Tag: glen-oaks

Queens electeds celebrate funding for libraries after budget cut reversal


Oct. 31, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Elected officials joined Queens Public Library President Dennis Walcott at the Glen Oaks branch on Monday, Oct. 30, to discuss funding for libraries and their intergenerational enrichment programs.  City Council Speaker Adrienne Adams and Council Member Linda Lee, who represents the area, read a storybook and participated in an interactive music and movement class for over a dozen toddlers in attendance.  Earlier this year, the city’s libraries were set to experience budget cuts as part of the Mayor’s push for every city agency to reduce their budget by four percent. The Queens Public Library…
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Glen Oaks boy earns $5K prize from Goldfish Swim School

Jun. 27, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Goldfish Swim School in Glen Oaks awarded local boy Garick Gill with a $5,000 prize toward a beach vacation for the commitment he and his family made to water safety must-knows, known as the Safer Swimmer Pledge. The Gill family was just one of nearly 17,000 families across North…
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