LIC resident Alan Capper, who captured arts scene on paper, dead at 75
Photo courtesy of Troy Benson

Alan Capper, an English transplant who had a successful media career and who penned profiles of Long Island City residents for the LIC Courier, died on Wednesday. He was 75. Capper began his career as a journalist, where he wrote for The Sunday Times and The Daily Express in London. He then created a media consulting […]

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Person of the Year: Queens County District Attorney Richard A. Brown
THE COURIER/Photos by Alina Suriel, with archived photos courtesy of Queens District Attorney's office.

District Attorney Richard Brown has been here for it all, and he has no plans on going anywhere else. Brown was sworn in Monday for his seventh consecutive full term as the district attorney of Queens County, continuing a 2010 record he set of being the county’s longest tenured chief prosecutor. He has overseen a radical […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

Have fun with Ooey Gooey Polymers, attend a singles social, play Bingo and do more at these events around Queens Friday, Jan. 1 Start the New Year in a relaxing way by watching the movie “The Assassin” at the Museum of the Moving Image. The movie tells the story of Yinniang, a young martial artist […]

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Star of Queens: Joseph Risi, chairman, Queens Community Board 1

BY BROOKE SMITH  Joseph Risi is the chairman of Community Board 1 serving the Astoria, Long Island City and Queensbridge area. The community board’s role is to monitor the quality of services provided by various agencies, conduct public hearings to submit to elected officials, and monitor the allocation of funds earmarked for community development. Risi […]

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PHOTOS: Star Network celebrates ‘Power Women’ in first Long Island event
Photo by Benno Klandt

Leading business professionals in Nassau and Suffolk counties were given the Hollywood treatment during the Star Network’s first “Long Island Power Women of Business” gala on Thursday night at Leonard’s Palazzo in Great Neck. The event marked the Star Network’s first venture in Long Island, and with more than 700 in attendance Thursday night, it figures that […]

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