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NYC restaurant week is back with over 30 restaurants participating in Queens

Jan. 15, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer and Czarinna Andres New York City Restaurant Week is back and better than ever with over 600 participating restaurants, including more than 30 in Queens. Beginning Jan. 16 and running through Feb. 4, NYC Restaurant Week bills itself as an opportunity to explore new dining experiences as well… Read more »

AM Rozic announces $30K in funding for new STEM lab at Fresh Meadows school

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Nov. 8, 2023 By Rachel Butler Queens Assemblymember Nily Rozic announced that she is allocating $30,000 in funding to build a new STEM lab for students at a Fresh Meadows school. The new STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) lab will be built at Schechter Queens, located on 76th Road and Parsons Boulevard in Fresh Meadows, which is a community Jewish day school that teaches students through a dual Judaic and secular curriculum and serves students from pre-K to eighth grade. The lab will focus on robotics and science, with some features including iPad devices, charging stations to keep devices powered…
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Rep. Meng awards two Queens immigration orgs with $900K


Oct. 30, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan U.S. Rep. Grace Meng distributed $900,000 in federal funds to be split equally between two notable Queens immigration advocacy organizations – Women for Afghan Women and Emerald Isle Immigration Center. The grant is through the 2023 Citizenship and Integration Grant Program, which is administered by the U.S. Citizenship and…
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Prize-winning New York Lottery ticket sold in Fresh Meadows

Aug. 3, 2023 By Julia Moro The New York Lottery announced a third-prize-winning ticket was sold for the Aug. 2 Powerball drawing in Fresh Meadows. The winning ticket, worth $50,000, was sold at Food Universe, located at 196-35 Horace Harding Expressway. The winning numbers for the Powerball game are drawn from a field of one…
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Fresh Meadows intersection co-named in honor of late community leader Sylvia Weprin

Aug. 1, 2023 By Bill Parry The late matriarch of a Queens political dynasty was honored Sunday, July 30, during a street co-naming celebration in Fresh Meadows. State and city officials gathered at the northeast corner of 192nd Street and 67th Avenue to unveil Sylvia Weprin Way, just around the corner from Saul Weprin Street,…
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