memorial day

PHOTOS: Memorial Day parades in Queens
PHOTOS: Memorial Day parades in Queens
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 5/28/2013 at 11:51AM

Check out our photos from the Memorial Day parades held in Queens this holiday weekend. Click on the links below to see the photo gallery for each parade. MORE PHOTOS: Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade  (Photo by Mike DiBartolomeo) MORE PHOTOS: Maspeth Memorial Day Parade MORE PHOTOS: College Point Memorial Day Parade MORE PHOTOS: Howard Beach Memorial Day Parade [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 5/27/2013 at 10:28AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Clear. High of 75. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Monday night: Clear. Low of 57. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph shifting to the NE after midnight. New York beaches open on Memorial Day despite Hurricane Sandy scars Not all the repairs are finished, not [...]

Benefits for veterans
News Queens Courier Staff 5/25/2013 at 10:32AM

The U.S. Department  of Veterans Affairs (VA) offers a wide range of benefits to our Nations Veterans and their families. In order to receive VA benefits certain criteria must be met. A veteran must have been honorably discharged and had at least one day of active service. Burial in a National Cemetery- Veterans, their spouses, [...]

Memorial Day parades and events in Queens
Memorial Day parades and events in Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 5/24/2013 at 3:13PM

The following Memorial Day parades and other related events will take place in the borough.   SATURDAY, MAY 25 Sunnyside Gardens Park Annual Memorial Day Fair 11 a.m. Sunnyside Gardens Park (48-21 39th Avenue)   SUNDAY, MAY 26 Forest Hills Memorial Day Parade 12 p.m. Metropolitan and Ascan avenues Maspeth Memorial Day Parade 1 p.m. [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Liam La Guerre 7/26/2012 at 6:32AM

EVENT of the DAY: Irish Music Concert in Sergeant Collins Park  Visit Sergeant Collins Park for a concert of Spirited Irish Music with a Global Twist. Admission free, all welcome. Jigs, reels and more. Catch the Celtic Spirit! Fiddle-guitar duo Cady Finlayson & Vita Tanga with Tim Alworth on percussion. [Click here for more info or submit your [...]

The good, the better and the bad in Queens
Editorial Queens Courier Staff 6/01/2012 at 4:50PM

THE GOOD . . . Queens came out in force on Memorial Day to pay tribute to those heroes who have fought – and continue to fight – for the freedoms we enjoy. As Mayor Michael Bloomberg pointed out, freedom is not, in fact, free, and the men and women in uniform – from our [...]

Queens celebrates Memorial Day
Queens celebrates Memorial Day
Multimedia Billy Rennison 5/29/2012 at 6:04PM

Thousands of Queens residents lined the streets this weekend to celebrate the troops past and present who have fought to protect the country.  Check out the photos from every parade. Click here to see all the pictures from the Whitestone Veterans Memorial Day Parade. Click here to see all the pictures from the Maspeth Memorial [...]

No garbage, recycling collection on Memorial Day
News Billy Rennison 5/25/2012 at 3:00PM

In observance of Memorial Day, there will be no garbage or recycling collection or street cleaning on Monday, May 28. Those who normally receive garbage pickup on Mondays should place their trash curbside after 5 p.m., the Sanitation Department said. Residents who usually have recycling collection on Monday will have it picked up on Monday, [...]