Non-Profit Pushes Tax Credit Awareness

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer On Jan. 31, elected officials, community partners and residents from western Queens joined a non-profit to recognize Earned Income Tax Credit Awareness Day and encourage New Yorkers to use free tax prep sites to file their taxes. Last year, Urban Upbound, a community development corporation in Long Island City that […]

Local Non Profit Receives 100K Grant

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer A local non-profit organization, Urban Upbound, received a $100,000 grant from the Dept. of Small Business Services, to further its initiative of uplifting the public housing community in Astoria and Long Island City. The competitive grant initiative, awarded to six winners earlier this month, is a part of the Neighborhood […]