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Pridefest celebrating diversity in comics and beyond at Flushing Town Hall June 29

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Jun. 18, 2024 By Athena Dawson Flushing Town Hall is set to present an exciting Pridefest for creatives to enjoy with the Women in Comics Collective International (WinC) Creative Conference: Pridefest, on Saturday, June 29.  The event at 137-35 Northern Blvd. in Flushing will highlight the work of women and LGBTQ+ people of color who…
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Three key Queens State Assembly primary races that could shake up Albany representation

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Jun. 18, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan While many seats in New York’s primary election this June are uncontested, three State Assembly races in Queens could alter the borough’s representation in Albany.  Both one-term and long-term incumbents are facing fresh challengers who are hoping to snag the seat and address issues such as housing, public safety,…
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Queens Borough Hall celebrates Pride Month

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Jun. 18, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann The LGBTQIA+ community and allies joined Queens Borough President Donovan Richards to celebrate Queens’ vibrant and diverse LGBTQIA+ community at the Helen Marshall Cultural Center at Queens Borough Hall on June 13.    Emcees of the Pride Month celebration were Deputy Borough President Ebony Young and Jonathan Imperial, senior advisor…
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Hollis Hills residents consider lawsuit against Con Ed for not informing them of asbestos remediation work on Union Turnpike

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Jun. 17, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Residents of Hollis Hills are considering a class action lawsuit after discovering that asbestos remediation was being worked on along Union Turnpike, and they were not informed of it before it began.  The original project, which began in January 2023, was a reconstruction of the center median between Hollis…
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Celebrating a decade of compassionate care: TSINY Miele’s Respite Program thrives in Queens Village

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Jun. 14, 2024 By Athena Dawson Dozens of local community members, elected officials and staff gathered at Transitional Services for New York (TSINY) Miele’s Respite for its 10th-anniversary celebration on Wednesday, June 12. Located on the Creedmoor Psychiatric Center Campus in Queens Village, the respite program provides an alternative to hospitalization for clients with psychosis-related…
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