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Richmond Hill Schools and NYPD Precincts secure major funding in Council Member Schulman’s Participatory Budgeting

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May. 21, 2024 By Anthony Medina Council Member Lynn Schulman has announced Richmond Hill High School, P.S. 62Q Chester Park School and the NYPD as the winners of nearly half a million dollars each in capital funds for improvement projects through Participatory Budgeting. Schulman, who represents Richmond Hill residents in the city council, announced the…
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Queens electeds offer contrasting viewpoints on pro-Palestinian encampment at Columbia


Apr. 25, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan As Pro-Palestinian encampments emerged at over a dozen college campuses across the country following in the footsteps of Columbia University, local elected officials pushed out statements in response. The “Gaza Solidarity Encampment,” built on the campus’s south lawn, drew strong voices of support, as well as objection, from Queens…
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New Gandhi statue unveiled outside South Richmond Hill temple, replaces statue destroyed in hate crime


Jan. 23, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Elected officials unveiled a new Mahatma Gandhi statue outside a South Richmond Hill temple to replace the one that was toppled at the site last year as part of a hate crime. Assembly Member Jenifer Rajkumar, the first Hindu-American elected to New York State Office, led a ceremony Sunday afternoon outside of Shree Tulsi Mandir, located at 103-24 111th St., following the destruction of the original statue in August 2022. The statue was toppled and smashed with a sledgehammer, with the vandals also spray painting it. Rajkumar, who played a pivotal role in having the August…
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Richmond Hill residents head to turkey giveaway event at NYPD’s 102nd Precinct

Nov. 20, 2023 By Anthony Medina According to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 38th annual Thanksgiving dinner survey, the cost of a Thanksgiving dinner this year is higher than it was before the pandemic in 2019.  To alleviate the financial stress of Thanksgiving this year for residents in the Richmond Hill area, Council Member Lynn…
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