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Bloomberg endorses Obama for president
Bloomberg endorses Obama for president
News Billy Rennison 11/01/2012 at 3:14PM

On the heels of the worst storm in the city’s history, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced his endorsement of Barack Obama for president citing his leadership in climate change and potential to bridge both parties. Bloomberg said Hurricane Sandy “brought the stakes of Tuesday’s presidential election into sharp relief,”  in an op-ed for Bloomberg View and re-published on [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Maggie Hayes 10/06/2012 at 9:41AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Saturday: Partly cloudy, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Possible afternoon showers. Saturday night: Partly cloudy, with a low of 48. Northwest wind 10 to 15 mph. Unarmed Guardsman shot by NYPD wanted to be a cop: mother The unarmed Army National Guardsman who was pulled over on [...]

Romney officially receives Republican nomination
News Queens Courier Staff 8/28/2012 at 7:02PM

With the end of 50 states’ roll call, Mitt Romney is now the official presidential nominee of the Republican Party. Romney reached the 1,144 delegates needed for the nomination shortly before 6 p.m. as each state took the podium announcing their delegate totals. The Tampa convention, delayed due to Hurricane Isaac, livened up as the [...]

Obama To Give Commencement Address In City; Traffic Tie-Ups Expected
News Jay Lane 5/14/2012 at 12:20PM

President Barack Obama is visiting the city today where he will deliver the commencement address at Barnard College before attending a series of campaign fundraisers. The president arrives in town around 11 a.m. and is scheduled to deliver the commencement address around 1 p.m. NY1 will carry the president’s commencement address live from Barnard College, [...]

Message from the President of Flushing Bank
Message from the President of Flushing Bank
Business John Buran 10/19/2011 at 2:04PM

John Buran President and CEO of Flushing Bank Over the past year, there has been a growing negative sentiment towards the banking industry. The latest headlines have been focused on the fees being charged for debit card usage. Community banks, like Flushing Bank, offer the consumer more economical choices. Bank of America announced at the [...]

Star of Queens: Frank Kotnik (President of the Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol)
Star of Queens: Frank Kotnik (President of the Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol)
Stars Jay Lane 10/03/2011 at 1:24PM

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: For the past 11 years, Frank Kotnik has been the president of the Glendale Civilian Observation Patrol (G-COP), an organization that patrols the area in the 104th Precinct in private unmarked vehicles and reports all police, fire and medical emergencies to the proper authorities via radio. He has also been the Democratic District [...]

Dorothy Matinale
Dorothy Matinale
Stars Jay Lane 9/28/2011 at 7:17PM

President of the Chamber of Commerce of Douglas Manor COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Dorothy Matinale is currently the president of the Douglas Manor Chamber of Commerce and helped start the chamber. She participates in local events in Douglas Manor including: the Douglaston arts festival, the Turkey Trot, the Holiday tree lighting and caroling, the mega yard sale [...]

Op Ed: Labor invests in ‘The American Dream’
Op Ed: Labor invests in ‘The American Dream’
Editorial Gregory Floyd 9/28/2011 at 5:06PM

President Barack Obama recently proposed the American Jobs Act as a remedy to end the most devastating unemployment our nation has experienced since the Great Depression. I have an idea on how to help. In consultation with our financial advisors, union pension funds are routinely invested in various projects and bonds that will protect those [...]