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Queens Borough President endorses Johanna Carmona for the 37th Assembly District race

May. 6, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 6, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Queens Borough President Donovan Richards has endorsed Johanna Carmona for the New York State Assembly, significantly boosting her campaign in the competitive race for the 37th Assembly District encompassing Long Island City, Sunnyside, Woodside, Maspeth, Blissville, Hunters Point, Middle Village and Ridgewood. Richards’… Read more »

Marty Dolan officially on ballot for June Democratic primary, AOC faces challenger


May. 3, 2024 By Emily Swanson U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez officially faces a challenger in the upcoming Democratic primary.  Marty Dolan, 66, has received notice from the NYC Board of Elections that he will be on the ballot for the June primary against Ocasio-Cortez, who will face a primary challenger for the first time since…
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LIC-based Fortune Society hosts third-annual Tech Fair for justice-involved New Yorkers

Apr. 30, 2024 By Czarinna Andres April 30, 2024 By Queens Post News Team New York-based non-profit the Fortune Society held its third-annual Tech Fair in Long Island City on Wednesday, providing dozens of justice-involved New Yorkers with an opportunity to learn about opportunities in the information and technology sector.  The Tech Fair, which took… Read more »

Families gather in Queensbridge Park for inaugural Earth Day Picnic

Apr. 24, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Apr. 24, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Dozens of families gathered in Queensbridge Park on Monday to mark the first-annual Earth Day Picnic, celebrating plans to transform New York City’s largest fossil fuel powerplant into a renewable energy hub.  The event, hosted by Queens-based energy asset management company… Read more »

Community rallies to preserve Queensbridge composting as Parks Dept. eviction looms

Apr. 24, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Apr. 24, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Elected officials and environmental advocates rallied on the grounds of a nationally recognized community composting site in Long Island City on Friday to prevent the NYC Parks Department from evicting the non-profit organization that operates it. The Long Island City composting site underneath… Read more »

Congressional art competition showcases student talent from AOC’s district

Apr. 23, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Students from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s district gathered in Astoria last week to showcase their visual art submissions for the Congressional Art Competition. The inaugural showcase, held on April 19 at the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens on 30th Road in Astoria, displayed several pieces by high… Read more »

Top-prize-winning Take 5 ticket sold at Astoria store

Apr. 23, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The New York Lottery announced Tuesday that a top-prize-winning ticket for the Take 5 evening drawing was sold Monday, Apr. 22, at an Astoria store. The ticket, valued at $33,378, was sold at Metrocare Pharmacy Inc., located at 21-12 36th Ave. The winning Take 5 numbers are drawn from… Read more »

Stacy Bliagos, executive director of HANAC, talks senior services and youth programming with QNS


Apr. 19, 2024 By Athena Dawson Stacy Bliagos, executive director of HANAC, an Astoria-based Hellenic non-profit organization, spoke exclusively to QNS about the organization’s dedication to helping Queens’ most vulnerable residents.  Originally founded in 1972 by reporter George Douris, the Hellenic American Neighborhood Action Committee (HANAC) is a social services organization based out of Astoria…
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