St. Francis Preparatory School

Vince Lombardi to be honored at alma mater St. Francis Prep
Vince Lombardi to be honored at alma mater St. Francis Prep
Sports Liam La Guerre 9/27/2013 at 3:34PM

The Pro Football Hall of Fame will recognize the late Vince Lombardi in a special ceremony at St. Francis Preparatory School on Wednesday, October 2. A plaque honoring Lombardi will be presented at the school, where it will be permanently placed, as a part of the Hometown Hall of Famers program. Lombardi’s grandson, John, will [...]

Star of Queens: Edwin Westley, president, Jackson Heights Beautification Group
Star of Queens: Edwin Westley, president, Jackson Heights Beautification Group
News Queens Courier Staff 5/28/2013 at 9:04AM

Community Service: Headed by Edwin Westley, the Jackson Heights Beautification Group (JHBG) fills the neighborhood with music, nature and goodwill. Founded in 1988, this all-volunteer organization hosts street cleanups and orchestral concerts in addition to creating more green spaces and preserving the Jackson Heights historic district. Westley, who has been involved with JHBG for more [...]

Two Queens teens accepted to US Air Force Academy
Two Queens teens accepted to US Air Force Academy
Top Stories Melissa Chan 3/22/2013 at 11:46AM

Two Queens teens have gotten their wings. Seamus McCaffrey and Alan Mook have been accepted to the United States Air Force Academy. They are the only two in the borough who were given the elite nod this year. “This is a dream come true,” said McCaffrey, 18, a senior at St. Francis Preparatory School. “It’s [...]