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Local electeds rally at Flushing Library, urge Mayor Adams’ administration to reverse library budget cuts as city’s deadline approaches

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Jun. 24, 2024 By Athena Dawson Local elected officials and advocates held a rally at Flushing Library to call on Mayor Adams’ administration to fully restore $58.3 million in funding for the city’s library systems on Sunday, June 23. Supporters are pushing for a resolution before the deadline for the city’s budget at the end…
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Council Members Ung and Lee join forces for Mother’s Day baby formula giveaway

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May. 6, 2024 By Athena Dawson Two local Council Members are teaming up to host a Mother’s Day baby formula giveaway this week.  Council Members Sandra Ung (D-20) and Linda Lee (D-23) are giving away free baby formula to Flushing and Oakland Gardens residents on Friday, May 10, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.  Residents…
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BP Richards leads AAPI Heritage Month celebration at Queens Borough Hall

May. 23, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens Borough President Donovan Richards held a celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month Monday, May 22, at the Helen Marshall Cultural Center in Queens Borough Hall. The celebration included multiple musical and dance performances from local cultural organizations, food and remarks from Richards and other…
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Queens senator holds Lunar New Year celebration at Tangram in Flushing

Hundreds of revelers joined state Senator John Liu for a Lunar New Year celebration Friday night at Tangram in Downtown Flushing. The event featured free food from 25 local restaurants, as well as musical and cultural performances and giveaways. Liu was joined at the event by several local leaders, including Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz,… Read more »