Tag: city-council-speaker-adrienne-adams

American Softball League kickstarts season with an outpouring of support in Ozone Park

Medina American Softball

Apr. 9, 2024 By Anthony Medina The American Softball League, a non-profit organization dedicated to giving individuals with developmental disabilities a chance to live their lives to the fullest, welcomed dozens of families and caretakers on its opening day at Vito Locascio Field, in Ozone Park, on Saturday, April 8. Organizers at the opening day…
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Speaker Adams supports Queens Community House after-school program at P.S.106Q in Jamaica


Oct. 30, 2023 By Bill Parry The Forest Hills-based Queens Community House, one of the borough’s largest social service organizations, held 17 “Lights On Afterschool” events on Oct. 26, as part of a national celebration of after-school programs and their important role in the lives of children, families and communities. City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams…
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Hundreds of residents celebrate ‘Trinidad and Tobago’ street co-naming in Richmond Hill

Aug. 22, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Hundreds of residents on Sunday, Aug. 20 celebrated the co-naming of 131st Street and Liberty Avenue in Richmond Hill as ‘Trinidad and Tobago Street,’ making it the first street to be named after the twin-island anywhere in the world.  In a festive celebration reminiscent of carnival, community leaders, elected…
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Queens borough president calls for more affordable housing as Rent Guidelines Board approves rent hikes for stabilized apartments

Jun. 22, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Queens Borough President Donovan Richards is calling on all levels of government to make affordable housing and the overall livability of New York City its top priorities after the Rent Guidelines Board (RGB) voted on Wednesday, June 21, to authorize increases on rent-stabilized apartments across the five boroughs.  Demonstrators…
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Queens DA Katz announces indictment of 33 reputed gang members on murder, gun violence charges

Mar. 21, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz on Tuesday, March 21, announced the indictment on 33 suspected gang members for murder and gun violence charges. In addition to the indictments being made, 34 firearms were confiscated from the defendants, including two ghost guns. Katz made the announcement from her Kew Gardens…
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