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Nets center Brook Lopez to host youth basketball camp at Queens College
Nets center Brook Lopez to host youth basketball camp at Queens College
News Liam La Guerre 10/31/2013 at 4:21PM

Local NBA hopefuls will have a chance to learn basketball from a professional. All-Star center Brook Lopez of the Brooklyn Nets will host his second annual youth basketball camp on Sunday, December 1 at Fitzgerald Gymnasium in Queens College. Lopez, as well as top college coaches, will be on site to direct children on basketball [...]

Queens College hosts first-ever Homecoming Tailgate party
Queens College hosts first-ever Homecoming Tailgate party
News Liam La Guerre 10/22/2013 at 2:50PM

The City University of New York’s Queens College has taken another step in honoring its past athletic achievers and bolstering its athletic department. The school hosted the first-ever Homecoming Tailgate party on Sunday to pay tribute to past athletes and allow them to connect with current players. Dozens of fans and student athletes past and [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Liam La Guerre 10/17/2013 at 6:39AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Partly sunny with a breeze. High of 68. Winds from west at 13 mph. Thursday night: Clear. Low of 52. Winds from west at 3 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Galactic Drive-In As part of the multimedia installation and outdoor theater presented by the New York Hall of Science, Empire Drive-In, celebrate [...]

Queens College president to retire
Queens College president to retire
News Queens Courier Staff 10/09/2013 at 3:18PM

Queens College President James Muyskens will retire in December after a dozen years leading the institution, he announced last week. Dr. Evangelos Gizis will take over as interim president until the board completes its national search for Muyskens’ successor, The City University of New York (CUNY) said in a statement. Gizis is a biochemist with [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 10/01/2013 at 8:16AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy. High of 79. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 68. Winds from the West at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: Biala: Vision and Memory Janice Biala (1903-2000) was well known for her charming interiors, still-lifes, and landscapes. This [...]

‘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 [...]