New Family Urgent Care Center Opens

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A new medical facility is coming to Kew Gardens Hills. Urgent-MD Family Urgent Care Centers will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony alongside the Queens Chamber of Commerce on July 24 at 11 a.m. The event will celebrate the addition of the 4,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art medical facility to the community. The center, which […]

Open Closed Polling Places

To The Editor: NYC’s Board of Elections cited a low voter turnout for the June primary and a  declining participation rate over the last few years. There’s a good reason why. The BOE closed a number of polling sites because they were deemed inaccessible to handicapped voters under the Americans With Disabilities Act. Sending absentee […]

Community Celebrates Al-Mamoor School Opening

Elected officials and community leaders gathered on March 30 to celebrate the opening of the Al-Mamoor School in Kew Gardens Hills. The school, established nine years ago, had operated out of the Jamaica Muslim Center until its student body began to outgrow the space. While a member of the State Assembly, Councilman Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest) […]

107th Pct.: Burglary

BURGLARY - On Jan. 3, police arrested five individuals who had been wanted in connection to a burglary inside of JK Deli, at the corner of 71st Avenue and Kissena Boulevard in Kew Gardens Hills. Subsequent to the arrest, officers recovered more than $12,000 in cash removed from an ATM, 3,518 Lotto scratch-off tickets, 162 […]

QJCC Reaffirms Commitment To Borough

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer The Queens Jewish Community Council held a legislative breakfast over the weekend, pledging to continue its support of the Borough, with the help of elected officials. Taking place at the Young Israel of Kew Gardens Hills, the breakfast was an opportunity for the organization to welcome new members of the […]

Protect Lifeline For Queens Seniors

To The Editor: Queens has a rapidly growing elderly population facing severe problems, such as mental illness. Fortunately, there’s a place where many troubled seniors get help – Club Pride, part of the Pride of Judea Mental Health Center at 243-02 Northern Blvd, Douglaston. Funded by the Jewish Board of Family and Children’s Services and […]