President Bill rallies the troops for Hillary during a campaign event in Corona
Photos by Josef Pinlac

Former President Bill Clinton rallied Latino voters to support his wife’s presidential campaign during a rally on Sunday afternoon at the New York Hall of Science in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. The 42nd president said former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton would make immigration and economic reform her top priorities if she were elected the […]

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Broadway performers are coming to Woodside for a concert in memory of a local army veteran
Photos courtesy of Angela Marks

The parents of John H. Mark, an army veteran from Woodside who passed away unexpectedly last year, are holding a fundraiser to raise money for a scholarship in his name. “Broadway Comes to Woodside” will feature seven Broadway performers who will sing and dance at Corpus Christi Church in Woodside on April 17. The proceeds from […]

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Fifty people shaved their heads to show support to cancer patients at St. John’s University annual charity event
Photo courtesy of Billy Rabold

St. John’s University hosted its sixth annual St. Baldrick’s Day event this past Thursday in its D’Angelo Center, during which over 50 “shavees” volunteered to donate their hair to Locks of Love. In front of an ecstatic crowd, masters of ceremonies Billy Rabold and Dylan Powers called volunteers to the stage in groups of about five […]

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Queens College and councilman shine light on domestic violence
Photo courtesy of Councilman Rory I. Lancman

BY BROOKE SMITH In recognition of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Councilman Rory I. Lancman joined Queens College on Thursday for a ceremony featuring survivors, students and other elected officials. The event was part of the Shine the Light on Domestic Violence Initiative, which provides victims with resources to help them leave their abusers. The “initiative builds […]

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All remaining Barnes & Noble locations closing in Queens
THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

It’s the final chapter for Barnes & Noble in Queens, as the bookstore is shuttering its remaining location in The Bay Terrace shopping center in Bayside. A representative from Barnes & Noble declined to reveal the official closing date or who is expected to take over the property but did admit that the property owner declined to renew […]

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