
Hillcrest residents fear proposed housing unit will endanger children
Top Stories Melissa Chan 2/06/2013 at 4:39PM

An overwhelming fear of the unknown is keeping Hillcrest residents from embracing a proposed housing unit set to lodge mental and chronic health patients in their community. “There are too many people, too many variables and too many things that can go wrong,” said Ed Leahy of the Hillcrest Estate Civic Association. A coalition of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/19/2012 at 7:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast. High of 50. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 39. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Snowflake Lighting  Kids can meet Santa Claus and have their photo taken with him. There will also be face painting, balloon twisting [...]

More West Nile spraying in Queens Thursday
More West Nile spraying in Queens Thursday
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/12/2012 at 11:14AM

On Thursday, September 13 there will be another round of West Nile spraying in Queens to help reduce the mosquito population and the risk of the disease. Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that the 1,993 cases of the disease that have been reported so far this year is the highest number [...]

$1,000 reward for lost Queens dog
$1,000 reward for lost Queens dog
News Queens Courier Staff 8/14/2012 at 10:29AM

A Queens man is offering a $1,000 reward for his missing 4-year-old Siberian Husky. The dog, Rocky,  is described as medium-sized, 45 to 50 pounds with light brown eyes and is very friendly and energetic. He was not wearing a collar when he went missing and is not micro-chipped. Rocky’s owner last saw him on Wednesday, August [...]