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AOC endorses fellow Democratic Socialist Claire Valdez for New York Assembly District 37

May 23, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has endorsed union organizer Claire Valdez in her bid for New York Assembly District 37, which encompasses Sunnyside, Ridgewood, Long Island City and Maspeth. Ocasio-Cortez, a prominent figure in the Democratic Socialist movement, praised fellow socialist Valdez for her leadership and commitment to key issues affecting… Read more »

Online fundraiser launched to support popular LIC barber

May. 23, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 23, 2024 By Queens Post News Team An online fundraiser has been launched to support a popular Long Island City barber who recently spent a month in intensive care while battling kidney and heart failure.  “Sal the Barber,” a popular figure at Ledo – The Art of Barber… Read more »

Sunnyside Gardens Park set for annual Memorial Day fair Saturday

Sunnyside Gardens (Photo by Michel Dorgan)

May 23, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Sunnyside Gardens Park is gearing up to host its annual Memorial Day Fair on Saturday, May 25. The fair, which runs from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m., will be held rain or shine with a backup date of Sunday, May 26. Open to the public, the event promises a… Read more »

Man struck by 7 train in Jackson Heights Wednesday afternoon in attempted suicide: NYPD

May. 22, 2024 By bparry

[caption id="attachment_74676" align="alignnone" width="700"] A man attempted suicide by jumping in front of a 7 train in Jackson Heights Wednesday afternoon. He was transported to Elmhurst Hospital, where he is expected to survive, according to the NYPD. Photo courtesy of MTA[/caption]
May 22, 2024 By Bill Parry

Sky Farm LIC expansion celebrated by community members and leaders

May. 22, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 22, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Representatives from Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) gathered on Tuesday, May 21, for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the expansion of Sky Farm LIC, a one-acre farm located atop the Standard Motor… Read more »

Queens lawmakers rally for legislation to improve representation of Middle Eastern and North African (MENA) communities

May. 22, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 22, 2024 By Czarinna Andres At the state Capitol on Wednesday, Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas, State Senator Michael Gianaris, and leaders from groups such as the New York Immigration Coalition and Malikah rallied support for a bill that seeks to overhaul demographic data collection for Middle Eastern and North… Read more »

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 […]

Congresswoman Meng visits Elmhurst hospital to celebrate projects from $1.8 Million federal funding

May. 21, 2024 By Czarinna Andres May 21, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Queens Congresswoman Grace Meng visited New York City Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst on Monday afternoon to celebrate the $1.8 million in federal funding she secured for two major projects. The bigger share of funding was designated for the renovation of the first-floor Infectious Diseases… Read more »