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First Girls World Expo coming to Queens
First Girls World Expo coming to Queens
Entertainment Queens Courier Staff 2/21/2014 at 1:17PM

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 collecting toys, clothing for holiday gift drive
News Queens Courier Staff 11/21/2013 at 11:21AM

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 [...]

Anthony Weiner speaks with The Queens Courier
Anthony Weiner speaks with The Queens Courier
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 5/28/2013 at 6:26PM

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 [...]

11th Annual Top Women in Business Awards honor leaders and trailblazers
11th Annual Top Women in Business Awards honor leaders and trailblazers
News Angy Altamirano 5/10/2013 at 6:27PM

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 [...]

Newspaper legend, former Queens Courier editor-in-chief passes away
Newspaper legend, former Queens Courier editor-in-chief passes away
News Toni Cimino 2/20/2013 at 4:32PM

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 [...]

Best of the Boro Health & Beauty winners announced
Best of the Boro Health & Beauty winners announced
Central Queens Courier Staff 1/16/2013 at 3:07PM

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.

2012: A year in pictures
2012: A year in pictures
Central Queens Courier Staff 12/31/2012 at 6:22PM

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, [...]