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Preserving Tradition, Embracing Innovation: A Journey through Katz’s Delicatessen

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May. 22, 2024 by Jill Carvajal In this episode of Schneps Connects, we delve into the captivating history and enduring legacy of Katz’s Delicatessen, a cherished institution in New York City since 1888. Jake Dell, the fifth-generation custodian of Katz’s, joins us to recount the deli’s evolution amidst the ever-changing landscape of NYC. From its iconic “Send a Salami to Your Boy in the Army” campaign to the traditional ticket system, Jake shares insights into the family business and invaluable lessons for entrepreneurs, especially in the demanding restaurant industry of NYC. He unveils some of Katz’s secrets, including the meticulous […]

NYPD warns of credit card skimmers found at Dollar Tree in Ozone Park

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May. 22, 2024 By Anthony Medina The NYPD 106th Precinct is reminding residents to double-check where they put their credit cards following the discovery of two card skimmer devices at a Dollar Tree location in Ozone Park.  Police say a customer shopping at the Dollar Tree store at 137-20 Cross Bay Blvd. on Sunday, May…
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Movies Under the Stars Series returns to Middle Village and Maspeth this summer

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May. 22, 2024 By Anthony Medina Queens Council Member Robert Holden is bringing family movie nights back to Middle Village and Maspeth parks this summer for his annual Movies Under the Stars series. The Movie Under the Stars Series allows community members in City Council District 30—including Maspeth, Middle Village, Glendale, Elmhurst, Rego Park and…
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Queens EMT advocates for FDNY age reform in pursuit of firefighter dream

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May. 22, 2024 By Athena Dawson For almost three years, Lamar Kelly has worked passionately as an FDNY EMT, serving others throughout southeastern Queens. At the age of 32, Kelly became an EMT in 2021, eager to make a difference. His goal was to eventually become an FDNY firefighter, which has been his dream career…
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NewYork Presbyterian announces mobile OBGYN services for underserved communities in Queens and Brooklyn

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May. 22, 2024 By Athena Dawson NewYork-Presbyterian and March of Dimes have partnered to bring a mobile OBGYN office to the tri-state area. The Mom and Baby Mobile Health Center brings pregnancy, post-birth and women’s health care directly to mothers in need of care. The mobile bus serves unhoused and undocumented women and collaborates with…
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Ridgewood and Brooklyn residents rally to demand end to Palestinian violence

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May. 21, 2024 By Anthony Medina and Lloyd Mitchell An organized march and rally took place on Sunday, May 19, with hundreds of residents taking to the streets of Ridgewood and Brooklyn, calling for an end to the killing of Palestinians and a resolution to the conflict. The unified Pro-Palestine demonstration was held just days…
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Five Queens startups win $20,000 each in 2024 Tech + Innovation Challenge

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May. 19, 2024 By Czarinna Andres A diverse range of businesses, including a yoga studio, an olive oil distributor, a female health care provider, a sustainable mushroom farmer, and an AI-powered physical therapy service, have been named winners of the 2024 Queens Tech + Innovation Challenge (QTIC). Each winner will receive a $20,000 grant to…
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