104th Precinct goes pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Photos by Kelly Marie Mancuso

BY KELLY MARIE MANCUSO In precincts across the city, NYPD officers are donning pink in a show of support during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Throughout the month of October, officers will incorporate pink into their wardrobes, vehicles and precinct houses in an effort to encourage women struggling with breast cancer, as well as to draw […]

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Primary Day 2014 coverage
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Check back here for The Queens Courier’s Primary Day coverage from the casting of ballots to the election results. 12:03 a.m.  The District 11 race has been called: Incumbent state Sen. Tony Avella defeats John Liu. 11:05 p.m. Leroy Comrie has been declared the winner in the State Senate District 14 race, defeating incumbent Malcolm Smith at 70.9% […]

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‘Dangerous’ Elmhurst intersection to get crossing guard
THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

Pedestrians and school children will soon be able to safely cross a busy Elmhurst intersection. Last year, state Sen. Jose Peralta called on the Department of Transportation to study the intersection of Junction Boulevard and the Horace Harding Expressway and restore a school crossing guard to ensure the safety of pedestrians, especially school children, who […]

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Parents voice mixed feelings after Jackson Heights school rezoning meeting
THE COURIER/ Photos by Katelyn Disalvo

BY KATELYN DISALVO Although a proposed rezoning plan hopes to alleviate overcrowding at one Jackson Heights school, some local parents have mixed feelings on the changes. The Department of Education (DOE) announced proposed rezoning changes to move the boundaries for I.S. 145, located at 33-34 80th St., and I.S. 230, located at 73-10 34th Ave. […]

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DOE proposes rezoning plan to ease overcrowding at Jackson Heights school
Map Courtesy of the Department of Education

One middle school in Jackson Heights may soon be less crowded. The Department of Education (DOE) announced proposed rezoning changes to move the boundaries for I.S. 145, at 33-34 80th St., and I.S. 230, at 73-10 34th Ave. in Jackson Heights. The changes would take effect for the 2015-2016 academic year. Under the rezoning, the […]

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