Tag: assemblyman-edward-braunstein

Queens Assemblyman running ‘Valentines for Vets’ gift drive


Jan. 25, 2024 By Rachel Butler Queens Assemblyman Edward C. Braunstein, is spearheading the yearly charitable initiative called “Valentines for Vets”. This annual drive, a fixture in the Northeast Queens community, aims to collect and distribute gifts to the hospitalized and disabled veterans residing at the New York State Veterans’ Home in St. Albans. As part of this year’s campaign, Assemblyman Braunstein is focusing on gathering essential items that will contribute to the well-being and comfort of these veterans. The drive is particularly seeking donations of new clothing, including sweatpants, t-shirts, and socks. Additionally, the collection includes a variety of…
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Queens leaders host community forum on hate, antisemitism in Little Neck

Mar. 20, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens elected officials hosted a forum on the impact of antisemitism and hate in the community Sunday, March 19, at the Commonpoint Queens Sam Field Center in Little Neck. Among the elected leaders in attendance were Assemblyman Edward Braunstein, Senator Toby Ann Stavisky and Councilwoman Linda Lee. The elected…
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Douglaston community board member honored for 53 years of service

Mar. 7, 2023 By Ethan Marshall State Senator John Liu and Assemblyman Edward Braunstein issued a proclamation Monday, March 6, recognizing Community Board 11 member Bernie Haber, 94, for his 53 years of service. After joining the board in 1969, Haber had been the longest serving member in New York City until his retirement. “Bernie…
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