Tag: council-member-vickie-paladino

CM Paladino bringing free mammogram bus to Whitestone for breast cancer screenings


Feb. 21, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Queens Councilwoman Vickie Paladino is leading an initiative to offer free mammogram screenings for breast cancer this March, ensuring access to this crucial health service. Paladino, who represents Whitestone, College Point, Bayside, Little Neck, Douglaston and parts of North Flushing, is offering the free service to her constituents on…
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Elderly pedestrian killed by dump truck steps from his home


Oct. 6, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan An elderly man was struck and killed by a dump truck while crossing the street just steps away from his home in College Point on Thursday morning.  Police responded to a 911 call of a pedestrian-involved motor vehicle collision shortly after 7 a.m. on Oct. 5. Officers found the…
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Grubhub presents $5K donation to College Point restaurant that was vandalized in March

Jun. 14, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens Councilwoman Vickie Paladino and Grubhub Head of Community Affairs Brett Swanson gathered at Fish Village in College Point on June 13 to announce a $5,000 donation to the restaurant. The donation is an effort to help cover the repair costs after vandals ransacked the restaurant last March. “I’m…
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‘Better than ever’: Community leaders celebrate completion of Bowne Park renovations

May. 4, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens Community members and leaders on May 4 gathered at John Bowne Park to celebrate the completion of renovations that had been approximately seven years in the works. Among the notable Queens leaders on hand were NYC Parks Queens Borough Commissioner Jackie Langsam, Queens Borough President Donovan Richards, Councilwoman…
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Paladino leads town hall discussion regarding ongoing construction projects in College Point

Mar. 17, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens Councilwoman Vickie Paladino on Thursday, March 16, hosted a community town hall at P.S. 129 in College Point to address ongoing construction projects in the neighborhood. Members of the Department of Design and Construction (DDC), Department of Transportation (DOT), Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and Con Edison were…
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