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Good old Woodhaven ‘spirits’

When you talk about some of the oldest business still in operation along Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven, which businesses come to mind? Continue reading

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Senior center needs volunteers for Christmas dinner

The CCNS Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Senior Center and Citywide Meals-on-Wheels are hosting Christmas Dinner on Christmas Day at St. Mary Gate of Heaven R.C. Church. Continue reading

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Halloween Costume Contest for the pups

Join the K-9 Korral Dog Run Halloween Costume Contest! The event is taking place at 85th Street and Park Lane South. Judging begins at 2 p.m. There are prizes for best costume for small dog, large dog and best team. $5 entry fee for non-members while members are free! There’s also a Bobbing for Hot … Continue reading

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WRBA Town Hall meeting tomorrow

The next Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association Town Hall meeting is taking place tomorrow at 7 p.m. There are many planned discussion topics in addition to presentations from State Senate candidates Joe Addabbo and Tom Sullivan. The meeting will take place at the American Legion Post 118, 89-02 91st Street (at the corner of 91st Street … Continue reading

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Throwback Thursday: The Wonderful Woodhaven Street Fair

Thousands of community members enjoyed the annual Wonderful Woodhaven Street Festival on Sunday, September 30th. The event was organized by the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation (GWDC) and took place on Jamaica Avenue between 80th Street and Woodhaven Boulevard. Entertainment ranged from live bands, carnival games and children’s rides to pony rides, a gymnastics showcase and … Continue reading

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Ilkiw hosts special Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society presentation

Recently, retired NYPD Detective Ike Ilkiw gave a presentation to the Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society of Mysteries of Woodhaven. Dozens of people listened as he spoke about Mae West and examined whether she lived in the area. West, who was an actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter and comedian, did call Woodhaven home at one point … Continue reading

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Annual Fall Recycling Event in Forest Park to be Hosted by Senator Joseph Addabbo and Assemblyman Mike Miller

On Sunday, September 23rd between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 pm crews will be at the Forest Park Bandshell to collect certain types of electronic waste. This event is a great way to preserve the environment by safely and securely disposing of old electronics and household goods. During their Spring recycling event, Addabbo and Miller helped … Continue reading

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Woodhaven House of the Week 9/1/18

This house is all about the location, location, location! Continue reading

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Woodhaven school is helping to change lives

You have the opportunity to help change someone’s life, and it won’t cost you a penny. Continue reading

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A tribute to Brian Setzer at Forest Park

Are you ready to rock and dance? Continue reading

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