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Queensborough Community College hosts annual Partners for Progress Gala celebrating community leaders and student success


May. 17, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Queensborough Community College’s (QCC) Partners for Progress Gala, held on May 16 at Terrace on the Park in Flushing, celebrated notable achievements and raised funds to support the diverse needs of its students. The event recognized key figures in healthcare, community engagement and the arts. This year’s honorees included…
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Elmhurst Hospital joins forces with EHL Hospitality Business School to blend hospitality expertise with healthcare

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Mar. 13, 2024 By Czarinna Andres NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst has entered into a partnership with EHL Hospitality Business School, an institution in hospitality management education based in Switzerland and Singapore. This collaboration aims to integrate hospitality best practices with healthcare services, promising a transformative impact on patient care and hospital operations. EHL Hospitality Business School is known for its comprehensive approach to hospitality management education, offering a range of programs from apprenticeships to master’s degrees. The partnership will see EHL students gain invaluable experience by working on hospitality-related projects under the guidance of hospital leadership, thus nurturing the next…
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Elmhurst Hospital and American Heart Association join forces for annual ‘Go for Red’ women’s health fair


Feb. 5, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The Elmhurst Hospital, in partnership with the American Heart Association, held its annual “Go for Red” women’s health fair Friday, Feb. 2. The health fair is meant to foster research and awareness for women’s heart disease, according to Dr. Rosy Thachil of the hospital’s Cardiology department. Educational materials were also available to get people to think about their heart health, regardless of age. “One of the misconceptions we have in this country and really among physicians and patients too is that the number one killer of women is breast cancer, lung disease or something…
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Elmhurst Hospital celebrates new Citi Bike installation

  Dec. 12, 2023 By Bill Parry   Elmhurst Hospital recently celebrated a new arrival, not in its maternity ward, but outside, with the Department of Transportation installing a Citi Bike rack across the street. DOT Commissioner Ydanis Rodriguez cut the ribbon on the much-anticipated Citi Bike rack on Nov. 29 that has been installed… Read more »

After COVID crisis, Elmhurst Hospital celebrates past with eye on future

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Oct. 30, 2023 By Bill Parry Elmhurst Hospital celebrated its 190th year of care during a benefit gala at the Museum of Natural History on Wednesday, Oct. 25, raising more than $1 million from more than 400 guests who gathered beneath the iconic 94-foot-long blue whale model. The tone of the hospital’s first in-person gala…
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City Council allocates $17.5 million for critical investments at Elmhurst Hospital


Oct. 24, 2023 By Bill Parry Just over three and a half years after Elmhurst Hospital was at the epicenter of the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Council Member Shekar Krishnan and his colleagues in government announced a “groundbreaking” $17 million in critical investment in the second oldest municipal hospital in New York City….
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BMW driver sought in fatal hit-and-run in Astoria: NYPD

Oct. 20, 2023 By Bill Parry A manhunt is underway in Astoria for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a man early Friday morning at the intersection of Steinway Street and Astoria Boulevard and ran away from the scene of the crash, according to authorities. Police from the 114th Precinct in Astoria responded to… Read more »

Commuter beaten with own umbrella in Jackson Heights: NYPD

Oct. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry An E train rider was beaten with his own umbrella by a stranger at the Jackson Heights subway hub on Roosevelt Avenue on Sunday morning, according to authorities. Police from the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst reported that the 41-year-old victim was inside the 74th Street station when an unidentified… Read more »

Cops search for bottle-wielding assailant in Dutch Kills assault

Oct. 11, 2023 By Bill Parry The NYPD is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect they’ve been trying to locate for nearly a month for allegedly attacking a man with a glass bottle in Dutch Kills. Police from the 114th Precinct in Astoria reported that the 31-year-old victim was standing inside 29-01 39th… Read more »

Queens councilman allocates $60K to Libertas Center for Human Rights at Elmhurst Hospital

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Sep. 12, 2023 By Bill Parry The Libertas Center for Human Rights at Elmhurst Hospital announced on Sept. 11 it was the recipient of $60,000 in funding from Councilman Shekar Krishnan to assist survivors of torture and political persecution. The funding will support asylum seekers through expedited access to medical assessments, primary care, mental health…
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