Documentary Winners

Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) and U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) presented awards to Townsend Harris High School award winners of C-SPAN’s annual student documentary contest. StudentCam asked students to submit a 5-7 minute video answering the question: “What is the most important issue that Congress should consider in 2014?” Aditya Samaroo, Jennifer Kim and […]

Queens Native Competes On ‘Jeopardy!’

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Earlier this week, Hollis Hills native and Townsend Harris High School alum Laurie Beckoff appeared on the trivia show “Jeopardy!,” competing in the show’s annual College Championship tournament. Beckoff, the only contestant hailing from New York, faced-off against 14 college students across the nation for a $100,000 prize and an […]

Focus On Queens, Dec. 12

Air Force Reserve Airman Kalah Simmons graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Simmons is the granddaughter of Sarah Simmons of St. […]