Focus On Queens, Oct. 24

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A Reason To Smile
The Queens Economic Development Corp. and Walgreens recently teamed up to bring healthy smiles to children  through the Colgate Dental Mobile in Corona Plaza. Pictured are Walgreens store manager Edgar Gutierrez and Dr. Dominique Juste, of Colgate.

The American-Italian Cancer Foundation’s mobile no-cost breast cancer screening program has four upcoming dates in Queens. They include:
Oct. 27: Holy Child Jesus School, 111-02 86th Ave.,  Richmond Hill.
Oct. 30: Queens Library, 89-11 Merrick Blvd., Jamaica.
Nov. 1: Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center, 6200 Beach Channel Drive,  Arverne.
Nov. 2: Cityview Pharmacy, 23-07 Astoria Blvd., Astoria.
To schedule an appointment, call (877) 628-9090.

The USTA Training Center will hold open tryouts on Nov. 16 for aspiring boys and girls tennis players ages 9-13 for acceptance into its afterschool feeder training program. Tryouts will be held at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center at Flushing Meadows Corona Park. To apply, visit www.usta.com/about-usta/training-centers.

Upcoming Queens Halloween events include:
Haunted Lantern Tour, 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 25-26, Fort Totten, 212th Street and Bell Boulevard, Bayside.
Halloween Haunted House, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 25-27, Queens County Farm Museum, 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Floral Park. Cost is $4.
Halloween Pet Parade, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 26, Windmuller Park, 52nd Avenue and 39th Drive, Woodside.
Canine Costumes Carnival, noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 26, Freeway Dog Park, 83-02 Beach Channel Drive, Rockaway.
Boo at the Zoo, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 26-27, Queens Zoo, 53-51 111th St., Corona. Cost is $8 for adults, free for
children in costume accompanied by adult.
For more Halloween events, visit www.itsinqueens.com/festivals/halloween.

Local students received degrees during summer 2013 commencement ceremonies at Binghamton University. They include:
Beechhurst: Nicole Gorga, Bachelor of Science degree in human development.
Flushing: David Chen, Bachelor of Science degree in computer science; Alfredo Hung, Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering; Richard Kang, Bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering; Matthew McMahon, Bachelor of Science degree in nursing; Filip Malaric, Bachelor of Science degree in accounting; Alexander Isacc, Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy general; Fanny Chu, Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry; Daniel Rossman, Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy, politics and law; Chengcheng Luo, Bachelor of Science degree in economics; Harry Zhao, Bachelor of Arts degree in math actuarial; Ken Chan, Bachelor of Science degree in financial economics; Mao Lin, Masters of Science degree in electrical engineering; Robert Polan, Masters in Business Administration degree.
Whitestone: Jennifer Lui, Bachelor of Science degree in bioengineering; Cathy Miao, Bachelor of Science degree in nursing; Emily Lapadura, Bachelor of Arts degree in rhetoric global culture; Francesco Izzo, Bachelor of Arts degree in history; Saraj Lin, Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology; Nicholas Palazzolo, Bachelor of Science degree in economics; Serena Jang, Bachelor of Arts degree in anthropological perspecitives; Stephanie Parente, Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature and creative writing; Diana Buchhalter, Bachelor of Science degree in human development.
Bayside: George Hadjiconstantinou, CERT degree in non-profit administration and a Masters of Public Administration degree; Mei Shan Ng, Masters of Science degree in chemistry, math, science and engineering; Paul-Sung-Pyo Park, Masters of Arts degree in biological sciences; Adam Sebag, Bachelor of Arts degree in biological sciences; Casey Stroz, Bachelor of Arts degree in history; Cody DeMarco, Bachelor of Arts degree in biological sciences; Derek Gumb, Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy, politics and law; Ah Lee, Bachelor of Arts degree in Chemistry; Megan McCaffrey, Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology; Derrick Wong, Bachelor of Science degree in accounting; Vincent Dao, Bachelor of Science degree in accounting; Michelle Chew, Bachelor of Science degree in management marketing; Alexander Stergiou, Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering.
Bellerose: Mohammad Khan, Bachelor of Science degree in biochemistry; Jennifer Roganti, Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature and rhetoric; Vinu Sreekumar, Bachelor of Science degree in industrial systems engineering. Floral Park: Nicole Palermo, Bachelor of Science degree in human development and Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Mario Costa, Bachelor of Science degree in cell and molecular biology; Sean Paboon, Bachelor of Arts degree in economics.
Fresh Meadows: Fred Wen, Masters of Science degree in accounting; Ariel Elyahu, Bachelor of Arts degree in biological sciences; Mackenzie Yee, Bachelor of Arts degree in philosophy, politics and law; Lindsay Chin, Bachelor of Arts degree in biological sciences; Moonju Lee, Bachelor of Arts degree in Korean studies; Dakota Gangi, Bachelor of Arts degree in environmental studies and environmental anthropology; Artur Yakubov, Bachelor of Arts degree in English; Kenneth Chung, Bachelor of Arts degree in mathematical sciences; Seul Chae, Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting; Jonathan Pascal, Bachelor of Science degree in accounting; Francis Poon, Bachelor of Science degree in management finance.
Glen Oaks: Nimit Patel, Bachelor of Science degree in nursing.
Queens Village: Swagato Bhattacharyya, Bachelor of Science degree in integrated neuro molecular track; Elie Woolf, Bachelor of Science degree in accounting; Nayan Jaishri Naidoo, Bachelor of Science degree in industrial systems engineering.

The 109th Police Precinct will host its sixth annual Halloween Open House as a safe option for Trick or Treating, from 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 31 at the precinct, 37-05 Union St., Flushing. For information, email 109precinctcc@gmail.com.

Flushing Camera Club will meet 7 p.m. Nov. 6 and Nov. 20 in the Flushing Hospital auditorium, 146-01 45th Ave.,
Flushing. For information, visit www.flushingcameraclub.org.

BE Rally Together
Rally Together
Assembly members David Weprin and Barbara Clark and Borough President Candidate Melinda Katz gathered on Oct. 16 to protest vandalism and hate crimes in Bellerose.