Snuggle up with these 10 newly released novels available at Queens Library

Any hope of a mild winter were quickly dashed last week when the second worst winter storm in Queens history struck, burying the borough in nearly 2 feet of snow. A week later, the storm is but a distant memory and the snow is all but gone. And yet there’s a lot more winter to go […]

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Three-card Monte victim gets robbed on Ozone Park train: NYPD
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It started with a con game and ended in a robbery. Police released on Wednesday night images of three persons of interest wanted for tricking a man into playing a fixed card game, then robbing him on a train in Ozone Park back in December. On the afternoon of Dec. 11, 2015, according to the […]

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Blizzard of 2016 was too much, too soon for Ridgewood
Photo via Facebook/Jennifer Sitarevich

Like most other neighborhoods in Queens, Ridgewood’s main arteries — such as Myrtle Avenue and Fresh Pond Road — are relatively clear following the Blizzard of 2016, but many residential side streets were impassible as of Monday morning. Evidence of this could be found in a photo shared on The Courier’s Facebook page that showed a large igloo created out of […]

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Bowie’s best: a video tribute

Legendary music icon, innovator, actor, author, painter and performer David Bowie died Sunday evening at age 69, sending a shockwave through the entertainment industry. Born David Robert Jones on Jan. 8, 1947, in Brixton, London, Bowie’s career spanned five decades and continues to influence music today. Having sold an estimated 140 million albums worldwide, Bowie […]

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Whitestone slashing victim speaks out following attack
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

The 16-year-old victim of a random Whitestone slashing attack last month stood before multiple media outlets in Flushing on Thursday to accept a crowdfunding effort set up by Assemblyman Ron Kim for her recovery and future education. Chinese exchange student Jia-Jia Liang had been on her way to school when she was sliced in the face and throat […]

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