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Fixes for Long Lines to Shorten Wait Times Coming to Rochdale Village Post Office

By Editor | October 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Rochdale Village Post Office will be putting new practices into place to deal with long lines and wait times.  “These changes are coming real soon,” said Bernice Williams, Manager Jamaica Post Offices.  Managers Bernice Williams and Kahlil Wilson recently addressed issues Rochdale Village residents were having with mail delivery, particularly their seniors.  The senior […]

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Obamas Choose Kehinde Wiley for Portraits, Read Review of Wiley Exhibit at BAM

By Editor | October 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

The top floor of the Brooklyn Museum is filled with iconic images from art as far back at the fifteenth century.  There are images from the Byzantine Empire, stain glass iconic images like Saint Ursula and the Virgin Martyrs, the sculpture Morpheus from Jean Antonie Houdon.  Images that have inspired individuals and cultures for centuries.  […]

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Hip Hop Pioneers at St. Albans Library

By Editor | October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 by Queens […]

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Mayor de Blasio’s Town Hall at August Martin HS

By Editor | October 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

On Monday, October 16 residents converged on August Martin High School for a Town Hall featuring Mayor de Blasio who referred to Southeast Queens as a “legendary civic minded area”.  The forum was cosponsored by Borough President Melinda Katz, who opened the event with reflections on the Queens, Senator James Sanders, Jr. who served as […]

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Police, Community and Clergy Gather for Healing

By Editor | October 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

“What can we do in the face of senseless acts of violence…in times of unrest and natural disasters,” asked Father Francis Colamaria from Saint Helen’s Church. This question was put in the form of a prayer at NYPD’s Patrol Borough Queens South’s Interfaith Prayer Service.  The service, held on Tuesday October 10 at the Sikh […]

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Cops and Kids have Convo

By Editor | October 9, 2017 | 0 Comments

Where do cops go to eat food? Why do cops need bullet proof vests? These were the questions fielded by Officers Rivera and Whilchez during their visit to the  Scholars Learning Academy & Afterschool located at 111-10 Merrick Boulevard.  They were invited to speak and participate by Director Craig Whitaker on Thursday, September 28, 2017. The […]

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Seniors Rock the Runway!

By Editor | September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

The Alpha Phi Alpha Senior Center hosted its annual fall fashion show.   The runways of Paris and New York have nothing on Southeast Queens seniors that rocked the runways with fashion, flair, finesse in all their finery. Check out our photo gallery of senior style here. ” order_by=”sortorder” order_direction=”ASC” returns=”included” maximum_entity_count=”500″]

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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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