Focus On Queens, Jan. 23

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at SUNY Oneonta.
They include:

LIBRARY UPGRADE: Queens Library President and CEO Thomas Galante and Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley demonstrated the newly-installed self-service check-in and check-out equipment at the Queens Library branch in Glendale. Crowley committed more than $2.5 million for upgrades to the project.

LIBRARY UPGRADE:
Queens Library President and CEO Thomas Galante and Councilwoman Elizabeth Crowley demonstrated the newly-installed self-service check-in and check-out equipment at the Queens Library branch in Glendale. Crowley committed more than $2.5 million for upgrades to the project.

Astoria: Victoria Sperazza.
Corona: Christian Abreu.
Glendale: Maxine Bell.
Woodside: Paula Rebancos.

The New York Army National Guard recently announced the reenlistment of members in recognition of their commitment to serve.
Staff Sergeant Jerry Antonatos of Astoria has reenlisted to continue service with the 4th Finance Detachment.
Sergeant Jeanette Torres of Ridgewood has reenlisted to continue service with the 719th Transportation Company.
Staff Sergeant William Elias of Glendale has reenlisted to continue service with the 7th Finance Detachment.

James Boonamnuaysuk of Astoria and Tashi Namgyal of East Elmhurst were named to the President’s List for the fall 2013 semester at SUNY Oswego.

Local students were named to the Deans’ List for the fall 2013 semester at SUNY Oswego. They include:
Astoria: Emily Santos.
Corona: Brian Senajor.
East Elmhurst: Matthew Brady.
Glendale: Patricia Vasili.
Long Island City: Runelvi De La Rosa.
Maspeth: Stephanie Leung.

Guy Cerrito of Middle Village has been named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at Western New England University in Springfield, Mass.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. They include:
Glendale: Michaela Gallagher.
Maspeth: Aleksandra Swiech.
Sunnyside: Anthony Pascual.

Theresa Graham of Jackson Heights was named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at the University of Massachusetts Lowell.

The Ridgewood Democratic Club will host its annual membership brunch from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 25 at 6070 Putnam Ave., Ridgewood. Guest speakers will be U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley and Councilman Antonio Reynoso. Dues renewal is $20 and includes brunch. For information, call (347) 432-3511.

New Officers The Northeast Queens Republican Club recently met to install new officers. Pictured (from left) are Oliver Tan, NEQRC board member and Republican State Committee member; Joan Vogt, NEQRC board member and State Committee member; President Kevin Ryan, Anne Marie Devlin, NEQRC board member and State Committee member; former U.S. Rep. Bob Turner and Councilman Eric Ulrich.

NEW OFFICERS:
The Northeast Queens Republican Club recently met to install new officers. Pictured (from left) are Oliver Tan, NEQRC board member and Republican State Committee member; Joan Vogt, NEQRC board member and State Committee member; President Kevin Ryan, Anne Marie Devlin, NEQRC board member and State Committee member; former U.S. Rep. Bob Turner and Councilman Eric Ulrich.

Community Education Council 24 will hold a business meeting and calendar meeting starting at 6 p.m. Jan. 28 at PS/IS 113, 78-23 87th St., Glendale.

Latin American Cultural Center of Queens will host an ESL and U.S. Citizenship Test preparation courses closing ceremony from 2-3:30 p.m. Jan. 25 at ARROW Community Center, 35-30 35th St., Astoria. The event will include an artistic presentation by Mariachi Mexico Lindo. Admission is free and refreshments will be served.
To RSVP, call (718) 261-7664 or email LACCQ@aol.com.

Vietnam Veterans of America Queens Chapter 32 will host a Super Bowl party at 4 p.m. Feb. 2 at 19-12 149th St., Whitestone. Food, water and soft drinks will be provided. Veterans must RSVP by Jan. 28 to vvachapter32@aol.com or eravet24@aol.com.

The Community Education Council District 24 Special Education Committee will hold an information session 7-9 p.m. Jan. 29 at IS73, 70-02 54th Ave., Maspeth. Guest speaker will be UFT liaison Emma Mendez Camacho.
Local students were named to the Provost’s List for the fall 2013 semester at SUNY Oneonta. They include:
Bayside: Megan Byrnes.
Flushing: Matthew Frankel, Egzone Sulejmani.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at SUNY Oneonta. They include:
Bayside: Megan Byrnes, Mary Mahowald, Michelle Radow, Julia Rosa, Jianan Wang.
College Point: Cynthia Restrepo.
Floral Park: Lisa Stein.
Flushing: Claire Anderson, Matthew Frankel, Joseph Prio, Egzone Sulejmani.
Fresh Meadows: Gia Nigoghossain.
Glen Oaks: Christine Garcia.
Oakland Gardens: Gil Fire, Jason Kreisler.
Whitestone: Angela Amedeo, Derek Casanas, Thomas Pagan.

Air National Guard Airman Timothy D. Atchison 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.
Atchison is the son of Luann Atchison of Fresh Meadows and is a 2011 graduate of Francis Lewis High School in Fresh Meadows.

Local students were named to the President’s List for the fall 2013 semester at SUNY Oswego. They include:
Bellerose: Alison Sito.
Flushing: Trisha-emilia Reyes.
Queens Village: Maya Siegel.

Local students were named to the Deans’ List for the fall 2013 semester at SUNY Oswego. They include:
Bellerose: Tania Leyva, James Rogers.
Flushing: Julian Marzocchi.
Little Neck: Gabrielle Prusak.
Whitestone: Danielle Decesare.

Local students were named to the Dean’s List for the fall 2013 semester at the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania. They include:
Bayside: Jacquelyn Bilik, Andrew Candela, James Maguire.
Flushing: John Esposito.

The Queens Library branch in Whitestone, 151-10 14th Road, will close at the end of business on Jan. 24 for one week to allow for installation of self-service RFID check-in and check-out.

North Shore-LIJ Health System recently announced the appointment of Laura S. Peabody, JD, as its new senior vice president of legal affairs and chief legal officer, and Andrew Schulz, JD, as vice president and general counsel.

Community District Education Council 26 will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 30 in room B44A of MS67, 51-60 Marathon Pkwy., Little Neck.

Queens Community Cultural Judaism will sponsor a screening of the best Israeli documentary film of 2012, “The Gatekeepers,” 2 p.m. Feb. 1 at the UUCQ building on Ash Avenue. A $5 donation will be accepted, with a coffee and cake social. For information, call (718) 380-5362.