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Queens lawmaker joins rally for traffic safety measures following tragic death of 8-Year-old boy in East Elmhurst

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Mar. 19, 2024 By Bill Parry State Sen. Jessica Ramos, joined by other elected officials and safe streets advocates, rallied Friday to demand the NYS Assembly include Sammy’s Law and other traffic safety measures in the final state budget—just two days after 8-year-old Bayron Palomino Arroyo was struck and killed in her district while walking…
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Long Island City Partnership kicks off month-long Lunar New Year festival celebrating Year of the Dragon at Red Sorghum Restaurant

Feb. 1, 2024 By admin Feb. 1, 2024 By Shane O’Brien The Long Island City Partnership (LICP) launched its annual Lunar New Year business festival Wednesday at the newly-opened Red Sorghum restaurant on Jackson Avenue.  The event marks the beginning of a month-long LIC Lunar New Year celebration honoring the area’s rapidly growing Asian population and saluting the Year of the Dragon.  More than 80 local businesses will take part in the festival, which will take place throughout the month of February. Council Member Julie Won, NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Kevin Kim, Chinese Cultural Center Executive Director Ying Yen,… Read more »

Western Queens residents receive turkeys, hot meals ahead of Thanksgiving

Nov. 22, 2023 By Czarinna Andres New York City Council Member Julie Won, in collaboration with Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement and numerous community partners, held a large-scale Thanksgiving event this past weekend. Over 4,000 residents in the western Queens area received hot meals and turkeys over the course of Saturday and Sunday in a… Read more »