Golden Gloves 2016 to host seven fight nights in Queens
Photo courtesy of JP Yim

Keep an eye out for matches located near you! Queens residents will have seven chances to watch the Daily News Golden Gloves Tournament in the “World’s Borough” as the championship celebrates its 89th anniversary. The Golden Gloves tournament is an annual boxing competition open to non-professional boxers age 16 and over. It was founded in 1927 […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

WEATHER ADVISORY: Possible adverse weather conditions may lead to cancellation or rescheduling of the events this weekend. Please confirm with venue before traveling to any event. Explore the night sky, take your tween to a yoga class, attend a bake & book sale, and do more at these events around Queens Ongoing Can’t stop watching cat videos online? The Museum […]

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Katz touts progress across Queens in latest State of Borough address
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

“Only in Queens” was the theme of the State of the Borough address given by Queens Borough President Melinda Katz Thursday, and she used that phrase to talk about the good, the bad, and how far we still need to go to achieve her vision for the “World’s Borough.” During her speech at Queens College in Flushing, […]

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Francis Lewis High School math magazine awarded gold medal
Photo courtesy of Francis Lewis High School

It all adds up to gold for the staff of the Francis Lewis High School math magazine. The publication and its producers received a gold medal from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, a Columbia University group that recognizes student newspapers, magazines, yearbooks and online media. The judges in the competition were impressed with the level of work in the […]

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Whitestone Boy Scout cleans up local churchyard
Photos courtesy of Hunter Brink

A Whitestone teen improved a local churchyard with the help of members in his local Boy Scout troop. Hunter Brink, 17, organized a cleanup of the courtyard in Whitestone’s Immanuel Lutheran Church as part of his project to achieve the Eagle Scout rank in the Boy Scouts of America. Hunter was able to gather 25 volunteers […]

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