I was 19 when Hitler arrived in my hometown of Vienna. Harassment of Jews began immediately, so my parents and I made arrangements to emigrate to Palestine. It was easier for students to leave the country, so my parents sent me on ahead.
Senator Montgomery Rallies with Young Advocates in Support of "YouthBuild Act" | February 20, 2019: Senator Velmanette Montgomery’s “New York State YouthBuild Act” (S839/A165) passed the Senate after a morning rally with young advocates from throughout the state. Member
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Mr. R hasn't been able to work since he was injured on a construction job in 2008. Until last year, he and his eight-year-old daughter resided in their private home in Staten Island. Even with the help of public assistance, he struggled to make ends meet.
In 1946, my grandfather and his six brothers started an industrial landscaping company in Jamaica, Queens. In their first 20 years, the company expanded and became the first and largest black owned construction company in New York. Today, L.B.
Jose Ortiz, an Occupational Therapist by trade, has been teaching wellness at Queens Community House for 15 years. Last October he made waves at our Pomonok Senior Center by introducing a new, and some might say unconventional, exercise class.
On February 1, our Queens Center for Gay Seniors (QCGS) program held a memorial service for Larry Lombardi, a beloved member of Jackson Heights’ LGBT community and a longtime QCGS member. More than 75 people attended the event, including Larry’s niece, who flew
I’m going to be an engineer when I grow up, so I practice building things everyday in my afterschool program. When my friends need something made out of paper, they come to me because I’m creative and so fast.