PHOTOS: Students at Bayside’s P.S. 46 go pink for breast cancer awareness
COURIER/Photos by Anthony Giudice

The fifth-grade class at P.S. 46 The Alley Pond School in Bayside showed their support for Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink for the entire school day on Friday, Oct. 16. The Student Council at P.S. 46, led by Rosemary Nucatola, organized the event, officers from the 111th Precinct and the Auxiliary Police Section, including Lieutenant Emmanuel Andre, […]

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Flushing’s Bowne Playground to be redone
Photo courtesy of the NYC Parks Department

The Bowne Playground adjacent to P.S. 20 in Flushing is set to receive a multimillion-dollar renovation that will see the layout of the park completely updated and reimagined. The design has been internally approved by the Parks Department, and is now going through the process of receiving comments and approval from external regulatory agencies after Community Board 7 […]

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Astoria Park Alliance hosts It’s My Park Day
THE COURIER/Photos by Alina Suriel

The Astoria Park Alliance hosted their community’s It’s My Park Day on Sunday, and talked to local parents about what upgrades they would like to see in Charybdis Playground. One of the biggest focuses of this year’s It’s My Park Day at Astoria Park was increasing support for a possible expansion of the playground and ascertaining […]

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‘Top Women’ honored during award and networking event
THE COURIER/Photos by Allen Ngai

Terrace on the Park shined bright Thursday night as 50 talented women, who have each seen success in their careers, were honored at The Queens Courier’s 2015 Top Women In Business Networking Award Dinner. The celebration, which saw close to 800 people attend, opened up with an expo and cocktail hour. During this time, honorees […]

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Jackson Heights elementary school celebrates planting of Peace Poles
Photos courtesy of Danielle Mahoney

Students at P.S. 212 in Jackson Heights are looking to spread the idea of peace throughout their community. Danielle Mahoney, a literacy coach at the elementary school located at 34-25 82nd St., has been teaching students about practicing mindfulness and gratitude for the past year. While attending a weeklong training conference on mindfulness for kids and […]

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