Focus On Queens, April 3

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Washington X. Morales Rosales

Air Force Airman 1st Class Washington X. Morales Rosales graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Morales Rosales is the son of Hilda Merlo of Fresh Meadows and grandson of Laura Merlo of Flushing.

VFW Post 4787, located at 19-12 149th St., Whitestone, will hold its monthly meeting at 8 p.m. on April 14. All veterans who served overseas are invited to attend.

Xiao Li of Fresh Meadows received a Master of Business Administration degree during fall 2013 commencement ceremonies at Brenau University in Gainesville, Ga.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at SUNY New Paltz. They include:
Bayside: Jennifer Beiner, Sara Feinstein, Michelle Gavora, Rebecca Solomowitz, Asia Thornton.
Bellerose: Caitriona Fox, Emily Lazo, Danielle Weisbord.

ST. PATRICK, ST. JOSEPH NIGHTS: The St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus Council 5911 recently held its annual St. Patrick’s and St. Joseph’s Night at the parish annex in Douglaston.

ST. PATRICK, ST. JOSEPH NIGHTS:
The St. Anastasia Knights of Columbus Council 5911 recently held its annual St. Patrick’s and St. Joseph’s Night at the parish annex in Douglaston.

College Point: Jennifer Hong.
Douglaston: Evan Rosenberg.
Floral Park: Sherlyn Abdullah.
Flushing: Natalia Ballester, Christine Baynes, Romina Carvaca, Emily Demirijian, Hannah Fertig, Jamie Han, Alice He, Xiuyan He, Melissa Iachetta, Melissa Maske, Sanghee Min, Lindsay Price, Usman Shakil, Alexandra Sobrino, Alexis Weisman.
Fresh Meadows: Aris Robinson, Kirby Simone.
Glen Oaks: Chloe Baker, Sabrina Sarro.
Little Neck: Alexa Giokas, Matthew Koopersmith, Renee Petrillo, Leah Revello, Robert Revello, Carly Shaw.
Queens Village: Olutayo Oni.
Whitestone: Konstantinos Davaros, Sunny Hoang, Angela Salerno, Conor Tuohy.
Belle Harbor: Cathryn Brown, Megan LaCognata.
Far Rockaway: Latina Khalil.
Forest Hills: Peter Camilleri, Molly Massiello, Sharon Morato, Sharanne Ng.
Kew Gardens: Alana Davila, Alexandra Griffiths, Dean Jones, Daniel Silversmith.
Ozone Park: Sandra Arellano, Sabrina Bode, Rosalba Corrao, Aseah Khan.
Rego Park: Rachel Blum, Kevin Lovo.
Richmond Hill: Kimberly Baldeo Ward.
Rockaway Park: Michael Carnacchio, Katelyn Gill, Michael McCann, Joshua Nelson, Nicole Tesoriero, Matthew Van-Leer Greenberg.
Woodhaven: Alexandra Breton, Alexa Criollo, Marfry Hernandez.

Local students enrolled at Fordham University were recently inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. They include:
Queens Village: Kerren Griffith.
Whitestone: Timotheos Timotheatos Pariotakis.

The New York Army National Guard recently announced the reenlistment of members in recognition of their commitment to serve community, state and nation.
Sgt. James Kim of Flushing has reenlisted to continue service with the 145th Maintenance Company.
Sgt. Mingyong Yen of College Point has reenlisted to continue service with the 37th Finance Detachment.
Staff Sgt. Wei Hsu of Oakland Gardens has reenlisted to continue service with the 4th Finance Detachment.
Sgt. Gerald Edwards of Far Rockaway has reenlisted to continue service with the 1156th Engineer Company.
Staff Sgt. Annette Laffosse of Arverne has reenlisted to continue service with the Company C, 101st Signal Battalion.
Specialist Julio Munoz of Ozone Park has reenlisted to continue service with the Company D, 1-69th Infantry.

Professor Richard McCoy of the Queens College Dept. of English was named Distinguished Professor by the City University of New York Board of Trustees.

Student Council Meeting Borough President Melinda Katz recently met with Corona Arts & Sciences Academy Principal Beth Hert and six members of the school’s student council. The public middle school opened in September.

STUDENT COUNCIL MEETING:
Borough President Melinda Katz recently met with Corona Arts & Sciences Academy Principal Beth Hert and six members of the school’s student council. The public middle school opened in September.

Overeaters Anonymous meets at the Rego Park branch of the Queens Library, 91-41 63rd Drive, Thursdays at 11:15 a.m. The group is designed for weight loss and eating disorders.

The Forest Park Runners Club will present the Forest Park 4-mile Road and Trail Race, starting 10 a.m. May 18. For information and online registration, visit www.forestparkrunners.org.

Upcoming events at the Howard Beach Senior Center include:
Tai Chi with Elaine Fleischman, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Mondays.
Chair aerobics with Charlie Roemer, 10:45-11:45 a.m. Mondays.
Tap Dance with Lois, 9:30-10 a.m. Tuesdays.
Project Staywell exercises with Irma Mains, 10:15-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays.
Art Class, 9:30-11:30 a.m. and 12:30-2:30 p.m. Thursdays.
Supervised Bridge, 9:30-11:30 a.m. Fridays.
Yoga, 10-11 a.m. Fridays.
Duplicate Bridge, 12:45-2:45 p.m. Fridays.
The Howard Beach Senior Center is located at 155-55 Crossbay Blvd., Howard Beach. For more information, call (718) 738-8100.

State Sen. Joseph Addabbo and Assemblyman Michael Miller will host a community recycling day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 6 at the Seuffert Bandshell parking lot in Forest Park. Accepted items will include clothing and textiles, electronics, paper, carpeting and household goods. Participants can also donate books and eyeglasses.
For information, call Frank Fazio in Addabbo’s office at (718) 738-1111.

Upcoming events at the Kew Gardens Community Center include:
The Story of Passover, 1:30 p.m. April 9.
Healthy Living with Dr. Herbert Gingold, 1:30 p.m. April 10.
The Kew Gardens Community Center is located at 80-02 Kew Gardens Road, Suite 202, Kew Gardens.

Frank Caplan of Howard Beach, a student at Queens College, was named to the Honor Roll as a baseball player during the East Coast Conference Player of the Week awards earlier this month.

Catherine Muldoon of Rockaway Park was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Saint Anselm College in Manchester, N.H.

United Methodist Church of Richmond Hill, located at 112-14 107th Ave., Richmond Hill, will hold its annual spring rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 4 and 5.

Local students enrolled at Fordham University were recently inducted into the Phi Kappa Phi honor society. They include:
Ozone Park: Shofiur Razzaque.
Richmond Hill: Juliana Ruiz.