Puerto Rico

CUNY appoints new Queens College president
CUNY appoints new Queens College president
Education & Kids Queens Courier Staff 7/01/2014 at 11:43AM

Dr. Felix V. Matos Rodriguez, a former cabinet secretary of the Department of Family Services for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, was appointed as the president of Queens College by The Board of Trustees of The City University of New York (CUNY), the school announced Monday.

Queens surfer who saved six during Sandy apparently drowns in Puerto Rico
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/24/2012 at 10:35AM

A 23-year-old Belle Harbor man, who, using his surfboard, heroically saved six people during Sandy, died in a surfing accident in Puerto Rico yesterday, according to multiple media reports. The body of lifeguard Dylan Smith was discovered floating near his surfboard in the waters just off of Maria’s Beach in western Puerto Rican, near Rincon [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 12/24/2012 at 7:55AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast with a chance of rain. High of 39 with a windchill as low as 25F. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the ESE in the afternoon. Chance of rain 60%. Monday Night: Overcast with snow and rain, then rain after midnight. Low of [...]

Don Coqui comes to Queens
Don Coqui comes to Queens
Dining Steve Mosco 11/08/2011 at 2:58PM

Thanks to the immensely successful flagship restaurant in New Rochelle, the name Don Coqui has become synonymous with Puerto Rican cuisine in a modern and lively atmosphere. Now all the fun fed upon by upstaters comes to Queens with our very own Don Coqui in Astoria. The brainchild of renowned restaurateur Jimmy Rodriguez, the Astoria [...]