How would you spend $1 million? Budget voting now open in Crowley’s district
Photo via Twitter/@ElizCrowleyNYC

Another year, another round of participatory budgeting for the 30th Council District. City Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley set aside $1 million for members of the 30th Council District to vote on what project, or projects, they would like to see that money go toward for the first time last year, and is continuing it this year. […]

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Politician vs. ping-pong champs at Fresh Meadows middle school
Photos courtesy of the office of Rory Lancman

A championship middle school table tennis team in Fresh Meadows traded tips with an expert and showed their skills against a councilman in a very special team meetup on Friday. Councilman Rory Lancman and American Youth Table Tennis Organization President Ben Nisbet met with the M.S. 216 George J. Ryan Middle School table tennis team for […]

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Maspeth High School varsity basketball stays undefeated in 2016
Photo courtesy Maspeth High School

The Maspeth High School varsity basketball team added two more wins to their unblemished record last week, defeating Information Technology High School in dominating fashion, 51-19 on Jan. 4, and Queens High School Complex by a score of 62-46 on Jan. 8. The Argonauts were in control of the game against Information Technology High School […]

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Family of Jamaica murder victim demand end to gun violence at vigil
THE COURIER/Photos by Brooke Smith

BY BROOKE SMITH Jamaica residents are taking their community back from the gun violence that has taken too many of their youth. The death of Jihad Jackson, a 16-year-old boy who was fatally shot on New Year’s Eve, has pushed the community to the point of demanding a change. Jackson’s friends and family joined City Councilman I. […]

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Maspeth High School Argonauts looking to stay strong in 2016
Photo via Twitter/@CPCrusaders

The Maspeth High School Argonauts boys varsity basketball team finished 2015 on a strong note and are looking to continue their dominance into the new year. So far in the 2015-16 campaign, the Argonauts boast a 6-0 record in the Public School Athletic League (PSAL), with impressive wins over Metropolitan Campus and Academy of American Studies, […]

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