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Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018

Richmond Hill

Alphapointe’s move to Richmond Hill on track

Alphapointe, one of the largest employers of the legally blind, is less than one month away from completing a move of its headquarters to Richmond Hill from Brooklyn. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2018

Springfield Gardens

Rebuilding Together NYC repairs Springfield Gardens home

Rebuilding Together NYC, a non-profit housing organization that rehabilitates homes and revitalizes communities, assisted in repairing longtime Springfield Gardens resident Jill McCoy’s house last week with Workforce Training Program trainees. Comments (1)
Far Rockaway

Nonprofit study examines ways to protect Jamaica Bay

The Rand Corporation, a global non-profit think tank, released a recent study that examines potential ways to reduce persistent tidal flooding in Jamaica Bay while improving water quality and restoring the area’s habitat. Comment

Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018

St. Albans

Electeds call out city Parks Department over condition of St. Albans playground comfort station

On the eve of LL Cool J’s 14th annual basketball camp in St. Albans, elected officials from southeast Queens and Comptroller Scott Stringer blasted the city’s Department of Parks and Recreation at a news conference for failing to fix a comfort station for three years. Comments (1)
South Richmond Hill

South Richmond Hill graduate receives scholarship to finish pursuing engineering degree

Earlier this month, the New York Water Environment Association, a non-profit organization made up of water quality management professionals, awarded a $3,000 scholarship to South Richmond Hill resident and graduate student Fazena Bacchus. Comments (2)

Monday, Aug. 13, 2018

Jamaica

Former Jamaica resident pleads guilty to supporting ISIS

Ali Saleh, 25, a former Jamaica resident, pleaded guilty to two counts of providing material support and resources to a terrorist organization, according to federal prosecutors and the NYPD. Comments (1)

Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018

Far Rockaway

Alliance for Positive Change launches Summer of Testing campaign

Diane Delph-Tinglin was 23 years old when she was diagnosed with HIV in 2009. After feeling distraught about her diagnosis, she found her purpose and passion in life was to help educate others about HIV and the importance of testing through The Alliance for Positive Change. Comments (2)

Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2018

Richmond Hill

Richmond Hill man sentenced in execution-style shooting: DA

A Richmond Hill man was sentenced to life in prison last week without the possibility of parole following his retrial in the execution-style death of a fellow Richmond Hill man, who was bound with electrical cords, robbed of his bank card, and then shot several times in the head before his apartment was set on fire to cover up the crime scene, the Queens DA said. Comments (2)

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