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First lady Michelle Obama to attend Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day
First lady Michelle Obama to attend Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day
News Liam La Guerre 8/21/2013 at 6:56PM

Michelle Obama will make a grand slam appearance in Queens. The first lady is attending the 18th annual Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day on Saturday, August 24, to give a speech to encourage youngsters to get healthy and active as a part of her Let’s Move! campaign. “We are thrilled the First Lady will be joining us [...]

Battle for your boro on the court
Battle for your boro on the court
News Melissa Chan 4/18/2013 at 4:48PM

Grab your racket and volley up some borough pride. The inaugural Battle of the Boroughs Tennis Challenge is coming to Flushing Meadows-Corona Park on May 11. Hosted by USTA Eastern, the new tournament calls for tennis aces to represent their boroughs and be the last team standing in the citywide competition at the USTA Billie [...]

Op-Ed: In need of community support
News Queens Courier Staff 2/19/2013 at 11:49AM

BY DANIEL ZAUSNER “From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however makes a life.” Those profound words from the late tennis champion Arthur Ashe, which are enshrined at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center (NTC) in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, serve as a daily inspiration to us as we [...]