Underutilized SSA Building Raises Questions

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Sept. 19, 1982, was an historic day for Jamaica. Elected officials, civic leaders and business owners gathered to celebrate under a colorful tent on a vacant lot that was soon to be the site of a $92 million building – the new home to the Social Security Administration offices. The […]

Crowley, Gillibrand Praise Kosher Amendment

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and U.S. Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) recently applauded the enactment of their amendment to ensure that kosher and halal food pantries receive an adequate supply of food for hungry families as part of the Emergency Food Assistance Program. Included in the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act, also […]