MTA to move problematic buses away from Flushing church
THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Big wheels,  keep on turning — away from a historic Flushing church.  The MTA will redirect five city bus routes from St. George’s Episcopal Church after local leaders and parishioners complained about idling buses and its drivers who relieve themselves on the side of the church. “What was happening to our beautiful church was devastating,” […]

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More than 400 come out to honor 2014 ‘Rising Stars’
Photos by Mike DiBartolomeo

Just days before the Oscars, Queens was home to its own awards ceremony. Top young professionals from around the borough shined at The Queens Courier’s 2014 Rising Stars Awards & Networking Event. And this year, a Hollywood star even graced the stage. Held on Thursday, Feb. 27, at Terrace on the Park, Rising Stars honored […]

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Korean seniors and Flushing McDonald’s owner reach peace
THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

A group of Korean seniors and the owner of an embattled Flushing McDonald’s have come to a truce, Assemblymember Ron Kim announced Monday. The feud between the two parties was a “cultural miscommunication,” said Kim, the state’s first Korean-American elected official. It began when a cluster of about 20 seniors made the corner eatery on […]

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What Queens pols hope to accomplish for their constituents in 2014
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As we enter 2014, The Queens Courier asked our elected officials: “What do you hope to accomplish for your constituents in 2014?” Councilmember Costa Constantinides There are many opportunities before us to ensure that our district continues to move forward. I will work for cleaner and safer streets, a healthier environment and a better education system. […]

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2013: The year in photos
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As we bid adieu to 2013, The Queens Courier brings you a look at the year that was . . . from the selection of a new Pope to the downfall of our elected officials, to tragedy, controversy and everything in between. And as we look ahead to 2014, we wish our new legislators luck […]

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