Tag: street-co-naming-ceremony

South Jamaica martial arts academy celebrates street co-naming of ‘SWAM Way’ recognizing dojo’s contributions to the community

Aug. 15, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed On July 29, members of the South Jamaica community gathered at the corner of Sutphin Boulevard and Shore Avenue as it was co-named ‘SWAM Way’ in honor of the SWAM House of Discipline, one of the oldest and most popular martial arts dojos led by Sijo Abdul Mutakabbir.  Mutakabbir…
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Pakistani American community celebrates street sign unveiling of ‘Allama Iqbal Avenue’ in Richmond Hill

Aug. 8, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Local elected officials joined the Pakistani American community on Sunday, Aug. 6, to co-name the corner of 109th Street and 101st Avenue in Richmond Hill as ‘Allama Iqbal Avenue,’ recognizing Pakistan’s rich cultural heritage and one of the most significant leaders of their country.  The American Pakistani Advocacy Group…
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Queens community members celebrate street sign unveiling of ‘Little Bangladesh Way’ in Ozone Park

Mar. 13, 2023 By Carlotta Mohamed Queens elected officials, community leaders and residents in Ozone Park gathered for a street co-naming ceremony on Friday, March 10, recognizing the corner of Drew Street and 101st Avenue as “Little Bangladesh Way,” in honor of the vibrant Bangladeshi community in the borough.  Councilwoman Joann Ariola authored the City…
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