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Council Member Paladino honors NYC heroes at Third Annual Superheroes Day Breakfast


May. 14, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Council Member Vickie Paladino hosted the Third Annual National Superheroes Day Breakfast on Apr. 28, honoring over 70 New York City law enforcement officers, EMTs, firefighters and members of the Transit K9 Unit. During the breakfast, held at Paladino’s Whitestone office, located at 2015 Francis Lewis Blvd., Paladino presented…
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Queens electeds offer contrasting viewpoints on pro-Palestinian encampment at Columbia


Apr. 25, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan As Pro-Palestinian encampments emerged at over a dozen college campuses across the country following in the footsteps of Columbia University, local elected officials pushed out statements in response. The “Gaza Solidarity Encampment,” built on the campus’s south lawn, drew strong voices of support, as well as objection, from Queens…
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CM Paladino bringing free mammogram bus to Whitestone for breast cancer screenings


Feb. 21, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Queens Councilwoman Vickie Paladino is leading an initiative to offer free mammogram screenings for breast cancer this March, ensuring access to this crucial health service. Paladino, who represents Whitestone, College Point, Bayside, Little Neck, Douglaston and parts of North Flushing, is offering the free service to her constituents on Mar. 1st. A mobile mammography bus, which is equipped with x-ray machinery to bring the service to women who may not have access to a practitioner, is provided by the American-Italian Cancer Foundation. The dedicated bus travels across the five boroughs, providing free mammograms and…
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Asylum-seeking migrant families provided housing at Bayside’s Anchor Inn

May. 22, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Approximately one month after being provided with housing at Bayside’s Anchor Inn motel, the 122 male migrants were transferred to a new shelter in Staten Island on May 14 in order to make room for migrant families. Among those sent to Staten Island were six migrants who had already…
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Bayside pizzeria donates $600 to Little Neck-Douglaston Little League baseball program

May. 22, 2023 By Ethan Marshall The players and coaches from the Little Neck-Douglaston (LND) Little League program gathered at Gino’s Pizzeria in Bayside on May 16 to celebrate the restaurant’s generous $600 donation to the team. The event was organized LND general manager Nicholas Singh. Since Singh took over LND alongside Ariel De La…
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Bayside motel among those reportedly being used to house migrants in NYC

Apr. 20, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Bayside’s Anchor Inn is reportedly among the motels in New York City currently being used to house migrants and Queens Councilwoman Vickie Paladino released a statement criticizing the arrangement. Paladino, on April 14, said her office did not get word about this happening until less than eight hours before…
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