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Bill Cosby coming to Queens
Bill Cosby coming to Queens
Entertainment Angy Altamirano 3/28/2013 at 9:49AM

Hey, hey, hey, Bill Cosby is coming our way. On Saturday, April 6, one of America’s most beloved and respected comedians, will be taking the stage at the Colden Auditorium at Queens College to share his stories with anyone looking for a night filled with laughs. “For me to perform at a college is usually [...]

Bayside street to be renamed after man who perished on 9/11
Bayside street to be renamed after man who perished on 9/11
Northeast Melissa Chan 2/11/2013 at 10:47AM

He died a hero in his mother’s eyes and a potential enemy to his country. Now the family of Mohammed Salman Hamdani, the Bayside hero found wrongly accused of having ties to the 9/11 terrorist attacks, will have his cleared name on a street sign. “He was a kind, compassionate and humble American. The most [...]

Marshall gives final State of the Borough address
Marshall gives final State of the Borough address
Politics Terence M. Cullen 1/22/2013 at 1:48PM

In the final State of the Borough address of her administration, Borough President Helen Marshall focused on the continued recovery of south Queens nearly three months after Sandy — honoring one first responder in particular for his valiant efforts during the storm. “Let’s reflect together now,” she said on Tuesday, January 22, “on the devastation [...]

Crisis at home leads to new wave of Greek immigrants
Crisis at home leads to new wave of Greek immigrants
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 1/21/2013 at 10:35AM

BY SOPHIA ROSENBAUM Dimitris Velitsianos couldn’t find work in his Greek homeland, so he left to seek a better life in Queens. “I don’t think things are going to get better in Greece soon,” said Velitsianos, 20, a full-time student at John Jay College and a part-time waiter at Agnanti. “I don’t see any future in [...]

QC’s Outstanding Frosh ready for year 2
QC’s Outstanding Frosh ready for year 2
Sports Queens Courier Staff 11/27/2012 at 6:32PM

BY CARLA PENNOLINO Reggie Miller enjoyed a Hall of Fame basketball career with the Indiana Pacers after altering his shot at a young age because his older sister, Cheryl — also a Hall of Famer — would always block it. Abe Akanmu of the Queens College men’s basketball team can relate to the star’s beginnings. [...]

One family feeds the Rockaways
One family feeds the Rockaways
News Alexa Altman 11/20/2012 at 11:23AM

One family-owned food cart rolled down to the Rockaways to feed Sandy survivors their first warm meal in weeks. Two weeks ago, Shah’s Halal Food Cart relocated from its usual spot by Queens College and set up in the Rockaways, handing out chicken and lamb over rice, falafel and kebabs for free. For many displaced [...]

Seinfeld comes home, performs at alma mater Queens College
Seinfeld comes home, performs at alma mater Queens College
Arts & Music Billy Rennison 10/23/2012 at 9:37AM

When Jerry Seinfeld emerged from behind the curtain at the Colden Auditorium, he was not only returning to his alma mater, but to the stage that helped launch his comedy career. “This is where I started the whole damn thing,” Seinfeld said as he greeted the crowd at Queens College’s sold-out Colden Auditorium, his fourth [...]

CBS Financial Analyst gives tips at QC
Business Terence M. Cullen 9/29/2012 at 10:52AM

The economy is on the upswing, albeit slowly, but there is still a long road ahead to full economic recovery, said CBS financial analyst Jill Schlesinger. This was one of the several talking points of Schlesinger, editor-at-large of CBS MoneyWatch, when she spoke on Friday, September 21 at a business forum at Queens College. Among [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/27/2012 at 7:00AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: A slight chance of showers before 11am. Partly sunny, with a high near 75. Southwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming north in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Thursday night: A chance of showers, mainly after 11pm. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 59. East wind 7 to 10 mph. Chance of [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 9/10/2012 at 7:32AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 77. Breezy. Winds from the West at 15 to 20 mph shifting to the NNW in the afternoon. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 57. Winds from the SW at 5 to 15 mph. EVENT of the DAY Monday is the [...]