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Ulrich to host 2nd annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner

Councilman Eric Ulrich is hosting his second annual Thanksgiving Day dinner on Thursday, November 28 from 2 to 5 p.m. at Villa Russo, located at 101-12 Lefferts Boulevard. The free event is held under this mantra: No one should be alone on Thanksgiving. The councilman started the tradition last Thanksgiving after hearing from several residents who … Continue reading

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QBG works with the City to place new planters on Woodhaven

The City’s Department of Transportation announced on Oct. 27 that it will install more than a dozen planters alongside Woodhaven Boulevard in an effort to add a splash of greenery to the motorway. Over the next year, the flowers will be maintained by the Queens Botanical Gardens. Motorists, cyclists and pedestrians traveling down Woodhaven Boulevard … Continue reading

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Enjoy Thanksgiving Craft at Woodhaven Library

On November 21, children can enjoy Thanksgiving craft activities at the Woodhaven Library, located at 85-41 Forest Parkway. Kids ages six through 12 can make a craft and bring more joy into the world. The event is free. It begins at 4 p.m. To learn more, call 718-849-1010.

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Planters come to Woodhaven Boulevard

Woodhaven Boulevard is about to become more pleasing to the eye. By the end of the week, 15 planters will have been installed on the busiest corridor in Queens between 86th Road and 88th Avenue. The planters, funded by $40,000 from Councilman Eric Ulrich, will be maintained by the Queens Botanical Garden for the first … Continue reading

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Community leaders honored at WRBA dinner dance

On Friday, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association (WRBA) hosted their annual dinner dance fundraiser. The following community leaders were the night’s honorees: Business of the Year: M&M Hardware (Jack Moy) Woman of the Year: 102nd Precinct Deputy Inspector Courtney Nilan Man of the Year: Community Board 9 Chair & Queens Symphony Orchestra Board President Kenichi … Continue reading

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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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