Officials Urge Immigration Enrollment

Officials Urge Immigration Enrollment

Assemblyman Francisco Moya, Jessica Orozco, director of Immigration and Civic Engagement at the Hispanic Federationand U.S. Rep. Grace Meng spoke about the importance to apply and reapply for DACA. BY JORDAN GIBBONS Staff Writer U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) held a press conference Tuesday morning to urge undocumented immigrants in New York to enroll and […]

Assembly Passes Library Reform

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A bill to reform the Queens Library is one step closer to becoming law. Assemblyman Jeffrion Aubry (D-Corona)’s bill to introduce more oversight to the Queens Library was met with unanimous approval in the State Assembly on June 10. The legislation now moves to the State Senate, where it is […]

Library Takeover At Hunter’s Point

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Although construction of the Hunter’s Point Community Library was delayed earlier this year, book lovers will have an opportunity to start their summer reading at Gantry Plaza. Last week, Queens Library and Friends of Hunter’s Point Library announced a series of special library services that will bring books and reading […]

NYHQ Gets New Director Of Trauma Care

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer As part of its growing focus on emergency care, New York Hospital Queens has hired a new head of trauma to make sure its services are in peak condition. Dr. Slobodan Jazarevic joined the hospital in February as the new director of Trauma and Critical Care. The retired Army Colonel […]

Lessons On Kindness From A Queens First Grader

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer Isabella Taxilaga, a Flushing resident and first-grader at PS 122, has been named the Grand Prize Winner of the Be Kind People Project’s national student writing contest. The Be Kind People Project is a national nonprofit organization with the dual mission of spreading teacher appreciation and equipping students with relationship […]

No Money Until Galante’s Gone

To the Editor: Three cheers for the two opinions, “What is considered American?” and especially “Workers Deserve Fairness.” As to Queens Library Needs Support  (In Our Opinion),  I take umbrage at the third paragraph:  “Regardless of the troubles the Queens Library has faced in recent weeks….”. I will not make any more contributions until the present […]

NYHQ Acquires Breast Surgery Practice

New York Hospital Queens is continuing its expansion of services throughout the Borough, adding a breast surgery practice in Middle Village to its ranks this week. The hospital announced on April 15 that it has acquired the physician practice of Kap-Jae Sung, M.D., a surgeon who specializes in breast surgery. The practice is located at […]

Focus On Queens, April 10

The Bayside Village Business Improvement District will host its annual arts and crafts festival from noon to 5 p.m. on April 26 near the LIRR station. The BID is looking for artist and creatives selling a wide range of goods. For information, call (718) 423-2434 or visit www.baysidevillagebid.com/artsandcraftsvendors. Chin Lin Huang of Flushing was named […]