Education Chair Opposes Junior ROTC

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights), chair of the City Council Education Committee, said last week at a City Hall hearing that he opposes Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (JROTC) programs in high schools. JROTC was founded through the National Defense Act of 1916. Its mission today is to teach subjects […]

Focus On Queens, Jan. 16

Christopher Constantino, executive director of Elmhurst Hospital Center, has been named the senior vice president of the Queens Health Network, which includes Elmhurst Hospital Center, Queens Hospital Center and several primary care clinics. He will retain his position at Elmhurst Hospital. Army National Guard Pvt. Carlos U. Mendoza has graduated from basic combat training at […]