Queens Courier

The Courier, Queens Chamber of Commerce & Russo’s on the Bay team up to make Christmas bright for kids
The Courier, Queens Chamber of Commerce & Russo’s on the Bay team up to make Christmas bright for kids
Top Stories Alexa Altman 12/24/2012 at 1:15PM

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 [...]

Top headlines from around the web
Top headlines from around the web
News Melissa Chan 12/15/2012 at 1:45PM

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 [...]

Queens Courier in search of the borough’s next Rising Star
News Queens Courier Staff 12/12/2012 at 6:56AM

The Queens Courier will once again recognize the “Rising Stars,” a yearly networking event held to honor the borough’s 40 top young professionals. In years past, the event has boasted attendance of over 400 people and has raised thousands in charity funds. Guest appearances have been made by Borough President Helen Marshall, Former Mets baseball [...]

Health Expo offers tips on staying healthy, financial fitness
Health Expo offers tips on staying healthy, financial fitness
Health Maggie Hayes 12/07/2012 at 7:12AM

North Shore Towers residents and other guests excitedly ventured around Towers on the Green, visiting each and every vendor offering advice on how to improve their quality of life. The Queens Courier’s annual Health & Financial Fitness Expo, held Friday, November 30, featured dozens of different business representatives from a variety of industries. After attendees [...]

Get your finances in top shape
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/21/2012 at 1:09PM

The word fitness is typically used to describe a person’s physical health, but financial fitness is also important for well-being. The Queens Courier’s Health & Financial Fitness Expo on Friday, November 30, will feature both — and show how you can keep them in top shape. At the event, sponsored by the North Shore Towers, [...]

The Courier celebrates the Kings of Queens
The Courier celebrates the Kings of Queens
Kings of Queens Maggie Hayes 11/15/2012 at 3:13PM

The Queens Courier’s fifth annual “Kings of Queens Awards & Networking Event” was celebrated at Terrace on the Park, honoring dozens of notable businessmen and special honoree Steve Lacy, Fox 5 news anchor. “[This event] brings people and their businesses together. I’m honored to be honored,” said Mortimer A. Lawrence of the Lawrence Law Group, [...]

Meet the 2012 Kings of Queens
Kings of Queens Cristabelle Tumola 10/25/2012 at 2:26PM

Honoring the top businessmen of Queens for their outstanding leadership and their contributions to the community, the 2012 Kings of Queens: A Champions Breakfast Awards & Networking Event will take place on Thursday, November 15 at 8:30 a.m. This event, which will be held at Terrace on the Park, is the ultimate networking opportunity and [...]

Take care of our trees
Letters Billy Rennison 9/25/2012 at 4:50PM

As the season transitions from summer to autumn, it is very important that the Department of Parks & Recreation prune many of the trees in the city’s parks and along its streets. While every single tree cannot be pruned, there are those that are in serious need of pruning to reduce the risk of injury [...]

Cycle of hate
Letters Billy Rennison 9/25/2012 at 4:49PM

The Muslim world is afire with outrage over images of the Prophet considered to be derogatory. Yet their outrages against other religions are despicable, horrendous, horrible and barbaric. What other religion demands killing those of different beliefs? Worldwide Muslims number over a billion and assuredly not all are terrorists, extremists or insisting upon forcing their [...]

Reason to Move?
Letters Letters 9/25/2012 at 4:48PM

“Prohibition All Over Again: Board of Health approves beverage ban” (Billy Rennison, September 21) is doomed to failure before it even starts. New York City residents will be jealous with envy as neighbors in Nassau County, Westchester County and New Jersey down large “Big Gulps” at the numerous 7-Elevens just minutes from the city line. [...]