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Teej Festival in Elmhurst celebrates Nepalese culture with evening of fun and music


Sep. 20, 2023 By Ethan Marshall More than 450 people gathered for an evening full of fun and music at the 2023 Teej Festival on Sept. 17 in Elmhurst. Several local elected officials sent their Teej greetings at the festival celebration, including Mayor Eric Adams, Senators Chuck Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, Congresswoman Grace Meng and…
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York College receives more than $1 million in funding for environmental research in southeast Queens

Mar. 10, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed York College has received more than $1 million in funding from Senator Kirsten Gillibrand to examine the environmental and health effects of climate change in southeast Queens.  The $1,344,622 grant awarded to York College is provided as part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) “Cumulative Health Impacts at…
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