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Senator Addabbo to host Naloxone training in Rego Park to combat opioid overdoses


May. 1, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., in partnership with J-CAP of the Acacia Network and Community Board, will conduct a Naloxone training and certification event at the Rego Park Library, located at 91-41 63rd Dr., on May 9. This critical training session, scheduled for 6 p.m., is designed to equip…
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Senator Addabbo’s e-waste recycle extravaganza returns to Woodhaven May 5


Apr. 26, 2024 By Anthony Medina A bi-annual free electronic waste recycling event is returning to the Forest Park Bandshell Parking Lot in Woodhaven on Sunday, May 5. State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr. is teaming up with the Lower East Side Ecology Center to provide unique e-waste and composting services in the Woodhaven space,…
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Senator Addabbo garners New York Senate approval for veteran housing aid legislation


Apr. 15, 2024 By Anthony Medina Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. has gained sweeping support in the New York State Senate for legislation providing service-disabled veterans with property tax exemptions and further housing services. In representing Senate District 15, and a member of the Senate Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee, Addabbo continues to…
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Senator Addabbo champions legislation to enhance healthcare access for individuals with bleeding disorders


Mar. 21, 2024 By Anthony Medina Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr, has co-sponsored two pieces of legislation to help give people living with bleeding disorders easier access to healthcare and enforce additional accountability from insurance companies. Bleeding disorders prevent the blood cells in a person’s body from clotting, causing a series of issues that include heavy bleeding from a small cut, easy bruising, and life-threatening complications, according to the American Society of Hematology. The passage of the co-sponsored legislation (S.1267 & S.3400) would enact limitations on the use of Step Therapy by insurance providers — prolonging a patient’s access to…
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Queens Senator to host free Valentine’s Day concert in Woodhaven


Feb. 7, 2024 By Rachel Butler A Queens Senator is hosting a Valentine’s Day concert on Monday Feb. 12 to showcase the talent of a local music youth organization. Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. who represents Woodhaven and surrounding areas, is inviting members of the public to come to the concert at All Saints Episcopal Church…
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Holiday spirit shines bright at annual Christmas tree lighting in Ozone Park


Dec. 6, 2023 By Anthony Medina A Christmas tree shines brightly once again in Ozone Park for the fifth year in a row, thanks to the efforts of local community organizations and elected officials. The Ozone Park Block Association, in conjunction with the Woodhaven Lions Club, the Kiwanis Club of Howard beach-Ozone Park-Woodhaven, Our Neighbors…
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Addabbo to host annual Veterans BBQ in Howard Beach in September

Aug. 28, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed As a way to honor veterans and their service to the country, State Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. is once again hosting his annual Veterans BBQ in Howard Beach on Saturday, Sept. 9.  This year’s event will take place at the Howard Beach Motor Club, located at 59 Russell St., from noon to 2 p.m.  Veterans and a guest are invited to enjoy the free food, music, and drinks donated by several local businesses and organizations. Seating is limited for this event and reservations are required. As a member of the Senate Committee on Veterans,…
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Queens lawmakers to host free rain barrel giveaway in Forest Hills in July

Jun. 16, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. and Assemblyman Andrew Hevesi will host a free rain barrel giveaway in Forest Hills on Saturday, July 15. The city Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will be at the Metropolitan Expeditionary Learning School, located at 91-30 Metropolitan Ave., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. to…
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