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Equity Playground NYC Soccer Initiative opens in Woodhaven

Assemblyman Mike Miller recently attended the Equity Playground NYC Soccer Initiative ribbon cutting ceremony in Woodhaven.  The effort to bring a new mini pitch was a collaboration between the Parks Department, Miller, Mayor’s Fund to Advance New York City, ADIDAS, Etihad Airways, New York City Football Club and Frank DeSario, Principal of The Woodhaven Elementary … Continue reading

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Local residents honored for hair donation to cancer patients

Councilwoman Adrienne Adams and Community Board 9 honored three local sisters who donated their hair to help make wigs for cancer patients. Safia Mohamed, 8, Saudia Mohamed, 12, and Stacey Sanichara, 26, got their hair cut free of charge at Aracelis Unisex Salon in Richmond Hill. They then donated the hair to Erna Blackman, the … Continue reading

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Miller hosts Annual Hispanic Heritage Event

Assemblyman Mike Miller recently held his Annual Hispanic Heritage Event at the Richmond Hill Block Association to honor the contributions of the local Latino community.  In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, which stretches from September 15th to October 15th, Miller presented citations to five individuals for their contributions to the community. Among those being honored were Ozone Park Kiwanis Club Member Carmen … Continue reading

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State Senator Joe Addabbo Hosting Mobile Office Hours

Need to speak with State Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr.? Well, you can meet with him during his upcoming mobile office hours. Stop by the Peninsula Library on 92-25 Rockaway Beach Blvd in Rockaway Beach on Thursday, October 3 from 5:30-7 p.m.

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190th Anniversary of Neir’s Tavern Block Party

Celebrate 190 years of Neir’s Tavern! It will be fun for the whole family. Featuring a bouncy castle, street games, popcorn, raffles & more! To take part in the day, you can also purchase a journal ad. The event will take place on Saturday, October 5 from 12 to 6 p.m. at 88th Ave btwn … Continue reading

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Fall Festival comes to Forest Park

On Saturday, October 12, everyone is invited to the Fall Festival at Victory Field in Forest Park. This free family-friend event will run from noon to 3 p.m. There will be arts and crafts, games, music, live entertainment, pumpkins (of course) and more! Hosted by the Parks Department, the event is sponsored by Councilman Eric … Continue reading

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Health department conducts adulticide tomorrow

On Thursday, September 5 between 8:30 a.m. and 6 a.m. the following morning, the Health Department is conducting another adulticide treatment to reduce mosquito activity and the risk of West Nile virus. Trucks will spray pesticides in sections of Queens, including parts of Woodhaven, Briarwood, Forest Park and Kew Gardens. In case of bad weather, the … Continue reading

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Mobile breast cancer screening van stopping in Woodhaven

The American-Italian Cancer Foundation’s (AICF) Mobile, No-Cost Breast Cancer Screening Program is coming to Woodhaven. The screening program provides mammograms and clinical breast exams to uninsured and medically underserved New York City women. The mobile van will be in Woodhaven on Wednesday, September 11 from 2 to 4:30 p.m. To schedule an appointment please call … Continue reading

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All Nations Baptist Church gets pantry funding

The food pantry at a Woodhaven church is getting a much-needed boost. Councilman Bob Holden’s office announced that All Nations Baptist of Church is one of 10 recipients of funding to stock their food pantries. In total, $95,595 was allocated to the 10 sites. The funding was much appreciated by David Tinsley, food pantry supervisor … Continue reading

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Formativas Barcelona SC – NYC Football Academy Hosting August Try Outs

Do you have kids longing to be the next big soccer superstar? NYC’s Formativas Barcelona SC Football Academy will be holding try outs for children ages 8 to 15 who want to join their program for children. August try outs will be held on Tuesday, August 27 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. for boys and … Continue reading

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