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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 [...]

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. [...]