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Where to go in Queens for National Night Out
Where to go in Queens for National Night Out
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 8/07/2012 at 2:31PM

National Night Out, an annual event of anti-crime rallies organized by police precincts, is tonight. At the precincts, community members can meet local officials and participate in activities for adults and children. In Queens, Mayor Bloomberg will be at he 113th precinct at 6:30 p.m., and NYC Department of Education Chancelor Dennis Walcott will be at the 103rd [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 6/01/2012 at 7:59AM

2012 Scripps National Spelling Bee: Arvind Mahankali of Queens finishes third for second straight year New York’s reigning wordsmith again came achingly close to a title at the Scripps National Spelling Bee Thursday, notching a third-place place finish for the second straight year. Arvind Mahankali of Bayside Hills, Queens, who was sponsored by the Daily [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 5/29/2012 at 7:20AM

Long Island City experiences new real estate boom    Long Island City is undergoing another real estate boom, buoyed by a new batch of residential towers, hotels and high-profile property deals. Local real estate experts said they believe the momentum — with an influx of waterfront high rises and almost 20 hotels — is due [...]

This Morning’s Headlines
Cop survives bullet to head
Cop survives bullet to head
News Jay Lane 2/01/2012 at 9:23AM

Cop survives bullet to head An NYPD cop is lucky to be alive after he was shot in the base of the skull last night while chasing a murder suspect through a Brooklyn housing project, authorities said. “This was a miracle,” Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said at Bellevue Hospital, where Officer Kevin Brennan had been [...]

Watch Mayor Bloomberg dance to Lady Gaga in State of the City intro video
Watch Mayor Bloomberg dance to Lady Gaga in State of the City intro video
News Billy Rennison 1/13/2012 at 9:47AM

Before Mayor Michael Bloomberg made his way to the podium for his 11th State of the City speech, he was introduced by a short, entertaining video chronicling his “journey” to get to this year’s speech.  Along the way he poked fun at himself — he danced to Lady Gaga who helped him ring in the [...]

Joseph Naso, suspected serial killer, kept rape diary: authorities
Joseph Naso, suspected serial killer, kept rape diary: authorities
News Jay Lane 1/12/2012 at 3:09PM

Joseph Naso, suspected serial killer, kept rape diary: authorities A suspected serial killer who may be New York’s infamous “Double Initial” murderer kept a gruesome rape diary and posed photos of dead prostitutes, California authorities said Wednesday. A lead investigator revealed the damaging diary during a preliminary hearing for 78-year-old Joseph Naso — the Reno, Nevada, man [...]

Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral
Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral
News Jay Lane 12/19/2011 at 12:12PM

Mourners Gather At Fallen NYPD Officer’s Funeral Family, friends, and fellow officers will gather on Long Island today to say a final goodbye to a city police officer who was gunned down last week in Brooklyn. The funeral for Officer Peter Figoski will take place at 11 a.m. at the Parish of St. Joseph Church [...]