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Vandals damage NYS Pavilion
Vandals damage NYS Pavilion
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 7/25/2014 at 1:33PM

Vandals caused mischief at the storied New York State Pavilion last weekend, setting a stolen van ablaze and damaging its terrazzo map, according to a member of an advocacy group for the structure.

Reconstructed Sunnyside park to honor local veterans
Reconstructed Sunnyside park to honor local veterans
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 5/09/2014 at 3:16PM

Noreen Haddad and Jim Breuer were never able to say goodbye to their brother, lay flowers on a casket or visit him in a cemetery. Sunnyside resident Donald C. Breuer was 26 years old when he was killed in action in 1972 during the Vietnam War and his body was never recovered.

Macy’s initiative to boost funds for two Queens parks
Macy’s initiative to boost funds for two Queens parks
Northeast Melissa Chan 3/18/2014 at 12:02PM

This month, Macy’s shoppers can spend some green to keep Queens green. Two parks in the borough — Cunningham and Queens Botanical Garden — have been selected for the major department store’s “Heart Your Park” fundraising initiative that raises money for upkeep and improvement projects.