Gothamist: Queens residents demand affordable housing on site of old psych hospital | June 2023: Hundreds of Queens residents say the state-owned campus of an old psychiatric hospital presents a once-in-a-lifetime chance to build 3,000 new affordable homes — if New York offi
Gay City News: Community flocks to Jackson Heights for ‘dragtastic’ Queens Pride | June 2023: New York City’s second-largest Pride celebration, and the first major Pride event taking place this month, kicked off Sunday, June 4, in Jackson Heights, Queens.
This Is Queensborough: Queens Community House Reopens Newly Renovated Forest Hills Community Center | May 2023: Every year, Queens Community House (QCH) connects with many young adults who struggle during the pivotal transition period from childhood to adult life.
ChalkbeatNY: Enrollment at NYC’s transfer high schools tanked during the pandemic. Can it rebound? | May 2023: Alyssa Cartagena stopped attending school after giving birth a year ago. She had no babysitter, and going back felt insurmountable.
Patch: Flushing Town Hall Announces $150K in Awards to Queens-based Artists | April 2023: Flushing Town Hall announces that it has awarded $156,032 in grant funding as part of the Statewide Community Regrants program in collaboration with the New York State Council on t
QNS.com: Queens lawmaker to bring senior job fair event to Kew Gardens in May | April 2023: State Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr. is inviting residents aged 55 years and older to his senior-only job fair in Kew Gardens on Friday, May 5.
QNS.com: Duck Donuts celebrates soft opening at new Fresh Meadows location | April 2023: Duck Donuts, known for serving warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts, celebrated its soft opening with local elected officials in Fresh Meadows on Thursday, April 6.
QNS.com: Millions of New York families feeling pinch after COVID-era federal food assistance program ends | March 2023: Food pantries and community-based organizations across Queens and the city are ramping up efforts to relieve thousands of families who saw their federal&nb
Patch: Youth Summer Job Info Sessions To Begin At Forest Hills Nonprofit | February 2023: FOREST HILLS, QUEENS — A nonprofit in Forest Hills is offering information sessions for teens and young adults to apply for the city’s summer job program.