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Archbishop Molloy gets 21st Century library
Archbishop Molloy gets 21st Century library
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 11/28/2011 at 4:38PM

Books and bookworms alike at Archbishop Molloy High School now have a new place to call home. Students and faculty at the Briarwood school welcomed a brand new, state-of-the-art library in September at the start of the school year. “It’s fantastic. It is light-years ahead of what it used to be,” said alumnus Joseph Sommo, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/20/2011: Suspected groper released from custody
Queens’ Morning Roundup – 10/20/2011: Suspected groper released from custody
News Jay Lane 10/20/2011 at 9:21AM

Former JetBlue flight attendant sentenced to one year of probation A fed-up flight attendant whose spectacular exit down an emergency chute made him a national sensation completed his court-ordered treatment program Wednesday and was sentenced to a year of probation. Steven Slater avoided jail time for his stunt when he pleaded guilty to attempted criminal [...]

China’s first lady visits Forest Hills Library
China’s first lady visits Forest Hills Library
Education & Kids Michael Pantelidis 10/19/2011 at 10:39AM

Patrons of the Forest Hills Library received a once-in-a-lifetime lesson on Chinese culture on October 13. The first lady of the Republic of China, Madame Ma Chow Mei-Ching, visited the library, located at 108-19 71st Avenue, to present a donation of 10 children’s picture books. The books, which are written in Chinese, were contributed with [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup: 10/19/2011 – Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’
Queens’ Morning Roundup: 10/19/2011 – Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’
News Jay Lane 10/19/2011 at 9:48AM

Queens Robbers get tips from ‘The Town’ Police say a prolific burglary crew in New York City took cues from the bank heist drama “The Town.” Police say the burglars splashed bleach on ATMs and cash drawers to try to destroy DNA evidence. An NYPD spokesperson said Tuesday that the suspects told detectives they’d watched [...]

Watch: Kids “Discover” the Fun of Learning
Watch: Kids “Discover” the Fun of Learning
Education & Kids Jay Lane 9/28/2011 at 4:06PM

The Queens Library in Jamaica is helping kids “discover” their true potential. The library, located at 89-11 Merrick Boulevard, unveiled its new, state-of-the-art Helen M. Marshall Children’s Library Discovery Center on September 15. Among the honorary guests at the unveiling were the center’s namesake, Borough President Helen Marshall, Councilmembers Jimmy Van Bramer and Leroy Comrie [...]

Donating a love of learning
Donating a love of learning
Education & Kids Jay Lane 9/27/2011 at 1:38PM

Patrons of the Rego Park Library can now learn about the Republic of Tatarstan directly from the source. Upon returning from a trip to Russia and Tatarstan, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky visited the library, located at 91-41 63rd Drive in Rego Park, on September 21 to donate three books she acquired on her journey. Tatarstan’s [...]