Tag: community-service

Astoria welcomes ‘Our House’: A new co-working and community space

Apr. 11, 2024 By admin Apr. 11, 2024 By Allison Kridle If you were to ask a Queens resident what’s one thing they want more of, they will likely reply: Space. For Astorians, many crave a place to gather, work, create, and meet neighbors or somewhere that feels like home where they can be productive all in one. Astoria business owners Anna Budinger, Alexandra Wolkoff and Kayli Kunkel saw this void and created Our House, “Astoria’s living room.” During the week from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m., you will find Our House members in a cozy, co-working space, using their… Read more »

Citizens Bank supports Queens community with new initiatives and sponsorships

Apr. 11, 2024 By admin Apr. 11, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain Citizens Bank announced a series of new initiatives to support a range of community programs in Queens over the summer, becoming the first-ever title sponsor of the Queens 10K.  The event, organized by New York Road Runners, is part of the organization’s Five-Borough… Read more »

Queens Council on the Arts merging with Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens

Mar. 27, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_72517" align="alignnone" width="874"] The brain trust behind the merger (l to r) Walter Sanchez, Frank Raffaele and Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens CEO Costa Constantinides. Photo courtesy of Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens[/caption]
Mar. 27, 2024 By Bill Parry

Jackson Heights organization focused on community journalism awarded $250K grant to establish neighborhood hub

Jan. 31, 2024 By Ethan Marshall A Jackson Heights organization dedicated to community journalism has been awarded $250,000 to establish a community hub dedicated to content creation, art exhibits and programming and civic engagement. Epicenter-NYC, an online media company launched in 2020 to help New Yorkers navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, secured the grant to establish… Read more »

Council Member Moya distributes toys at Corona school to mark the celebration of Three Kings Day

Jan. 5, 2024 By admin Jan. 5 2024 By Czarinna Andres Students at P.S.110Q-The Tiffany School in Corona were greeted with smiles and excitement during Council Member Francisco Moya’s Three Kings Day toy distribution event. Moya, in collaboration with the Carpenter Contractor Alliance of Metropolitan New York (Local 45), distributed over 100 toys to children… Read more »

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… Read more »