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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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La Oficina Grill & Bar opens in Woodhaven

Joining the many delicious restaurants in Woodhaven, latin restaurant La Oficina Grill & Bar opened last week on Jamaica Ave. Cecilio Albayero, the owner, has been in the restaurant business for over 20 years, as La Oficina is his 15th restaurant. With a contemporary menu, some of the best dishes offered are the arepas and … Continue reading

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Join the Party at Neir’s Tavern for Bingo, Karaoke and more this week

Woodhaven watering hole Neir’s Tavern, considered one of the oldest bars in all five boroughs, has a fun-filled week ahead with Trivia Night, Bingo and You’re The Star Karaoke by DJ Chris Forde. Freebies, prizes and deals are sure to make your night at Neir’s Tavern well worth it! Admission is free to all of … Continue reading

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