Blizzard of 2016 immobilizes Life’s WORC adult day centers Monday
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BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI Life’s WORC day centers for those with developmental disabilities were hit with nearly two feet of snow this weekend across Queens and Long Island, suspending services at some centers through Monday. A private, nonprofit organization that supports individuals with developmental disabilities inclusive of those on the autism spectrum, Life’s WORC has nearly 40 residential […]

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New councilman re-launches participatory budgeting in district
THE COURIER/Photo by Alina Suriel

BY ERICA SIUDZINSKI Residents of the 23rd City Council District will again have the opportunity to help decide how nearly $1.5 million in public funds will be allocated for community projects. New Councilman Barry S. Grodenchik, who took office back in November succeeding Mark Weprin, will be holding the first of three participatory budgeting meetings tonight, […]

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Get in shape for free in 2016 with Queens Library!

It’s never been easier to get a great workout, at no cost and in your own neighborhood! Queens Library offers free classes in different disciplines, like Zumba, yoga, aerobics and more, at several community libraries. These classes are geared to customers of all ages and levels of experience, and there are even programs especially designed […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend and beyond

See Disney’s “Frozen” in 3D, create your own Claymation film, enjoy a night of free comedy and do more at these events around Queens Saturday, Dec.26 The New York Hall of Science will play the popular movie “Frozen” in 3D. The movie will start at 3:00 p.m. Visit the website nysci.org for more information about […]

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PHOTOS: Fallen officer saluted with street renaming in Queens Village
Photos by Robert Stridiron

Family members and former colleagues of a police officer fatally shot earlier this year in the line of duty in Queens Village offered one more tribute to him on Friday morning. The intersection of 222nd Street and 92nd Road, adjacent to the 105th Precinct’s Queens Village stationhouse, was renamed Det. Brian Moore Way, honoring the […]

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