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Elected officials and community leaders rally against Creedmoor shelter expansion

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Feb. 27, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Mayor Eric Adams plans to add 170 beds to the 1,000-men migrant shelter at Creedmoor Psychiatric Center in Queens Village, and local elected officials and community leaders gathered at the Creedmoor campus Monday to denounce the increase. Assembly Member Ed Braunstein, state Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky and Council Member…
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SNAP gets $1M to finalize move of senior center out of Creedmoor campus in Queens Village

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Oct. 16, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Services Now for Adult Persons (SNAP) received $1 million in state funding to complete renovations to their long ago acquired building in Glen Oaks – eventually allowing their senior center to move out of their current location on the Creedmoor campus in Queens Village.  Several elected officials gathered in the cafeteria of the SNAP of Eastern Queens Older Adult Center on Monday, Oct. 16, to announce the new funding to a packed room of seniors, who regularly rely on SNAP for hot meals and enrichment. The seniors have been waiting to utilize the new…
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Two men sought in failed Queens Village house burglary: NYPD

Sep. 1, 2023 By Bill Parry Police from the 105th Precinct in Queens Village are looking for two suspects who attempted to break into a home located near the Mount Sinai Seventh Day Adventist Church on Aug. 30. The two crooks were caught on camera as they cased the joint near the intersection of 93rd Avenue and 217th Street just before 6 p.m. The two men attempted to enter the residence but were thwarted from gaining entry and ran off empty-handed southbound on 217th Street toward Jamaica Avenue, police said. There were no injuries reported as a result of the…
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