War

Bayside Bid Battle Brewing
Bayside Bid Battle Brewing
News Michael Pantelidis 4/27/2012 at 11:06AM

A business battle is brewing in Bayside. Store owners on Bell Boulevard attended a meeting on April 18 organized by Gregg Sullivan – the former director of the Bayside Village Business Improvement District (BID) – to address concerns about the current state of the organization. During the meeting, the BID members in attendance voted to [...]

New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting
New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting
News Jay Lane 2/22/2012 at 2:29PM

New video shows Bronx boy, 8, just before shooting An 8-year-old boy was checking out a rack of potato chips inside a Bronx bodega just before taking a bullet in his shoulder, a shocking surveillance video shows. The stunned tyke in a gray track suit, who sources identified as Armando Bigo, can be seen gripping [...]

War in Iraq officially over
War in Iraq officially over
News Jay Lane 12/15/2011 at 9:03AM

War in Iraq officially over After nearly nine years, 4,500 American dead, 32,000 wounded and more than $800 billion, U.S. officials formally shut down the war in Iraq — a conflict that U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said was worth the price in blood and money, as it set Iraq on a path to democracy. Panetta stepped [...]

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 [...]

Saluting those who served
Saluting those who served
News Jay Lane 9/27/2011 at 1:48PM

After serving their country, the veterans of Post 298 of the American Legion came home to serve their community. To honor them, Councilmember Daniel Dromm visited the post, located at 30-61 87th Street in Jackson Heights, on September 19 and presented eight veterans with City Council Citations for their outstanding work towards the betterment of [...]