Mutt-i-grees® are getting library cards!
Photo courtesy of North Shore Animal League

School’s out—but the fun of learning never stops, thanks to more than 700 libraries across the country that have implemented Mutt-i-grees® in the Library, an initiative of the Mutt-i-grees Curriculum. A unique social-emotional learning program, the curriculum is the joint project of North Shore Animal League America, in Port Washington, NY, and Yale University, in […]

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25 terrific things to do this week in Queens, from a Ramones tour to the Moth StorySLAM
Photo via Facebook/Bangladeshi Historical Memory Project

Thursday, July 21 1. Laugh it out at Brandon Knows Nothing, a stand-up comedy showcase where host Brandon Collins shares things he actually does know. Rockaway Brewery (46-01 Fifth St., Long Island City), 7 p.m., FREE. 2. Find hope at the screening of “Reunification,” Alvin Tsang’s film examining his family’s immigration to Los Angeles from Hong […]

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Former Queens District Attorney John Santucci dies at 85
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John Santucci, whose 14 years as Queens district attorney were ultimately defined by a deadly hate crime in Howard Beach and public corruption cases, died on Sunday at the age of 85. Santucci succumbed to cardiac arrest at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola and was surrounded by his family at the time of his death. His grandson, […]

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Recording studio and greenhouse are among multimillion upgrades to CUNY colleges in Queens
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City colleges throughout Queens are getting some “A-plus” improvements over the next few years. Queens Borough President Melinda Katz announced that she has allocated $3.64 million of her fiscal year 2017 discretionary capital funds to help four CUNY colleges in Queens grow. The students at Queens College in Flushing, York College in Jamaica, Queensborough Community […]

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PHOTOS: Star Network honors ‘Power Women’ in Queens
All photos: Star Network/Allen Ngai/Arthur DeGaeta

The most influential businesswomen and community leaders in Queens were honored Tuesday night at Star Network’s “Queens Power Women in Business” gala at Terrace on the Park. With close to 700 people in attendance, this year marked the 14th year of recognizing some of the most prominent women in business. QNS and The Queens Courier co-sponsored the event, […]

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