Tag: council-member-vickie-paladino

CM Paladino bringing free mammogram bus to Whitestone for breast cancer screenings

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Feb. 21, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Queens Councilwoman Vickie Paladino is leading an initiative to offer free mammogram screenings for breast cancer this March, ensuring access to this crucial health service. Paladino, who represents Whitestone, College Point, Bayside, Little Neck, Douglaston and parts of North Flushing, is offering the free service to her constituents on…
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‘We need accountability’: Queens elected officials, Jewish leaders demand answers on city’s response to antisemitic rampage at Hillcrest High School in Jamaica

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Nov. 27, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens elected officials and Jewish community leaders rallied outside the borough offices of the city Department of Education offices in Ozone Park on Monday, Nov. 27, demanding answers on the city’s lack of transparency over a two-hour antisemitic rampage in the hallways of Hillcrest High School in Jamaica on Nov. 20. Students were seen on video rioting after they discovered a teacher changed her social media profile picture to indicate that she “stand with Israel” on her own device, on her own time, according to Council Member James Gennaro. Videos of the violent rampage…
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Elderly pedestrian killed by dump truck steps from his home

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Oct. 6, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan An elderly man was struck and killed by a dump truck while crossing the street just steps away from his home in College Point on Thursday morning.  Police responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian-involved motor vehicle collision shortly after 7 a.m. on Oct. 5. Officers found the…
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Whitestone street co-naming honors Italian-American civic and cultural group

Aug. 7, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens Councilwoman Vickie Paladino was among the local officials to attend the co-naming of 149th Street at 12th Road in Whitestone to Associazione Sacchesi D’America Way on Aug. 2. Paladino sponsored the co-naming to honor the Associazione Sacchesi D’America, an Italian-American civic and cultural group. “It was a huge…
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Grubhub presents $5K donation to College Point restaurant that was vandalized in March

Jun. 14, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens Councilwoman Vickie Paladino and Grubhub Head of Community Affairs Brett Swanson gathered at Fish Village in College Point on June 13 to announce a $5,000 donation to the restaurant. The donation is an effort to help cover the repair costs after vandals ransacked the restaurant last March. “I’m…
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