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Middle Village scout troop needs members
Middle Village scout troop needs members
Southwest Liam La Guerre 12/08/2013 at 3:48PM

The St. Margaret’s Boy Scout Troop 119 of Middle Village was once a bustling group filled with dozens of youngsters eager to learn about the outdoors. But membership in the nearly 70-year-old troop has declined after years of competing for attention with computers, video games and now, mobile devices. About two decades ago there were [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/10/2013 at 7:38AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Partly cloudy. High of 48. Winds from the NW at 10 to 15 mph. Thursday night: Clear in the evening, then partly cloudy. Low of 36. Winds less than 5 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Urinetown: The Musical Winner of three Tony awards and one of the most uproariously funny musicals [...]

57 hurt in Lower Manhattan ferry crash
57 hurt in Lower Manhattan ferry crash
News Cristabelle Tumola 1/09/2013 at 10:36AM

A commuter ferry originating from Atlantic Highlands, New Jersey crashed in Lower Manhattan this morning leaving dozens of passengers injured. Around 8:45 a.m the Seastreak Wall Street ferry, which was carrying 326 passengers and crew members, ran into two slips at about 10 to 12 knots (11.5 to 13.8 mph) as it was coming into Pier [...]

Bloomberg visits D.C. seeking federal aid
Bloomberg visits D.C. seeking federal aid
News Billy Rennison 11/29/2012 at 12:13PM

Mayor Michael Bloomberg visited the nation’s capital yesterday meeting with lawmakers to request Sandy aid, while Governor Andrew Cuomo joined a neighboring governor in appealing for maximum federal support. “Hurricane recovery is not a partisan issue – and in New York, we have a united front of Democrats and Republicans,” said Bloomberg, who was accompanied [...]

Queens residents among those busted in prostitution, money laundering ring
News Melissa Chan 11/20/2012 at 4:12PM

Eleven Queens residents were indicted — and two human trafficking victims in Manhattan were saved — after authorities busted a $7 million prostitution-based money laundering ring that spanned the tri-state area, the attorney general said. A 16-month joint agency investigation led to the 180-count indictment of advertising corporation Somad Enterprises, Inc. and 19 individuals, who [...]

PM Pediatrics to open new NJ location
Business Queens Courier Staff 9/28/2012 at 11:24PM

PM Pediatrics, an award-winning provider of after-hours pediatric urgent care, has announced that its newest location is set to open in Livingston, NJ on Monday, October 1. The 6,000-square-foot jungle-themed practice marks the company’s fifth site and its first New Jersey location. Dr. Michael Bachman, New Jersey Regional Medical Director for PM Pediatrics, will also [...]

Loved ones mourn as Prep teen laid to rest after tragic death
Loved ones mourn as Prep teen laid to rest after tragic death
News Melissa Chan 9/04/2012 at 1:38PM

Loved ones who gathered at a wake on Labor Day to mourn the popular St. Francis Prep teen killed Friday in a gruesome party bus accident remembered him as a hilarious, fun-loving boy with a permanent smile pressed on his face. “He was always cracking jokes,” said classmate Noah Buttner, 15. “He made [geometry class] [...]

Day trips in and around Queens
Day trips in and around Queens
Entertainment Cristabelle Tumola 8/23/2012 at 6:19PM

QUEENS Forest Park Myrtle Avenue, Union Turnpike, Park Lane South between Brooklyn-Queens County Line and Park Lane This large park has 165 acres of trees, a golf course,  riding trails, historic carousel and more. Museum of the Moving Image 36-01 35 Ave., Astoria Learn all about the magic of film at the country’s only museum [...]

Fourth NYPD suicide this month
Fourth NYPD suicide this month
News Jay Lane 2/14/2012 at 9:24AM

Fourth NYPD suicide A cop killed himself yesterday on his way home after finishing his shift in Queens — becoming the fourth NYPD officer to die by his own hand in less than a month, sources told The Post. Matthew Schindler, 39, a 14-year veteran and married father of three kids, pulled his car over [...]