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Meet the LIU Post faculty
Business Queens Courier Staff 7/21/2012 at 9:19AM

LIU Post is home to 320 full-time faculty members with expertise in a wide range of disciplines, including accountancy, business, management, finance, health care administration, public administration and arts management. LIU Post faculty comprises some of the finest thinkers and teachers in business today. Below are several leading professors on the university’s roster. Dr. Michael [...]

LIU Post: Education for the New Economy
LIU Post: Education for the New Economy
Business Queens Courier Staff 7/21/2012 at 8:20AM

A new economy is emerging from the challenges of recent years, and LIU Post is helping individuals and businesses position themselves to make the most of advancements and opportunities. LIU Post (formerly known as the C.W. Post Campus of Long Island University) offers certificate, bachelor’s and master’s degrees and corporate training programs that promote new [...]

Drownings in Queens, Long Island, as lifeguard saves boy
News Melissa Chan 7/12/2012 at 10:36AM

A 21-year-old Bellerose lifeguard was hailed a hero on the same day families in Douglaston Manor and Long Island mourned the losses of their children in July 4’s tragic drownings. Christos Voulkoudis, 4, drowned in a relative’s pool in Douglaston Manor around 6 p.m., authorities said. He was rushed to North Shore University Hospital where [...]

Redistricting may bring Congressmember Steve Israel back to Queens
News Melissa Chan 3/29/2012 at 3:31PM

Recent redistricting may return one Long Island representative back to his childhood. Congressmember Steve Israel currently serves the state’s 2nd Congressional District, which is located entirely on Long Island. But come November, newly-redrawn lines mean portions of northeast Queens will be added to the district. For incumbent Israel, winning re-election would mean gaining a slice [...]

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This Morning’s Headlines
Congressman Ackerman To Not Run For Re-Election
News Jay Lane 3/15/2012 at 9:17PM

Representative Gary L. Ackerman, a longtime member of Congress from Queens and Long Island, announced on Thursday that he would not seek re-election, an unexpected development that brings an end to a colorful political career. Mr. Ackerman, 69, arrived at his decision even though it was quite likely that his district would be spared under the Congressional redistricting process, which [...]

Elmont substitute teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl
Elmont substitute teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl
News Jay Lane 3/09/2012 at 2:24PM

Elmont substitute teacher accused of having sex with 15-year-old girl A substitute school teacher is facing charges she had an illegal sexual relationship with a 15-year-old female student at a Long Island high school. Kaitlin Grant of Elmont was arrested Friday. The 23-year-old woman is charged with criminal sexual act and endangering the welfare of [...]

Queens Teaching Aide Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Six Female Students
Queens Teaching Aide Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Six Female Students
News Jay Lane 2/24/2012 at 9:36AM

Queens Teaching Aide Charged With Sexual Abuse Of Six Female Students A full-time paraprofessional working in an art class at P.S. 52 in Springfield Gardens, Queens has been arrested and charged with sexual conduct with six female students. Brett Picou, 30, who worked as a teacher’s aide and a substitute at P.S. 52 since 2008, [...]

New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting
New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting
News Jay Lane 2/22/2012 at 2:29PM

New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting An 8-year-old boy was checking out a rack of potato chips inside a Bronx bodega just before taking a bullet in his shoulder, a shocking surveillance video shows. The stunned tyke in a gray track suit, who sources identified as Armando Bigo, can be seen gripping [...]