Attention all preteens and teens! The Queens Courier will host its first Girls World Expo on Sunday March 16, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Terrace On The Park, 111th St., Flushing
The Queens Courier’s Rising Stars Awards & Networking Event event, scheduled for 5 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13, at Terrace on the Park has been postponed due to the weather.
Help make the holidays bright. The holiday season has arrived, and The Queens Courier will once again be collecting toys and clothing to be donated this year to the Queens Centers for Progress’ Apple Preschool in Jamaica for our annual holiday gift drive. The Apple Preschool program offers children with disabilities between three to five [...]
A few days after announcing his candidacy for New York City mayor via a YouTube video, Anthony Weiner returned to the Queens community he represented for over a decade in Congress to sit down with several weekly papers including The Courier. “Community papers have been a fundamental part of the way that I’ve always wanted [...]
The leading women of the Queens business world came out to celebrate their accomplishments at The Queens Courier’s 11th Annual Top Women in Business Awards & Networking event at Terrace on the Park. Many of the borough’s best and brightest businesswomen received recognition for their diverse achievements. The Thursday, May 9 celebration opened up with [...]
Lou Parajos, a legend in the newspaper industry for more than 40 years, passed away on Monday, February 18. He was 64 years old. A former editor-in-chief of The Queens Courier, Parajos spent 35 years at The Daily News, working his way up from the basement to the managing editor’s chair. He held the title [...]
You voted, they won. Here are the winners of The Queens Courier’s Best of the Boro Competition, Health and Beauty. The competition was a success, collecting over 58,000 votes in such categories as best haircuts, eyebrow treading and many more. Click here to see the winners.
JANUARY Fire bomber charged in hate crime: Ray Lazier Lengend, 40, confessed to a string of five fire bombings, four in Queens and one on Long Island. No one was injured in the attacks and Lengend was charged with a hate crime. Queens native named Obama chief of staff: Forest Hills native Jacob Lew, an orthodox Jew, [...]
The Courier, Queens Chamber of Commerce & Russo’s on the Bay team up to make Christmas bright for kids
Under the sparkling chandeliers and twinkling Christmas lights, seventh grader Maddie McDade smiled brightly. The St. Francis de Sales student’s Belle Harbor home burned down during Superstorm Sandy, leaving her and her family displaced to parts of Long Island and Brooklyn just weeks before the holidays. She, and students from five south Queens schools, attended [...]
Victims in Connecticut massacre ID’d as police find ‘very good evidence’ that could help illuminate shooter’s motives The unhinged gunman who slaughtered 26 children and adults yesterday in a elementary school arrived with guns blazing — blasting his way into the building, according to Connecticut State police. Read more: New York Post Tragedy touches NYPD [...]