Young professionals spoke at a career panel organized by Queens Community House Opportunity Youth Program, sharing their paths to success to a group of young people who live in on of the city's designated Neighborhood Development Areas in Corona.
Joined by Borough President Melinda Katz and St. John’s University Campus Minister for Athletics the Rev. Richard Rock, center right, dozens of student athletes at the school did some good on Good Friday.
Despite the heavy snowfall that resulted in many canceled activities across the city, the 47th anniversary celebration of the Queens Interagency Council on the Aging went off without a hitch March 22, as a trio of advocates received special recognition and a moment of silence was observed in memo
Starbucks has been all over the map, not only geographically but symbolically. Reactions to a new Starbucks often range from being a welcome addition by caffeine-deprived people to being the face of a large corporation that is a lightning rod for gentrification, threatening mom and pop shops.
Forest Hills-based nonprofit Queens Community House has expanded the reach of its English for Speakers of Other Languages program by adding free classes through the its Beacon Program at P.S. 149 in Jackson Heights.
Decades may separate them but the bond between Shreya Sanghvi and Lenore Harrison knows no bounds. "We have such a big age gap but it doesn't really feel that way," Sanghvi said. Sanghvi is 22. Harrison, 94.
On January 30, hundreds of youth from across New York traversed the halls of the NYS Capitol Building for United Neighborhood House’s 18th annual Youth Action Day, where youth spoke about the importance of the Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) in their lives.