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Flushing author’s work picked up as film project
Flushing author’s work picked up as film project
Arts & Music Queens Courier Staff 11/03/2013 at 11:49AM

NIKKI DJOKOVICH “I never in a million years thought I’d be an author. Maybe playing for the Cincinnati Reds, but I wasn’t that good,” said three-time published author Joe Cognard. This Queens native and Flushing resident never aspired to be the self-published novelist he is today. He actually attended St. John’s University and majored in [...]

NYPD to double gang unit
NYPD to double gang unit
Central Cristabelle Tumola 10/02/2012 at 10:46AM

The NYPD is announcing an initiative today that will double the size of its Gang Unit and focus on social media to combat gangs. Dubbed Operation Crew Cut, Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly will discuss the program Tuesday in a speech to the International Association of Chiefs of Police conference in San Diego. In a pre-released [...]

YouTube video sparks Autism fundraiser
YouTube video sparks Autism fundraiser
News Alexa Altman 4/16/2012 at 3:14PM

Several Lindenwood residents are raising money for Autism awareness, sparked by one young girl’s YouTube video. Sixteen-year-old Shyanna Constantino created an online video about her younger sister, five-year-old Kaylene Vazquez, who suffers from Autism. A friend’s mother saw the video, called “Happy Hope for Autistic Children,” on YouTube, and thought it would be a great [...]

Posada Announces Retirement, Says He Will “Forever Be A Yankee”
Posada Announces Retirement, Says He Will “Forever Be A Yankee”
News Jay Lane 1/24/2012 at 3:39PM

Posada Announces Retirement, Says He Will “Forever Be A Yankee” New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada officially announced his retirement from the game today at Yankee Stadium. During an at-times tearful press conference, the 40-year-old catcher said he is leaving the game after 17 seasons, all with the team that drafted him. He said the [...]

Shock cop suicide
Shock cop suicide
News Jay Lane 1/20/2012 at 9:13AM

Shock cop suicide An NYPD cop fatally shot himself last night while on-duty and interviewing the victim of a Queens car break-in, sources told The Post. The officer, whose name was withheld pending family notification, got into a heated argument on his cellphone with his girlfriend and fired one bullet into his face after the [...]