persons of the year

Queens Courier Persons of the Year honoree: York College students
Queens Courier Persons of the Year honoree: York College students
News Maggie Hayes 1/03/2013 at 4:02PM

When Sandy left thousands of people displaced, York College in Jamaica acted as one of the biggest shelters following the storm. Hundreds of York students lent a helping hand, and then some. “We started to realize that there is power in numbers,” said Daniele Fallon, an occupational therapy (OT) student who worked with evacuees. And [...]

Sandy first responders honored as Queens Courier Persons of the Year
Sandy first responders honored as Queens Courier Persons of the Year
News Queens Courier Staff 1/03/2013 at 9:00AM

With 2012  behind us, The Queens Courier is paying tribute to the first responders — those men and women who put their lives on the line every day, and who braved Sandy’s wrath to save, and help rebuild, lives. They have earned our respect and admiration, and a debt of gratitude. Here is are some [...]

Queens Courier Persons of the Year honoree: Dylan Smith
Queens Courier Persons of the Year honoree: Dylan Smith
News Maggie Hayes 1/02/2013 at 12:43PM

With 2012 behind us, The Queens Courier is paying tribute to the first responders — those men and women who put their lives on the line every day, and who braved Sandy’s wrath to save, and help rebuild, lives. They have earned our respect and admiration, and a debt of gratitude. Here is one of their stories… [...]

Queens Courier Persons of the Year honoree: Roxbury Volunteer Fire Department
Queens Courier Persons of the Year honoree: Roxbury Volunteer Fire Department
News Alexa Altman 1/02/2013 at 10:28AM

With 2012 behind us, The Queens Courier is paying tribute to the First Responders — those men and women who put their lives on the line every day, and who braved Sandy’s wrath to save, and help rebuild, lives. They have earned our respect and admiration, and a debt of gratitude. Here is one of [...]