Following the fraternity hazing death of a 19-year-old Queens man, a local politician is proposing a law that could prevent a similar tragedy.
John Messer is mulling over another State Senate run. It would be the Oakland Gardens attorney’s third try at defeating incumbent State Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, who has held the seat for nearly 15 years.
The death of a 19-year-old Baruch College student from Queens who was killed in a fraternity hazing ritual has been ruled a homicide, the Luzerne County Coroner Office confirmed Friday.
Community Board 11 will bid farewell to Jerry Iannece, who is term-limited due to the board’s bylaws. An election to replace him will take place March 3.
At an early-morning ceremony Friday students, teachers, parents and elected officials celebrated P.S. 46’s designation as a Blue Ribbon School.
Just because Mother Nature has dropped a few inches of snow, doesn’t mean you can’t go out and have some fun in the borough.
ASSEMBLYMEMBER NILY ROZIC One by one, each student marched his way up to the front of the room to receive certificates of completion, each with a sense of accomplishment and hopefulness. One by one, each member of the cohort recounting stories of the past couple of weeks that gave them a second chance. It was [...]
Pi Delta Psi had banned the hazing ritual that claimed the life of Baruch College freshman, Chun “Michael” Deng, before the tragic death, according to the brotherhood’s national headquarters. The fraternity was also not approved to rush a pledge class, Baruch College said.
A Baruch College freshman from Oakland Gardens died Monday after he was severely injured in a fraternity hazing ritual in Pennsylvania, cops said. Chun “Michael” Deng, 19, was one of four pledges who were staying with more than 30 members of the national fraternity Pi Delta Psi in a home in the Poconos over the weekend, police said. Deng [...]
The city’s School Construction Authority (SCA) is looking for more than an acre of Queens land to build a new high school, The Courier has learned. The SCA has allocated funds for the future institution, poised to alleviate Queens high school congestion, but is still scouring the borough for a site slightly larger than an [...]