Marines

Students show soldiers their ‘gratitude’
Students show soldiers their ‘gratitude’
Education & Kids Melissa Chan 12/11/2012 at 11:56AM

Students at a local Bayside elementary school have not forgotten their troops. Youngsters at P.S. 130 have written more than 250 letters and collected some 180 items, along with 59 pounds of candy, to send to deployed military men and women as part of Operation Gratitude — a nonprofit, volunteer group’s mission to assemble and [...]

Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/15/2012 at 1:19AM

Man dies after jumping in front of subway train in Queens A man died Friday after jumping in front of a Queens subway train, sources said. The victim, who was not immediately identified, leaped onto the tracks as an eastbound No. 7 train barreled into the 52nd St. station at Roosevelt Ave. in Woodside about [...]

Local official team up to help during Holiday Toy, Coat and Food Drive
Local official team up to help during Holiday Toy, Coat and Food Drive
News Michael Pantelidis 12/07/2011 at 11:44AM

A joint effort across eastern Queens is attempting to provide children and their families with warm bodies, full stomachs and plenty of presents to open on Christmas. Councilmember James Gennaro united with New York Cares service events manager Joseph Salas, Marine Corps Staff Sergeants Daniel Sweeney and David Bonney of the Sixth Communications Battalion and [...]