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Queens DA office hosts Black History Month celebration in Jamaica

Rosedale Jets and Rochdale Cheerleaders Collaboration perform for the crowd (1)

Feb. 20, 2024 By Athena Dawson The office of Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz hosted their annual Black History Month Celebration at the Rochdale Village Community Center on Thursday, February 15th. Hundreds of people filled the grand ballroom of the community center located at 169-65 137th Avenue in Jamaica and ate locally catered food as they enjoyed the programming for the evening.   The event also featured local Black business owners that showcased their products at tables that lined the event space. “Last year I went to Ghana for the first time so I knew I wanted to come back and…
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Two of the city’s largest building trades unions endorse DA Katz in re-election bid

Mar. 20, 2023 By Bill Parry With the Democratic primary just over three months away, Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz continues to pile up endorsements from organized labor unions in her re-election bid. On March 16, her campaign announced that Katz was endorsed by the New York City District Council of Carpenters, which represents nine…
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