SING musical program expands to five Queens high schools

BY BROOKE SMITH Students from five local schools will be able to take the stage and perform, all thanks to the help of a pop singer. The SING musical program — which allows city students to write, cast, rehearse and perform in an entirely new musical — will be expanding to five Queens high schools […]

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Underground fire in Flushing causes electrical outages
Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Residents near Flushing’s Northern Boulevard suffered power outages Wednesday after a manhole fire on the thoroughfare spread underground causing damage to electrical transformers. The one-alarm fire was ignited in a manhole and began at around 10:51 a.m., according to authorities. The flames soon spread into the basement of a nearby supermarket, Hanyang Mart at 150-51 Northern Blvd. […]

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‘Top Women’ honored during award and networking event
THE COURIER/Photos by Allen Ngai

Terrace on the Park shined bright Thursday night as 50 talented women, who have each seen success in their careers, were honored at The Queens Courier’s 2015 Top Women In Business Networking Award Dinner. The celebration, which saw close to 800 people attend, opened up with an expo and cocktail hour. During this time, honorees […]

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Student artists display work at JFK Airport
Photo courtesy of JFKIAT

BY ANGELA MATUA John F. Kennedy International Airport became an art gallery for some South Ozone Park students who showcased their photographs in the airport’s Terminal 4. A collection of photographs, taken by eighth-graders from Virgil I. Grissom Middle School (J.H.S. 226) last year, was unveiled on April 29 and will hang near the arrivals hall of […]

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‘Invention Convention’ showcases student inventors in Ozone Park
THE COURIER / Photo by Angela Matua

BY ANGELA MATUA Student inventors gathered at St. Mary Gate of Heaven on Friday to display their work at the first “Invention Convention” in Ozone Park. The sixth-graders were tasked by their science teacher, Joan Sorrerio, with creating a complex machine made of several simple machines, which can include levers, wheels, inclined planes and nuts and bolts. […]

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