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Vets honored in Douglaston ceremony
Vets honored in Douglaston ceremony
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 11/11/2013 at 1:40PM

American Legion Post Post 103 in Douglaston hosted a Veterans Day ceremony on Monday, November 11 that included participants (left to right) Michael Proto, Tom Dinegar, John Block, Jerry Vilbig (bugler), Reverend Lindsay Lunnum, Reverand Monsignor Anthony Sherman, Reverend Dr. Linden DeBie, Sebastian Dagostino and Robert Anastasia.    

Returning soldiers seek employment at veteran job fair
Returning soldiers seek employment at veteran job fair
News Ruben Muniz 6/12/2012 at 12:43PM

Veterans recently suited up, got their game face on and sprung into action. A job fair for military veterans was held at The Shops at Atlas Park in Glendale on Friday, June 8. Over 90 companies and organizations were in attendance as well as State Senator Joe Addabbo and Assemblymember Mike Miller. “Veterans have a [...]

Queens celebrates Memorial Day
Queens celebrates Memorial Day
Multimedia Billy Rennison 5/29/2012 at 6:04PM

Thousands of Queens residents lined the streets this weekend to celebrate the troops past and present who have fought to protect the country.  Check out the photos from every parade. Click here to see all the pictures from the Whitestone Veterans Memorial Day Parade. Click here to see all the pictures from the Maspeth Memorial [...]

Congressmember Bob Turner helps secure military headstone for World War I veteran
Congressmember Bob Turner helps secure military headstone for World War I veteran
News Melissa Chan 1/03/2012 at 3:26PM

Private First Class William Henry Hogan no longer lies in an unmarked grave. Thanks to Hogan’s hero — Congressmember Bob Turner, who took the reins in hunting down lost records of the World War I veteran — the family is now at peace. “It became an emotional thing,” said grandson Michael Hogan of Glendale. “Here [...]

Congressmember Bob Turner holds small business forum for veterans
Congressmember Bob Turner holds small business forum for veterans
Business Toni Cimino 12/13/2011 at 9:09AM

Congressmember Bob Turner and other officials recently hosted a Veterans’ Small Business Forum at Brooklyn Borough Hall. The event, which took place on Saturday, December 10, provided information to veterans about creating and expanding small businesses. “I am honored to have been able to co-host this event,” Turner said. “Events like this will help veterans [...]

Celebrate Veterans Day
Celebrate Veterans Day
News Jay Lane 11/11/2011 at 10:02AM

The staff of the Queens Courier would like to send our thanks to all of our country’s Veterans of war for their contributions and service to our nation.   Veterans Day is the one day a year set aside to honor military veterans, past and present.   Join us in remembering our country’s heroes by [...]