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Forum Features Healthcare Discussion

Forum Features Healthcare Discussion

Assemblyman William Scarborough (left), State Sen. Joseph Addabbo and Jamaica Hospital President and CEO Bruce Flanz (right) talked about healthcare in Queens during a Black History Month breakfast on Feb. 21. Photo by Joe Marvilli BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer With the recent enactment of the Affordable Care Act, the state of healthcare is a […]

Guide To Queens Hospitals

Elmhurst Hospital Center 79-01 Broadway Elmhurst, NY 11373 (718) 334-4000 nyc.gov/html/hhc/ehc/html/home/home.shtml Number of beds: 551 Centrally located amid the most ethnically diverse community in the world, Elmhurst Hospital Center is responsible for the care of more than one million Queens residents hailing from every ethnicity and cultural background imaginable. According to Hospital Executive Director and […]

CenterLight Supports Queens’ Project Chaim

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While Project Chaim is known for giving a helping hand to others, it recently received one itself. The Queens Jewish Community Council’s program was given a donation of $5,000 from Michael Fassler, CEO of CenterLight Health System. He had heard about how Project Chaim’s work was threatened by a lack […]

Advertorial: Make Your Circulatory Health A Priority

At New York Hospital Queens, expert vascular and endovascular surgeons can treat circulatory conditions, from silent killers, such as aortic aneurysms, to non-life-threatening issues, such as varicose veins. Minimally invasive treatment options may lead to shorter hospital stays, faster recovery times and fewer infections. Below are some of the most common conditions that our experts […]

Focus On Queens, Feb. 27

Samantha Kantor of Little Neck was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Clark University in Worcester, Mass. Local students received degrees during fall 2013 commencement ceremonies at SUNY Oneonta. They include: Bayside: Jianan Wang, Bachelor of Science degree in human ecology. Bellerose: Jonathan Goldman, Bachelor of Science degree in professional […]

Events In Queens For Feb. 27-Mar. 5

Events In Queens For Feb. 27-Mar. 5

2014 Queens World Film Festival, March 4 – 9 (see below). FRIDAY 2/28 13 MOONS 13 Moons features GrayHawk Perkins, a New Orleans Native American from the Choctaw and Houma tribes. He will perform a unique blend of blues, folk and jazz at Flushing Town Hall. Intertwined with tribal rhythms, language and storytelling, his music […]