Braunstein Gives Valentines To Vets

    Assemblyman Edward Braunstein (D-Bayside) and his staff delivered thousands of Valentine’s Day donations to the hospitalized men and women at the St. Albans Community Living Center of the VA New York Harbor Healthcare System and the New York State Veterans Home at St. Albans. Braunstein also met with veterans like James Remias, a […]

Remembering Ira

To The Editor: I was very saddened to hear of the passing of the Tribune’s premier photographer Ira Cohen. The Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation was so fortunate, for he attended all of our Spring Dinner Dances and our “Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festivals,” taking unbelievable pictures for your newspaper. At our dinner dance on June 1, […]

Remembering Ira Cohen, 1947-2014

Remembering Ira Cohen, 1947-2014

BY STEVEN J. FERRARI Longtime Queens Tribune photographer Ira Cohen died unexpectedly last week in his home in Kew Gardens Hills. Born in the Bronx on April 17, 1947, Ira was a veteran of the Vietnam War, a Staff Sergeant (retired) in the U.S. Army. He worked as a conductor for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority […]