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Teej Festival in Elmhurst celebrates Nepalese culture with evening of fun and music

Sep. 20, 2023 By Ethan Marshall More than 450 people gathered for an evening full of fun and music at the 2023 Teej Festival on Sept. 17 in Elmhurst. Several local elected officials sent their Teej greetings at the festival celebration, including Mayor Eric Adams, Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Congresswoman Grace Meng and…
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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… Read more »