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Juneteenth Night Market celebrates local BIPOC businesses in Southeastern Queens

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Jun. 12, 2024 By Athena Dawson The “Soul of The Summer: Juneteenth Night Market,” a pop-up event showcasing local BIPOC-owned businesses, is set to take place on Friday, June 14 from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at 106-38 Guy R Brewer Blvd. in Jamaica. This evening event offers marketgoers an opportunity to explore a variety…
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Op-ed: Congestion pricing would do much more harm than good for New Yorkers

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Jun. 11, 2024 By Assemblymember David I. Weprin Like many residents throughout the five boroughs and across the New York Metro Area, I was pleasantly surprised by Governor Kathy Hochul’s decision to “indefinitely pause” the implementation of Congestion Pricing. Rather than seeing this as a cynical calculation, as some have alleged, I see the Governor’s…
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Southeastern Queens glides into summer with skate festivals hosted by local leaders

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Jun. 11, 2024 By Athena Dawson Southeastern Queens residents have skated through June at two exciting skate festivals hosted by Council Member Nantasha Williams (D-27) and State Senator Leroy Comrie (D-14). The festivals, in collaboration with the NYC Parks Department, saw residents of all ages hit the pavement at the Delphin H. Greene Playground in Cambria Heights…
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York College celebrates 54th Commencement, welcomes class of 2024 as CUNY alumni

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Jun. 11, 2024 By Anthony Medina The York College Class of 2024 celebrated their academic success as the latest CUNY alums to join the ranks on Thursday, May 30, marking the institution’s historic 54th Commencement Ceremony. Approximately 1,1,041 students flocked to the UBS Arena on Long Island in their full academic regalia with family, friends,…
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Investing in Youth: Congressman Meeks announces major funding for Southern Queens Park Association

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Jun. 10, 2024 By Athena Dawson Dozens of people, including local leaders, elected officials and community members, gathered at the Roy Wilkins Recreation Center’s gymnasium in St. Albans for an early morning Juneteenth breakfast event hosted by the U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-5) on Monday, June 10. The event aimed to unite the Southeastern Queens…
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Youth soccer stars shine at NYCFC’s annual community cup in Astoria

Jun. 10, 2024 By Czarinna Andres June 10, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Hundreds of children from across the five boroughs of New York took part in New York City FC’s third-annual Community Cup at the Triborough Bridge Playground in Astoria on Sunday. Children aged 8-11 from 30 different neighborhoods across the city took… Read more »