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Pols and Sikh Cultural Society respond to alleged Sikh hate crime
Pols and Sikh Cultural Society respond to alleged Sikh hate crime
Southeast Maggie Hayes 9/29/2013 at 4:38PM

Just days after a Sikh professor at Columbia University was brutally attacked, the Sikh community and elected officials gathered in Richmond Hill to speak out against what is being investigated as a hate crime. Dr. Prabhjot Singh was walking through Harlem on Saturday, September 21 when more than a dozen attackers shouted slurs such as [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/28/2012 at 7:14AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 88. Winds from the WNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then clear. Low of 66. Winds from the NNW at 10 to 15 mph. [...]

Enough is enough
Editorial Queens Courier Staff 8/09/2012 at 12:26PM

When will the politicians listen? When will something finally be done to end the senseless violence? Now it seems we are not even safe in our houses of worship. The recents massacre of six inside the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin — the second such mass slaying in as many months — has hit home. Queens, [...]

Richmond Hill man loses uncle in Milwaukee temple shooting
Richmond Hill man loses uncle in Milwaukee temple shooting
News Billy Rennison 8/07/2012 at 5:59PM

Hours after Mohan Singh Khatra was installed as chair of the Sikh Cultural Society in Queens, the celebration was disrupted when he learned his uncle had been among those killed in the shooting at a Wisconsin gurdwara. Members at the gurdwara in Richmond Hill first heard the news of the Milwaukee massacre, executed by Army [...]

Sikh shooting in Wisconsin hits home in Queens
News Billy Rennison 8/07/2012 at 3:42PM

Though hundreds of miles away, the shooting at a Wisconsin gurdwara struck close to home for the tens of thousands of Sikhs in Queens. “New York and particularly southeast Queens is the center of Sikh life in the United States,” said Mayor Michael Bloomberg outside the Sikh Cultural Society in Richmond Hill on Monday, August [...]

Queens Sikhs vow to help victims
Queens Sikhs vow to help victims
News Queens Courier Staff 8/07/2012 at 2:54PM

BY SAMUEL LIEBERMAN & CHRISTOPHER BRITO One day after the massacre of six at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, an NYPD patrol car was stationed outside the Sikh Center of New York in Flushing. “This is a hate crime so it not going to be easy to stop,” said Gurvinder Singh, 45, a temple member. [...]

Bloomberg offers condolences to Queens Sikh community following Milwaukee shooting
Bloomberg offers condolences to Queens Sikh community following Milwaukee shooting
News Billy Rennison 8/06/2012 at 3:12PM

Dozens of Queens Sikhs joined the mayor in Richmond Hill, including one man who lost an uncle in the Milwaukee shooting, to offer their support and condolences to the families of those who were killed. “I think it fair to say New Yorkers of every faith are joining the Sikh community in praying for the [...]