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Ridgewood’s St. Matthias Catholic Academy set to close despite efforts from parents and faculty to save historic institution

St. Matthias

May. 14, 2024 By Anthony Medina The St. Matthias Catholic Academy is slated to close its doors this September, despite the best efforts from parents and staff who attempted to thwart the impending decision. A letter released by St. Matthias Catholic Academy on Monday, May 6 announced the decision to close this September due to…
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Senator Julia Salazar allocates $1 million in capital funds to upgrade maternity ward at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center

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May. 13, 2024 By Anthony Medina State Senator Julia Salazar, representing parts of Ridgewood and neighboring areas of Brooklyn, presented a $1.735 million check to the Wyckoff Heights Medical Center on Friday, May 10, to help the hospital upgrade its maternity ward. Salazar’s funding, allocated to the hospital through a capital grant, would help provide…
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Assemblymember Raga hosts second annual AAPI Heritage Month celebration at Elmhurst Hospital

May. 13, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 13, 2024 By Queens Post News Team More than 100 people gathered at Elmhurst Hospital on Saturday afternoon for the second annual celebration in honor of Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month.  The event, organized by New York Assemblymember Steven Raga, featured several cultural performances from… Read more »

Serial shoplifter arrested for jewel heists at half a dozen shops across Queens: DA

May. 13, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_74132" align="aligncenter" width="527"] A Staten Island man was taken into custody at a Queens Boulevard motel and charged with stealing more than $170,000 worth of jewelry from a half dozen shops across Queens, Courtesy of DA’s office[/caption]
May 13, 2024 By Bill Parry

Join Senator Addabbo for an eye-opening event on vision health in Glendale


May. 13, 2024 By Anthony Medina Senator Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., will bring awareness of vision and eye health to Glendale on Thursday, May 16, with an interactive information session from the National Eye Institute. National Eye Institute experts will distribute virtual reality viewers to allow participants to experience what it’s like to live with…
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Rep. Meng pushes state department to expedite passport application process

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May. 10, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan After pushing the State Department to address the long wait times associated with passport applications and renewals, Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng says the process is now significantly shorter.  In 2023, the State Department issued a record 24 million passports after receiving an average of half a million applications each…
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Queens building boom slows: Lowest development permits issued since 2016


May. 10, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Queens residents can expect a slowdown in the amount of new development in the coming years. The number of building permits issued in Queens in 2023 was the lowest since 2016, with developers obtaining 3,834 permits in the borough last year, according to a report by the New York City…
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Forest Park gets a green boost with tree planting event hosted by White Cap at Oak Ridge

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May. 10, 2024 By Anthony Medina Over 50 volunteers from four partnering organizations worked diligently on Thursday, May 9, to plant 35 new trees and uproot invasive greenery in the historic Oak Ridge section of Forest Park in Woodhaven. White Cap, a nationally recognized construction supply company, hosted the tree planting event in partnership with…
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