Tag: assemblywoman-jenifer-rajkuma

Holiday spirit shines bright at annual Christmas tree lighting in Ozone Park


Dec. 6, 2023 By Anthony Medina A Christmas tree shines brightly once again in Ozone Park for the fifth year in a row, thanks to the efforts of local community organizations and elected officials. The Ozone Park Block Association, in conjunction with the Woodhaven Lions Club, the Kiwanis Club of Howard beach-Ozone Park-Woodhaven, Our Neighbors…
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AM Rajkumar, local Lions Club give out free turkeys to Richmond Hill residents ahead of Thanksgiving


Nov. 21, 2023 By Anthony Medina Assemblymember Jenifer Rajkumar distributed over 400 Turkeys to families in need outside her district office in Woodhaven on Friday, Nov. 17. Residents near Rajkumar’s district office, which is located on Woodhaven Boulevard in Woodhaven, were eager to get their hands on a free Thanksgiving turkey and undeterred by the…
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‘Who is protecting the Sikhs?’ Mayor Adams joins AM Rajkumar in calls to stop hate crimes in NYC

Photo Credit: Benny Polatseck | Mayoral Photography Office

Oct. 31, 2023 By Anthony Medina In the wake of a string of attacks on people of the Sikh faith, Mayor Eric Adams joined Assemblymember Jenifer Rajkumar and Sikh leadership at a temple in South Richmond Hill to call for an end to hate crimes against Sikhs. City officials and religious leaders gathered on Oct. 29 inside the Baba Makhan Shah Lubana Sikh Center, where they heard about the death of Jasmer Singh, 66, a family man and cherished member who died from injuries sustained in an alleged road rage incident this month. The victim’s son, Subeg Singh Multani, spoke…
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‘A pillar of our community’: Candlelight vigil commemorates beloved school crossing guard who died in the line of duty


Oct. 24, 2023 By Anthony Medina Numerous flower bouquets and candles were placed at the street post at the corner of Woodhaven Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue where many remembered seeing school crossing guard Krystyna Naprawa on the job. The 63-year-old school crossing guard died on Friday, Oct. 20, when a dump truck driver who was making a right-hand turn from Woodhaven Boulevard and onto Atlantic Avenue struck Naprawa. On Monday, Oct. 23, four days after her death, members of the Woodhaven and Ozone Park communities joined elected officials, friends and family members for a candlelight vigil in memory of Naprawa…
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NYPD commissioner to attend public safety town hall in Woodhaven on Wednesday


Sep. 18, 2023 By Anthony Medina Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar will host a public safety town hall featuring NYPD Commissioner Edward Caban and top brass from the NYPD on Wednesday. The public safety town hall will be held at the Woodhaven Manor, located at 96-01 Jamaica Ave. in Woodhaven, from 5 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday,…
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Queens assemblywoman’s legislative proposals amplify NYC’s call for migrant crisis action and aid


Sep. 13, 2023 By Anthony Medina The legislative proposals from Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar in September have boosted the city’s call for more action and aid in regard to the migrant crisis. On Tuesday, Sept. 12, when Rajkumar announced the introduction of a bill, A8037, aimed at getting asylum seekers much anticipated work authorization in the…
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Woodhaven BID back-to-school event offers free backpacks, supplies to local kids

Aug. 25, 2023 By Anthony Medina The Woodhaven Business Improvement District (BID) joined forces with Queens legislators and local organizations to support a back-to-school event in which free school supplies and backpacks were distributed on Thursday, Aug 24.  Parents and guardians lined up alongside the Chase Bank located at 84-01 Jamaica Ave. in Woodhaven, on the crossroads of Forest Parkway and Jamaica Avenue, for a chance to receive a free backpack filled with school supplies from the Woodhaven BID.  The Woodhaven BID back-to-school event was sponsored by Assemblywoman Jenifer Rajkumar, Councilwoman Joann Ariola, Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., along with…
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