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Volunteers out in force for Irish Day of Action
Volunteers out in force for Irish Day of Action
News Queens Courier Staff 11/27/2012 at 9:17AM

BY MAUREEN SULLIVAN Residents of the Rockaways experienced a different kind of surge as almost 1,000 Irish volunteers arrived to lend a hand in a massive display of community spirit. Seven different meeting points throughout Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx were busy at the crack of dawn on Saturday, November 24 as volunteers boarded chartered [...]

St. Patrick’s Day around Queens
St. Patrick’s Day around Queens
News Billy Rennison 3/16/2012 at 2:48PM

Queens’ St. Patrick’s parades have passed and for those that want to avoid the madness of Manhattan there are a plethora of options right here in the borough. Bars around Queens borough are serving up St. Paddy’s Day specials, so revelers can save some green. Here are some spots around the borough to celebrate: Austin [...]

The history of St. Patrick and his parade
The history of St. Patrick and his parade
News Queens Courier Staff 3/16/2012 at 12:51PM

By Will Sammon On St. Patrick’s Day, almost everyone wants to be Irish, however, not everyone really knows why. New York City, from 44th Street to 86th Street, will be the biggest site of green attire and leprechaun attitude on March 17, the date of the annual holiday. But how does any of that, and [...]

Sunnyside and Woodside hold St. Pat’s For All Parade
Sunnyside and Woodside hold St. Pat’s For All Parade
News Billy Rennison 3/06/2012 at 12:54PM

Woodside and Sunnyside recently showed their Irish side. The 2012 St. Pat’s For All Parade was held on Sunday, March 4, beginning in Sunnyside at 47th Street and Skillman Avenue and ending in Woodside at 58th Street and Woodside Avenue. The parade featured a wide variety of marchers, from residents and elected officials to community [...]