relay for life

Star of Queens: Len Santoro, American Cancer Society, Juniper Park Civic Association
Star of Queens: Len Santoro, American Cancer Society, Juniper Park Civic Association
News Queens Courier Staff 8/05/2013 at 9:12AM

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Len Santoro started working with the American Cancer Society three years ago. It was his first time volunteering for such a group. Since then, Santoro has worked on several fundraising projects for the society. He also helped work with financial services company Standard & Poor’s to organize a volunteer day. Around the same [...]

‘Harlem Shake’ causes stir among Queens students
‘Harlem Shake’ causes stir among Queens students
Top Stories Melissa Chan 2/28/2013 at 8:09AM

A viral video craze has shaken Queens. The “Harlem Shake” Internet sensation led to the arrest of one Forest Hills High School teen last week after he organized a “senior prank” that jammed the school lobby with students trying to get in on the fad, cops said. Arnis Mehmetaj, 17, invited some 500 students on [...]

Howard Beach ‘Lights’ the way
Howard Beach ‘Lights’ the way
News Timothy Petropoulos 6/12/2012 at 1:45PM

Once again Howard Beach came together to stand up to cancer. More than $150,000 was raised at the Fourth Annual Relay for Life of Howard Beach by 302 participants and 37 teams. The event, which took place on June 9 and 10, was sponsored by the American Cancer Society and held at Frank M. Charles [...]

‘Kids Kare 2′ Fight Cancer
‘Kids Kare 2′ Fight Cancer
News Alexa Altman 5/02/2012 at 10:43AM

The parking lot at the corner of 151st Avenue and 84th Street in Lindenwood buzzed with children carrying foam swords, creating colorful sand art and jumping in and out of the inflatable bouncy houses –all were having fun and all were helping to fight cancer. Over 1,400 people came out to help the Howard Beach [...]