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Business Education Day on Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven

The Woodhaven Business Improvement District (BID) partnered with Commissioner of the NYC Department of Consumer Affairs Lorelei Salas, along with her team, as well as the NYC Department of Small Business Services to bring a Business Education Day to Jamaica … Continue reading

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NYBC holds blood drive at Atlas Park mall this Friday

New York Blood Center (NYBC) will host a blood drive this Friday, August 28, at the Shops at Atlas Park. It will last from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. The event is part of a series of weekly blood drives each … Continue reading

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Health Department to conduct adulticide to reduce mosquito activity

The Health Department is conducting aerial larviciding treatment to parts of central Queens to reduce mosquito activity and reduce the risk of West Nile virus on Tuesday, August 18 from 8:30 p.m. to 6 a.m. the following morning. In case … Continue reading

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One Stop Richmond Hill Community Center expands crucial program

One Stop Richmond Hill Community Center will expand its “Mommy & Me” service thanks to a $50,000 allocation from Councilman Eric Ulrich. Mommy & Me provides education programming for local youth, including virtual classes during the pandemic. “The One Stop … Continue reading

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Priest raises $20K for church food pantry

Father Christopher Heanue, administrator at Holy Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, recently completed his “100 Miles of Hope” fundraiser to support the parish’s food pantry. The bike ride was from Holy Child Jesus inRichmond Hill to East Hampton on Long … Continue reading

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New medical care office opens in Ozone Park

On Monday, community members celebrated the grand opening of Sheikh Medical Care PLLC in Ozone Park. Located at 103-02 93rd Street, the practice is led by board certified Dr. Tania M. Skeikh, who boasts a long career as an internal medicine physician. … Continue reading

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Local priest to ride 100 miles to raise funds for food pantry

A local priest is embarking on a 100-mile journey to raise funds for the parish’s food pantry. Father Christopher Heanue, administrator at Holy Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church, is riding from the parish in Richmond Hill to East Hampton, Long … Continue reading

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Advocates host Census “Day of Action” to get counted

Last week, Councilwoman Adrienne Adams joined the U.S. Census Bureau and Chhaya CDC to host a Census “Day of Action.” The event focused on educating and motivating hard-to-count communities in Queens to get counted in the 2020 U.S. Census. A … Continue reading

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Mail collection box in Woodhaven restored

Thanks to the help of a local elected official, a mail collection box in Woodhaven has been restored. Congresswoman Grace Meng announced earlier this week that she convinced the U.S. Postal Service to bring back the box on 98th Street … Continue reading

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Ulrich explains his “no” vote on the budget

On Tuesday night, the New York City Council passed an $88 billion budget for Fiscal Year 2021. The budget process was particularly difficult this year given the billions of dollars the city is losing in revenue due to the COVID-19 … Continue reading

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