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USPS stamp unveiling ceremony in Queens honors the legacy of civil rights icon John Lewis

Meeks,Lt. Gov. and Guests

Feb. 29, 2024 By Athena Dawson The United States Postal Service held an unveiling ceremony for a stamp of the late civil rights icon U.S. Rep. John Lewis in Saint Albans on Monday, Feb 27. The ceremony, held at the Robert Ross Family Life Center on Linden Boulevard, was a part of a Black History Month event USPS hosted with Rep. Gregory Meeks and Lt. Governor Antonio Delgado. Hundreds of people including community leaders, Divine 9 sorority members, clergy members and residents packed the center for the unveiling. Lewis, who was born in Alabama in 1940 when the south was…
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Queens remains highest in foreclosures among five boroughs: PropertyShark report

Jul. 18, 2023 By Julia Moro A new report from PropertyShark found that St. Albans closed Q2 as the city’s foreclosure epicenter with 14 total filings. New York City closed Q2 2023 with 81% more foreclosures than the previous year. And since the foreclosure moratorium has been lifted, filings were observed to be slightly increasing…
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St. Albans man killed after crashing his motorcycle in Ozone Park: NYPD

May. 22, 2023 By Bill Parry A St. Albans man was fatally injured when he wiped out on his motorcycle on North Conduit Avenue in Ozone Park on Friday, May 19. Police from the 106th Precinct in Ozone Park responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle just after noon…
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NYPD’s 113th Precinct hosts annual Easter Egg Hunt in St. Albans

Apr. 4, 2023 By Gabriele Holtermann With Easter right around the corner, children in Queens had a chance to celebrate early the second annual Easter Egg Hunt hosted by the NYPD Community Affairs Bureau of the 113th Precinct at the Roy Wilkins Family Center in St. Albans on April 1.   Originally, the event was…
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St. Albans man indicted in state’s first prosecution of international ghost gun trafficking ring: DA

Apr. 3, 2023 By Bill Parry Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz launched the state’s first prosecution of an international ghost gun trafficking operation. Javon Fournillier, 27, of Farmers Boulevard in St. Albans, and Anthony Kyle Wilson, 27, of Conroe, Texas, were indicted for assembling ghost guns and selling the untraceable firearms in New York City…
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