All posts tagged "queens"

  • 9/11: Recollection of a tragic day

    Sept. 11, for me, is a tale of two stories. At the time, I was in second grade at a small private school in Queens, N.Y., about a 35-minute subway ride from the World Trade Center. We...

    • Posted September 12, 2013
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  • A personal account in the wake of Hurricane Sandy

    The small island of Queens, N.Y., called Broad Channel, is below sea level, and my home. The town is accustomed to streets flooding during a high tide and full moon, so when it was announced that Hurricane...

    • Posted November 7, 2012
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