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Senior Appreciation Month 2017_Event Listing

By Editor | September 7, 2017 | 0 Comments

Its time to celebrate seniors. Check out this very extensive list of great programs for seniors.  Events include concerts, luncheons, movies, bowling and more.  There is something for everyone!    Senior Appreciation Month 2017  Elected Official Event / Date Arrival Time Location Contact Name Contact Phone Mayor Office of Community Affair Sept. 7, 2017 “Oldies […]

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So You Want to Open A Food Business

By Editor | August 31, 2017 | 0 Comments

So you make a killer oxtail stew and you want to be in the food business.  Then the Jamaica Food Entrepreneurship and Services Training Space is for you.  Jamaica FEASTS is a free incubator program for aspiring food entrepreneurs.  It entails 12 weekly classes on how to open your own food business.  Topics include, but […]

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Young Democrats Protest Incident in Charlottesville

By Editor | August 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, August 15 the Queens County Young Democrats’ (QCYD) Caucus of Color hosted a rally against hate and bigotry.   The rally was in response to the recent events in Charlottesville VA at which one person was killed.  The Charlottesville rally was organized by White Nationalist.  The rally was the brainchild of one of QCYD’s […]

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Residents Celebrate Summer 2017 with a Host of Events and Giveaways

By Editor | August 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Backpack and school supplies giveaways, health fairs, Caribbean Festivals, Outdoor concerts and Friends and Family events had residents enjoying the outdoors these final weeks of summer.  Music can be heard filtering through the streets while bouncy houses frame the landscape with the sounds of children’s laughter.  Residents will not let summer go without a good […]

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‘Central Park Five’ documentary screens to community youths

By Managing Editor | July 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

Korey Wise speaks to youth after documentary viewing [This article was originally published in 2013. As renewed interest in the ‘Central Park Five’ story emerges, this article is being reposted.] It is one movie that you are happy to know the outcome. ‘The Central Park Five’, is a documentary that examines the 1989 case of

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Community Fights Against Alcohol at Parks Events

By Managing Editor | June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

Days prior to the R&B concert event ‘Groovin’ in the Park’, civic leaders, residents, elected official representatives and Southern Queens Parks Association (SQPA) board members met with representatives from the Parks Department to discuss authorizing alcohol as part of the event. The community’s position was clear. No alcohol. Although NYC Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver’s presence

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Hip Hop Pioneers at St. Albans Library

By Managing Editor | June 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

DJ Divine MC Davy Jay, DJ Divine, DJ Casino, Livio G… These names may not be household names, but they represents artists one who paved the way for the likes of Jay Z, Kayne West and Kendrick Lamar. They are just a few of the Queens Hip Hop Pioneers featured in a photo exhibit curated

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Delta Ladies Support Gun Violence Awareness

By Managing Editor | June 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

by Roslin SpignerMembers of the Queens Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., canvassed the streets of Queens distributing flyers in orange tees on National Gun Violence Day June 2, 2017. Wearing the color orange in June is more than just a bold fashion statement.This vibrant color that demands to be seen is the

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