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Woodhaven BID and Queens Chamber host free mask pick-up

Yesterday, the Woodhaven Business Improvement District (BID) teamed up with the Queens Chamber of Commerce for an event that provided local businesses with free masks and other PPE.   The masks came as part of a donation of more than 500,000 protective … Continue reading

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Jenifer Rajkumar takes the lead in Assembly race

The unofficial tallies from yesterday’s New York primary were released by the Board of Elections, and it appears that 38th Assembly District candidate Jenifer Rajkumar is poised to make history as the first South Asian elected to the legislative body. … Continue reading

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Outreach provides substance abuse outpatient service via tele-practice

Alcoholism and substance abuse services provider Outreach is reminding the community that its outpatient services have continued through tele-practice during the COVID-19 pandemic. Outreach says it’s offering same-day access to tele-health services on an easy-to-use platform. Services include: Medication Assisted … Continue reading

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Woodhaven Assembly candidate picks up endorsements

Assembly candidate Jenifer Rajkumar has gained several new endorsements in her bid for elected office. Rajkumar, an attorney, CUNY adjunct professor and former state government official, has recently been endorsed by Citizens Union, a good government group. She has also … Continue reading

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Ulrich appointments five women to community boards

Councilman Eric Ulrich has announced the appointment of five women to community boards representing parts of southern Queens, including Broad Channel and Ozone Park. For Community Board 9, Marilyn Custodio, Sister Catherine Feeney, Raquel Olivares and Alexandria Sumpter-Delves have been appointed. Custodio … Continue reading

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Borough president announces appointments to community board

Acting Queens Borough President Sharon Lee today announced her appointments of individuals to serve on Queens’ 14 Community Boards this week. On May 31, the 339 appointees, 76 of which are first time members who have demonstrated a commitment to … Continue reading

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Pet food giveaway in Forest Park tomorrow

The Queens Pet Pantry is hosting a free pet food giveaway tomorrow, June 3, for community pet owners impacted by COVID-19. Food will be available at the George Seuffert, Sr. Bandshell Parking Lot in Forest Park starting at 10:30 a.m. … Continue reading

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Neir’s Tavern is looking for two bartenders

Historic Neir’s Tavern in Woodhaven is hiring! The 190-year-old pub posted on its Facebook page that it’s seeking two part-time, experienced bartenders to join its team. The bar pays a prevailing wage for bartenders, plus tips. They will join a … Continue reading

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Support Woodhaven’s restaurants during COVID-19 pandemic

Although the COVID-19 pandemic is deeply hurting small businesses, residents can still play a meaningful role in supporting local restaurants and food establishments. The Woodhaven Business Improvement District (BID) has released a helpful guide to Woodhaven restaurants that are open for … Continue reading

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Sanders holds virtual community forum on COVID-19

Tomorrow, Senator James Sanders Jr. is a hosting a live, interactive, virtual town hall on Facebook at 12 p.m. The topic of conversation will be the novel coronavirus outbreak. Senator Sanders will be providing updates, as well as answering constituent questions and addressing their concerns. To … Continue reading

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