Tag Archives: Sunday

South Richmond Hill man killed in ‘suspicious’ fire

| mchan@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Maggie Hayes

A 43-year-old Asian man was killed in a “suspicious” fire in South Richmond Hill early Sunday morning, police said.

The unidentified victim was found dead on arrival inside a residence at 115-18 95th Avenue on February 24 at around 2:35 a.m. He had severe burns on his body, cops said.

The investigation is ongoing, but authorities say the fatal fire is deemed suspicious at this time.

The identification of the man is withheld pending family notification.

Check back with The Queens Courier for updates on this developing story.

New York City marathoners race through Long Island City

| smosco@queenscourier.com


The streets of Long Island City were packed as runners steamed through the heart of Hunters Point in the 43rd ING New York City Marathon on Sunday, November 6.

The community came out to cheer on the runners and to give them the extra boost they needed to get over the Queensborough Bridge on the balmy autumn day.