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Jackson Heights Post

The Jackson Heights Post is part of the Queens Post group, a subsidiary of Outer Boro Media, which publishes seven local news sites in Queens and one in North Brooklyn.

We deliver up-to-the-minute reports on education, local politics, small business, crime, real estate and more. Our experienced reporters dig up stories—both big and small—that are of concern to local residents.

The publisher is Christian Murray a veteran journalist who worked as a reporter for Newsday and Thomson Reuters prior to establishing the company. He has a master’s degree from the Columbia School of Journalism and is a graduate of the University of Auckland.

He founded Outer Boro Media and its subsidiaries in 2009. Murray is originally from New Zealand and has been in New York since 1994. He is on the board of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce and the Hunters Point Parks Conservancy.

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    Recent News

    BP launches new advisory panel for youth to become civically engaged in the future of Queens

    In an effort to get more young people involved in civics, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards has created a new advisory panel known as the Youth and Young Adult Council to introduce the “youngest and fiercest” community advocates to both community service and organization.

    Members of the advisory body will advocate concerns through means of community engagement by participating in one of two cohorts. The first will be made up of high school representatives between the ages of 13 and 17, while the second cohort will be comprised of young adults between the ages of 18 and 25.

    Raga sworn in as first-ever Filipino American elected to the state Legislature

    More than 300 community members attended the historic inauguration of Assemblyman Steven Raga as the first Filipino American elected to office in New York state.

    Many who attended the swearing-in event at the Queens Museum in Flushing Meadows Corona Park wore traditional and cultural attire to the event at the building that once housed the General Assembly of the newly formed United Nations from 1946-50 until its current home in Manhattan became available for the world body.

    These Queens eateries are participating in the upcoming NYC Restaurant Week

    NYC Restaurant Week is underway, so nix that skillet and bring family and friends to your favorite neighborhood spot, or get inspired and break bread somewhere new and different. During this special citywide culinary event, food-lovers will enjoy curated menus and prix-fixe prices that are easy on the wallet.

    Bookings began on Jan. 17 and are available until Feb. 12, and you can reserve a table at 30 participating Queens restaurants, along with hundreds more across the five boroughs.

    Man dies in East Elmhurst house fire that left 10 others injured: FDNY

    A man was killed in a fire that broke out inside an East Elmhurst home that also left 10 others injured late Friday night, according to the FDNY.

    The FDNY received a call regarding the two-alarm fire that broke out just after 11 p.m. in a three-story residential home at 24-37 89th St. on Friday, Jan. 20. FDNY sent 25 units consisting of 106 firefighters and EMS workers to the scene. Additionally, officers from the 115th Precinct responded to the scene.