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Queens’ second community-based milk depot site opens, encouraging lactating women to donate their milk

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Mar. 13, 2024 By Athena Dawson A community milk depot opened in St Albans earlier this week, the second milk depot to open in Queens where mothers are able to donate their milk for babies in need.  Charline Ogbeni, the owner of Supporting Our Mothers Initiative, celebrated the grand opening of her establishment Monday after receiving a tissue license from the NYC Department of Health that provides clearance to store donor milk. The milk is donated by women to help mothers whose own milk supply is unavailable or insufficient.  Ogbeni’s establishment, located at 177-19 120th Ave., works with the New…
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USPS stamp unveiling ceremony in Queens honors the legacy of civil rights icon John Lewis

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Feb. 29, 2024 By Athena Dawson The United States Postal Service held an unveiling ceremony for a stamp of the late civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis in Saint Albans on Monday, Feb 27. The ceremony, held at the Robert Ross Family Life Center on Linden Boulevard, was a part of a Black History Month event USPS hosted with Rep. Gregory Meeks and Lt. Governor Antonio Delgado. Hundreds of people including community leaders, Divine 9 sorority members, clergy members and residents packed the center for the unveiling. Lewis, who was born in Alabama in 1940 when the south was…
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Queens remains highest in foreclosures among five boroughs: PropertyShark report

Jul. 18, 2023 By Julia Moro A new report from PropertyShark found that St. Albans closed Q2 as the city’s foreclosure epicenter with 14 total filings. New York City closed Q2 2023 with 81% more foreclosures than the previous year. And since the foreclosure moratorium has been lifted, filings were observed to be slightly increasing…
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St. Albans man killed after crashing his motorcycle in Ozone Park: NYPD

May. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry A St. Albans man was fatally injured when he wiped out on his motorcycle on North Conduit Avenue in Ozone Park on Friday, May 19. Police from the 106th Precinct in Ozone Park responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle just after noon…
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NYPD’s 113th Precinct hosts annual Easter Egg Hunt in St. Albans

Apr. 4, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann With Easter right around the corner, children in Queens had a chance to celebrate early the second annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the NYPD Community Affairs Bureau of the 113th Precinct at the Roy Wilkins Family Center in St. Albans on April 1.   Originally, the event was…
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