Queens College

‘America’s Got Talent’ comes to Queens
‘America’s Got Talent’ comes to Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 8/26/2013 at 5:54PM

“America’s Got Talent” came to Queens College on August 14 to film the act of Slackwire Sam on the college quad. President James Muyskens (standing) joined judges (left to right) Howard Stern, Heidi Klum, Melanie Brown and Howie Mandel.   RECOMMENDED STORIES Queens woman makes it to American Idol semifinalsr’ Reality show ‘Kitchen Nightmares’ coming [...]

Carmelo Anthony directs youth basketball camp at Queens College
Carmelo Anthony directs youth basketball camp at Queens College
Sports Liam La Guerre 8/04/2013 at 2:05PM

When Carmelo Anthony was a child he didn’t have a chance to attend a camp and meet an NBA star. It’s for this reason the Knicks star likes to host youth basketball camps and have fun with young players. “I like to be in an intimate setting with my campers,” Anthony said. “Show some humor [...]

Kids: Shoot hoops with Carmelo Anthony at Queens College
Kids: Shoot hoops with Carmelo Anthony at Queens College
News Liam La Guerre 7/30/2013 at 6:27PM

In sports it’s good to be trained by the best. And lucky pro-basketball hopefuls will have a chance to do just that when Knicks star Carmelo Anthony visits Queens College on August 3 and 4 to instruct young players at his basketball camp, Citi Camp Melo. Anthony will join local coaches to talk about the [...]

Can politicians comeback after a scandal?
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 7/18/2013 at 2:49PM

When Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer stood in front of the media, admitted their sexual scandals to the public and resigned from office, many believed it was the end of their political careers. Not only are both men back in politics running for citywide office in New York City, but, according to two recent polls, [...]

Star of Queens: Jackie Forrestal, Hillcrest Estates Civic Association
Star of Queens: Jackie Forrestal, Hillcrest Estates Civic Association
News Queens Courier Staff 7/01/2013 at 9:31AM

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Jackie Forrestal has been active in the Queens community for years. She is a board member of the Central Queens Historical Association. She also served on the St. Joseph’s Advisory Board until the facility closed in 2004. Forrestal is the corresponding secretary for the Hillcrest Estates Civic Association, while her husband Kevin is [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 5/22/2013 at 8:26AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 86. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 40%. Wednesday night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. Low of 70. Winds from the SSW at 10 to [...]

St. Francis Prep Lady Terriers eyeing softball title
St. Francis Prep Lady Terriers eyeing softball title
News Queens Courier Staff 5/17/2013 at 1:34PM

The St. Francis Prep Lady Terriers softball team began this season with high expectations. As the season winds down, they are looking to bring home a Brooklyn/Queens title. Danielle Cervasio has been on the team all four years, leading off the line-up and starting at shortstop. She has led her team to four winning seasons. [...]

Award-winning author to speak Sunday at Queens College
Award-winning author to speak Sunday at Queens College
News Queens Courier Staff 4/19/2013 at 1:07PM

Stephen Maitland-Lewis, author of the award-winning book “Emeralds Never Fade” will speak at Queens College, on April 21 at 4 p.m. Lewis has spent two years touring with the book, which tells the story of two young men living during the Holocaust. “It’s a great honor to be invited,” he said. “I hope that I’m [...]

Identify this place in Queens
Identify this place in Queens
News Queens Courier Staff 4/12/2013 at 9:36AM

Do you know where in Queens this photo was taken? Guess by commenting below! The answer will be revealed next Friday.   Last week’s answer to “Identify this Place”: Benjamin S. Rosenthal Library at Queens College 

Queens College students on ‘Global Brigade’
Queens College students on ‘Global Brigade’
News Melissa Chan 3/30/2013 at 1:22PM

A group of Queens College students has taken their humanitarian efforts overseas. Nineteen scholars boarded a plane to Nicaragua during their winter break for a nine-day mission to help the poor. Volunteers assisted local doctors and dentists in San Gabriel in examining thousands of impoverished. They also showed residents, including children, how to properly brush [...]