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NYPD 102nd Precinct battles concerning uptick in violent robberies


Feb. 13, 2024 By Anthony Medina A concerning spike in robberies in the NYPD 102nd Precinct, serving Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven, and Ozone Park, has officers taking decisive action to rid violent offenders from city streets.  Deputy Inspector Jeremy Kivlin, commanding officer of the 102nd precinct, addressed the jump in robberies at the precinct’s…
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Local artisans redefine Valentine gifting with unique handcrafted treasures in Queens

Feb. 12, 2024 By Tammy Scileppi You can’t beat handcrafted when it comes to thoughtful gift-giving. This Valentine’s Day and beyond, think heart-melting, one-of-a-kind finds for that special someone or for family and friends. Hardworking local makers put a lot of heart and soul into their artisanal products and supporting these small Queens-based businesses — which… Read more »

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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NYC restaurant week is back with over 30 restaurants participating in Queens

Jan. 15, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer and Czarinna Andres New York City Restaurant Week is back and better than ever with over 600 participating restaurants, including more than 30 in Queens. Beginning Jan. 16 and running through Feb. 4, NYC Restaurant Week bills itself as an opportunity to explore new dining experiences as well… Read more »

Centennial celebrations coming to Woodhaven in 2024


Dec. 9, 2023 By Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society Next year is shaping up to be a year full of centennial celebrations for some of Woodhaven’s most familiar and beloved friends. The first Queens Public Library in Woodhaven was opened at the corner of 88th Street and Jamaica Avenue, where a Kentucky Fried Chicken sits…
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Woodhaven’s ties to World War I: Our Neighborhood, The Way it Was


Nov. 4, 2023 By Woodhaven Cultural and Historical Society Five hundred and eighty-five days. That’s how long the United States was embroiled in The Great War, or as it is known today, World War 1. Although it officially began on Aug. 1, 1914 it wasn’t until nearly three years later, on April 6, 1917, that…
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