Tag: Community

GoFundMe campaign raises nearly $250K for Jackson Heights woman left paralyzed after being pushed against moving subway train

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May 31, 2023 By Michael Dorgan A GoFundMe page has raised nearly $250,000 for a Jackson Heights woman who was pushed head-first against a moving train in Manhattan last month, leaving her with life-changing neck and spinal injuries. The fund was established for 35-year-old Emine Ozsoy, a graphic designer and barista who was on her… Read more »

Open call for artists to create wall art at large picnic area on Long Island City waterfront

May 24, 2023 By Michael Dorgan Calling all artists! The owner of the waterfront café at Hunters Point South Park in Long Island City is spearheading an initiative that will see a series of colorful murals painted around the establishment’s expansive outdoor dining/picnic area. Frank Ottomanelli, who owns the waterfront cafe “Frank Ottomanelli’s By The… Read more »