QCH in the News

Queens Chronicle: Honoring those whose work aids seniors

April 6, 2018

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

6SqFt.com: Starbucks targets low- and middle-income communities, starting with new Bed Stuy location

April 6, 2018

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 Garden Blog: QCH expands ESOL program

March 27, 2018

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.

QCH Friendly Visitor, Shreya Sanghvi, named NY1's New Yorker of the Week

March 13, 2018

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.

Queens Gazette: Rego Park Senior Center Celebrates Chinese New Year

February 21, 2018

Today more than 250 Queens-area residents are coming together at Queens Community House’s (QCH) Rego Park Senior Center to celebrate Chinese New Year with cultural performances, dancing and lunch.

Queens Gazette: Next generation of Queens leaders work the halls of the Capitol

February 15, 2018

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.

Times Ledger: Cypher Dance - Caught in the Middle

January 29, 2018

Queens Community House in Forest Hills sponsors a cypher dance contest every year that attracts scores of performers from around the city.

One dancer performs at a time in the middle of a circle of the other dancers, pouring whatever is in his or her heart to the congregation.

NY1: Queens Community House hosts New York Floors Extreme Dance Cypher

January 25, 2018

Reporter Rayvin Bleu visited QCH to share our Dance Cypher event, sponsored by New York Floors Extreme.

This Segment aired on NY1 on January 20 and 21, 2018.

Queens Gazette: Protecting Most Vulnerable During Winter Storm

January 19, 2018

As temperatures dropped to record lows this month, staff at Queens Community House’s (QCH) Senior Centers took extra steps to make sure their most vulnerable participants were protected.

NY1: QCH keeps most vulnerable safe during winter storm

January 17, 2018

Reporter Alyssa Paolicelli visited QCH to share David Schneier's story of managing his caseload of high-risk older adults during Winter Storm Grayson, which hit on January 4. She also reported QCH's need for volunteers for the Friendly Visiting program.

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