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Bone marrow donor drive to help toddler with rare disease
Bone marrow donor drive to help toddler with rare disease
News Melissa Chan 11/05/2013 at 12:26PM

An FDNY firefighter and his wife are looking for a bone marrow donor to save their son. Two-year-old Owen Hogan was diagnosed in April with severe aplastic anemia. The rare disease causes a deficiency in blood cells and can impair the body’s ability to fight infections. The New Hyde Park toddler, who loves trains and [...]

63-year-old found dead in New Hyde Park fire
Police Cristabelle Tumola 4/02/2013 at 12:20PM

FDNY officials are investigating a Tuesday morning residential fire after they discovered a man dead inside the burned home. The fire broke out around 8:15 a.m. at 76-37 268th Street in New Hyde Park, according to police. After firefighters put out the blaze, they found a 63-year-old man in the attic with severe burns throughout [...]

Parker Jewish weathers Superstorm Sandy
News Queens Courier Staff 1/05/2013 at 2:25PM

Throughout Sandy and its aftermath, the residents, patients and staff of the Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation remained safe and comfortable, and programs and services went on as scheduled. “The dedication of Parker’s staff, combined with years of careful emergency planning and preparedness drills [empowered] Parker, literally, to weather the storm,” said [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
News Alexa Altman 1/04/2013 at 6:22PM

SATURDAY, JANUARY 5 Starting at 9 a.m., Church on the  Hill, located at 167-07 35th Avenue, Flushing, will be holding an auction. Items will include collectibles, artwork,  jewelry, antiques, furs, furniture, household items, linens, new and vintage items and more. Door prizes,  lunch, refreshments and take-out will  also be available. Admission is free. For more information, [...]

Lottery hopefuls line up in Queens for $550M Powerball
Lottery hopefuls line up in Queens for $550M Powerball
News Melissa Mott 11/28/2012 at 3:01PM

Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is a record $550 million dollars, and all over Queens people have been lining up to buy a ticket. “I’m hoping to win,” said Gerry from New Hyde Park. “Every so often when there’s a big one I buy each of them. I buy Powerball, Mega Millions, all of them. I plan [...]

Dynamic Events: Handling every detail with care
Business Sana Karim-Noori 10/14/2012 at 1:19AM

Dynamic Events, a full-service event planning group offering both on and off premise catering and party planning services, is striving to handle each client’s preference with care. Keith Senzer and Robert Kanowitz, the two principal owners of the newly-opened New Hyde Park venue, decided to share the success of their Syosset Kosher Catering Hall with [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/07/2012 at 7:32AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Partly cloudy. High of 84. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 15 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy with a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 73. Winds from the South at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: First Fridays, Summer in the Garden The Noguchi Museum continues its [...]

Eastern Queens joining together to be less divided
News Michael Pantelidis 12/16/2011 at 9:57AM

Eastern Queens is uniting in a fight to make district lines dividing the community disappear. A group of civic associations, local leaders and concerned residents from Glen Oaks, Floral Park, New Hyde Park, Bellerose and Queens Village have joined forces to form Eastern Queens United, a coalition demanding their neighborhoods be rejoined in the same [...]

Temple Tikvah to hold annual Holiday Fair, blood drive
News Queens Courier Staff 11/11/2011 at 4:26PM

New Hyde Park’s Temple Tikvah will be holding its annual Holiday Fair on Sunday, December 11 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A variety of reasonably priced items for children and adults will be available to purchase. Handcrafted jewelry, toys, books and gift items for Hanukkah and other occasions are some of the many highlights [...]

Parker fosters ‘Connections’
News Erica Camhi 11/10/2011 at 3:37PM

The Parker Jewish Institute for Health Care and Rehabilitation in New Hyde Park is on a mission to unite members of its management with residents. To fulfill this mission, the nursing home has established a new program, called “Parker Connections,” the goal of which is to cultivate communication between staff and residents through joint recreational [...]