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Loved ones unite: 2nd Annual Autism and Developmental Disabilities Walk draws families and community support in Queens

Sherry Algreo and son, Joseph, and friends walked around Phil “Scooter Rizzuto Park/Smokey Oval, in Richmond Hill, on May 4, to bring awareness to Autism and Developmental Disabilities, at the second annual walk.

May. 8, 2024 By Tangerine Clarke New York State Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. who represents the 15th Senate District in Queens, on Saturday, May 4 partnered with Community Board 9, to bring awareness and support the Autism and Developmental Disabilities and Resource Fair at the 2nd Annual walk in Phil “Scooter Rizzuto Park/Smokey Oval, […]

NY Senate passes legislation to strengthen protections for racehorses


Apr. 12, 2024 By Anthony Medina On Thursday, Apr. 11, the Senate approved legislation that significantly enhances protections for pets and animals, coinciding with Animal Cruelty Prevention Month. The bill now awaits Governor Kathy Hochul’s signature. Senator Joseph P. Addabbo Jr., who represents New York Senate District 15, received the approval of his legislation S.6796A,…
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Senator Addabbo partners with Resorts World Casino for job fair


Nov. 21, 2023 By Anthony Medina According to seasonally adjusted industry jobs data shared by the New York State Department of Labor for last month, the unemployment rate in New York state increased from 4.0% to 4.2%. Out of those industry jobs, the sectors that lost the most jobs were government, professional and business services,…
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‘A pillar of our community’: Candlelight vigil commemorates beloved school crossing guard who died in the line of duty


Oct. 24, 2023 By Anthony Medina Numerous flower bouquets and candles were placed at the street post at the corner of Woodhaven Boulevard and Atlantic Avenue where many remembered seeing school crossing guard Krystyna Naprawa on the job. The 63-year-old school crossing guard died on Friday, Oct. 20, when a dump truck driver who was making a right-hand turn from Woodhaven Boulevard and onto Atlantic Avenue struck Naprawa. On Monday, Oct. 23, four days after her death, members of the Woodhaven and Ozone Park communities joined elected officials, friends and family members for a candlelight vigil in memory of Naprawa…
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