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Sunnyside Community Services hosting vaccination clinic Feb. 13

Feb. 9, 2024 By Ethan Marshall The Sunnyside-based nonprofit Sunnyside Community Services will be holding a vaccination clinic Tuesday, Feb. 13 from noon to 2 p.m. This event comes in partnership with the Queens pharmacy Hopkins Drugs and Compounding. People 12 years of age and older can receive their flu and COVID-19 booster shots at… Read more »

$1 million prize-winning Powerball ticket sold in Woodside

Jan. 11, 2024 By Ethan Marshall A $1 million-winning ticket for Wednesday’s Powerball was sold in Woodside, according to the New York Lottery. The ticket was sold at the Shriji Corporation convenience store, located at 59-39 Queens Blvd. The winning numbers for the Powerball were announced at 10:59 p.m. that evening.

Affordable housing lottery opens in Woodside, rents start at $847 per month

Dec. 27, 2023 By Ethan Marshall A total of 23 affordable housing units in a nine-story Woodside development are up for grabs, with rents starting as low as $847 a month for a one-bedroom. The development, located at 43-15 52nd St., features 87 units, with 64 being market rate. The city is holding a lottery… Read more »

Queens Boulevard in Woodside to undergo $23.75 million revamp

Dec. 22, 2023 By Anthony Medina Queens Boulevard in Woodside is about to undergo a $23.75 million overhaul thanks to a federal grant that Mayor Eric Adams announced Tuesday. The hefty grant will primarily go toward safety improvements along the boulevard from Roosevelt Avenue to 73rd Street. The project will include the construction of new… Read more »

DoorDash and Sunnyside Community Services partner to give out turkeys to families facing food insecurity

Nov. 21, 2023 By Ethan Marshall DoorDash and Sunnyside Community Services partnered to give out hundreds of free Thanksgiving turkeys to families in Queens facing food insecurity on Saturday, Nov. 18. In addition to assisting with the turkey giveaway, DoorDash also provided Sunnyside Community Services with $1,000 in DoorDash gift cards as part of its… Read more »