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Far Rockaway Jewish Alliance endorses Queens DA Katz for re-election

Apr. 3, 2023 By Bill Parry The Far Rockaway Jewish Alliance announced its endorsement of Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz in her re-election bid just days ahead of Passover, during which time the NYPD will deploy additional resources at synagogues around the five boroughs. Katz greeted members of the Alliance, one of the borough’s largest…
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Three years later, Elmhurst Hospital closes its COVID-19 testing site

Apr. 3, 2023 By Danielle Louie A sign was flipped over the door of the COVID-19 testing site located at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, marking it officially closed. To mark the special occasion, 15 hospital staff ‘heroes’ were honored for their hard work in front of a crowd filled with smiles and cheers. Outside the…
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NYC nonprofit DOVE program providing assistance for domestic abuse survivors

Apr. 3, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The Hellenic American Neighborhood Action Committee’s (HANAC) Domestic Violence Program (DOVE) has been working to assist survivors of domestic abuse by providing them with the necessary protection and services. Following the state Senate’s recent passage of a bill aimed at enhancing the scope of health equity assessments to now…
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Distinguished honorees feted at 2023 Caribbean Life Impact Awards

Mar. 31, 2023 By Nelson A. King Over three dozen distinguished honorees were feted Thursday night as Caribbean Life hosted its annual Caribbean Impact Awards presented by Elliot Ifraimoff & Associates P.C, Injury Attorneys. 38 honorees strutted their stuff, on the red carpet, before over 570 effervescent patrons, to pulsating Caribbean music before receiving their prestigious award in […]

Queens goes green: Borough’s first woman-owned adult-use cannabis dispensary celebrates soft opening in Jamaica

Mar. 30, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Dozens of customers were lined up outside of Good Grades, Queens’ first woman-owned adult-use retail cannabis dispensary, which celebrated its soft opening in Jamaica on Thursday, March 30. The new cannabis shop, located at 162-03 Jamaica Ave., opened its doors at 2:45 p.m., and customer Rico Brown could not…
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Queens Theatre presents three-day festival celebrating Latin music, dance and theater

Mar. 29, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed This spring, Queens Theatre is presenting performances by various renowned Latin artists, headlined by the return of its annual three-day Latin Culture & Dance Fiesta from Friday, March 31, through Sunday, April 2.  The three-day festival features dynamic performances to celebrate Latin culture through song, dance, humor and music….
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East Coast Pro Wrestling hosts charity event in Queens

Mar. 28, 2023 By Dean Moses East Coast Pro Wrestling (ECPW) set up its ring in Queens to do a battle for charity, with a special appearance by a former WWE superstar. The battleground was set inside Elmhurst’s Brooklyn Queensborough Elks Lodge for a series of grappling matches on March 25. This event came exactly one…
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Met Council leader warns of ‘catastrophe’ for low-income families in Queens due to lack of pandemic-era federal food aid

Mar. 28, 2023 By Bill Parry As an accomplished legislator, law professor and media personality with broad experience in government and not-for-profit organizations, Met Council CEO and executive director David Greenfield is well aware of the power of words. With Passover arriving on Wednesday, April 5, and with federal pandemic food assistance no longer available…
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