Author: Czarinna Andres

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Dozens attend Key to the City immigrant event in Jackson Heights

June 13, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Dozens of immigrants attended a Key to the City event providing information about the community services and immigration law at Queens Public Library (QPL) Langston Hughes in Jackson Heights on Friday, June 7. The event, organized by the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC), connected members of New… Read more »

Jackson Heights gears up for ‘The New Queens Pride’ celebration Sunday

May 29, 2024 By Queens Post News Team The vibrant streets of Jackson Heights will host the 32nd annual Queens Pride on Sunday, June 2, in celebration of Pride month. Promising a rainbow of festivities and community engagement, “The New Queens Pride” is set to delight from noon to 6 p.m. The festival and parade… Read more »

Congresswoman Meng visits Elmhurst hospital to celebrate projects from $1.8 Million federal funding

May 21, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng visited New York City Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst on Monday afternoon to celebrate the $1.8 million in federal funding she secured for two major projects. The bigger share of funding was designated for the renovation of the first-floor Infectious Diseases Clinic – the hospital’s oldest section,… Read more »

Planet Fitness to open in Corona next month

May 15, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Planet Fitness, a chain of fitness centers known for its ‘Judgement Free Zone®’ philosophy, is set to open its newest facility in Corona at the end of June. The new establishment, located at 97-01 Northern Blvd, is currently offering introductory memberships for as little as $1 down with no… Read more »

Dozens gather at Jackson Heights rally calling on Ramos to support Metropolitan Park

May 14, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Dozens of local residents, community leaders and small business owners gathered at Diversity Plaza in Jackson Heights Monday afternoon for a rally calling on State Sen. Jessica Ramos to endorse the $8 billion Metropolitan Park proposal. The proposal would transform 50 acres of parking lot adjacent to… Read more »

Assemblymember Raga hosts second annual AAPI Heritage Month celebration at Elmhurst Hospital

May 13, 2024 By Queens Post News Team More than 100 people gathered at Elmhurst Hospital on Saturday afternoon for the second annual celebration in honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month.  The event, organized by New York Assemblymember Steven Raga, featured several cultural performances from music and dance groups from all… Read more »

Op-Ed | Pressure vs Passion: Making the case for pursuing joy in high school

May 8, 2024 By Chris Herman Our teenagers are under immense pressure, and high school has become more a time for curating resumes than exploring new interests. Decisions about which activity to join or how to spend February break are now dictated by what colleges they might want to see. Teenagers specialize earlier and select… Read more »

30th Annual Queens Pride Parade Draws Big Crowd to Jackson Heights

June 6, 2022 By Czarinna Andres Thousands of people gathered on the streets of Jackson Heights Sunday to celebrate Pride Month with the return of the borough’s largest pride event. More than 100 groups marched down 37th Avenue for the 30th Annual Queens Pride Parade after a two-year absence due to the COVID-19 pandemic. NYC… Read more »

New York Blood Center is Holding a Series of Blood Drives as Supply is Low

June 3, 2022 By Czarinna Andres The New York Blood Center (NYBC) is holding a series of blood drives throughout Queens this month to help bolster the region’s blood supply that is currently at an alarmingly low level. The center is calling for more blood donors, due to a drop in donations since the Memorial… Read more »