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Op-ed: 2024 should be the year we keep our promise to immigrant New Yorkers

Feb. 9, 2024 By Jessica González-Rojas and Gustavo Rivera As we usher in the new year, we are presented with an opportunity to honor a commitment made by Governor Hochul in 2022 – by passing and enacting Coverage for All, a bill that would offer health coverage to low-income undocumented New Yorkers. The federal government… Read more »

Elected officials celebrate opening of 30-unit development in Corona, with apartments for low income seniors and people with substance use disorders

Feb. 5, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann Elmcor Youth and Adult Activities representatives, community members, and city and elected officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Feb. 2 to celebrate the opening of Elmcor’s first supportive and affordable permanent housing development at 104-10 Northern Blvd. in Corona. The building, named after Helen M. Marshall, the first African-American… Read more »

Assemblymember González-Rojas champions CARES act to aid non-citizen crime victims in New York

Jan. 26, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas and advocates held a rally in Corona Plaza Thursday to draw attention to legislation that she has introduced, that aims to provide assistance to non-citizen victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, and torture. The bill, which is being called the New York Connect and Recognize Every… Read more »

Join the Mulchfest magic: Recycle your Christmas tree in Queens starting Dec. 26

Dec. 21, 2023 By Kirstyn Brendlen It’s the mulch wonderful time of the year! Mulchfest, the city’s annual Christmas tree “tree-cycling” program, is returning to Queens starting Dec. 26. From Dec. 26 to Jan. 7, residents are invited to take part in the tradition by dropping their live Christmas trees off at one of 15 Mulchfest… Read more »