Two Queens seniors ‘lovin’ it’ as they win Ronald McDonald House scholarships
Photos courtesy Nancy Lin and Taylor Moss

PAULINA TAM Two Queens natives are all smiles. Flushing native and Stuyvesant High School senior Nancy Lin and Howard Beach resident and Archbishop Molloy High School senior Taylor Moss were two of five students to each receive a $16,000 college scholarship ($4,000 per year) from the Ronald McDonald House Charities Scholarship Program. Both Moss and […]

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2013: The year in photos
File photos

As we bid adieu to 2013, The Queens Courier brings you a look at the year that was . . . from the selection of a new Pope to the downfall of our elected officials, to tragedy, controversy and everything in between. And as we look ahead to 2014, we wish our new legislators luck […]

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Ozone Park Filipino man lives the American dream
THE COURIER/Photo by Maggie Hayes

Ernesto Pamolarco grew up in poverty, with little food and no electricity, sleeping on the seashore of the Philippines. Now, he owns his Ozone Park home and provides for his wife and six children. Early on, he learned that “life is so hard without education,” and put himself through the education system, eventually becoming an […]

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Op-ed: We cannot forget the Philippines

STATE SENATOR TOBY ANN STAVISKY Just over a month ago, the strongest storm ever recorded crashed into the coast of the Philippines. Wreaking devastation over large swaths of Southeast Asia, Typhoon Haiyan has affected over 12 million people in the region and claimed thousands of lives. Even today, the death toll continues to rise. At […]

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Elmhurst vigil marks one month since Typhoon Haiyan
Photo Courtesy of Councilmember Daniel Dromm's Office

A month after what is expected to be one of the most powerful typhoons ever recorded hit the Philippines, the local Filipino community is coming together to remember those lost. Local elected officials gathered Sunday with members of the National Alliance for Filipino Concerns (NAFCON) at St. James Episcopal Church in Elmhurst to mark the […]

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