Elizabeth Delaney, stepdaughter of Assemblymember Michael DenDekker, passed away


| mpantelidis@queenscourier.com

Elizabeth Delaney, daughter of Angela DenDekker and stepdaughter of Assemblymember Michael DenDekker, passed away on Sunday, March 11. She was 27. Arrangements were handled by the Edward Lynch Funeral Home in Long Island City. A funeral Mass was held at Our Lady of Fatima Church in East Elmhurst. In lieu of flowers, the family has […]

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Incumbent Assemblymembers hold seats


By Queens Courier Staff

As usual, there were few surprises as all of the incumbent Assemblymembers were re-elected to return to Albany.   Democrats who had no opponents and retained their Assembly included Grace Meng in District 22, Rory Lancman in District 25, Nettie Mayersohn in District 27, William Scarborough in District 29, Michelle Titus in District 31, Vivian […]

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Incumbent Assemblymembers hold seats


By Queens Courier Staff

As usual, there were few surprises as all of the incumbent Assemblymembers were re-elected to return to Albany.   Democrats who had no opponents and retained their Assembly included Grace Meng in District 22, Rory Lancman in District 25, Nettie Mayersohn in District 27, William Scarborough in District 29, Michelle Titus in District 31, Vivian […]

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Reward offered for swastika perp


| mpantelidis@queenscourier.com

Photos Courtesy of Councilmember Daniel Dromm

The neighboring communities of Jackson Heights and Elmhurst are battling back against a string of hate crimes that recently rocked the region’s residents. Beginning the night of November 2 and extending into the early hours of November 3, swastikas were drawn at three locations across the area — on the facades of the Jackson Heights […]

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Woodside issues discussed at town hall


| nkarimi@queenscourier.com

Assemblymember Michael DenDekker explained the different issues that New York faces during a Woodside Town Hall meeting on October 26. “Our everyday problems mean absolutely nothing to legislators that represent Rochester, Buffalo, Tonawanda and Niagara. We talk about parking, sanitation, noise and train issues, while their issues are jobs, agriculture and property taxes,” said DenDekker. […]

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Churches of Queens: OUR LADY OF FATIMA


| gsanclemente@queenscourier.com

OUR LADY OF FATIMA CATHOLIC CHURCH OF EAST ELMHURST 25-02 80th Street, East Elmhurst, NY 11370 Service hours: Sunday Liturgy – Saturday at 5 p.m., Sunday at 8 a.m., 9:15 a.m. (family liturgy from September through May), 12 p.m., and 7 p.m. Weekdays – Monday through Friday at 6:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m. and Saturday […]

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Community clean up day in Woodside


| gsanclemente@queenscourier.com

Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, Assemblymember Michael DenDekker, and community organizations came together to beautify the neighborhood of Woodside. “The event was coordinated by Councilmember Van Bramer and Assemblymember DenDekker,” said Ross Hardisty, communications director from DenDekker’s office. “The councilmember is committed to the beautification of the entire 26th District and holds community cleanup events on […]

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Community clean up day in Woodside


| gsanclemente@queenscourier.com

Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer, Assemblymember Michael DenDekker, and community organizations came together to beautify the neighborhood of Woodside. “The event was coordinated by Councilmember Van Bramer and Assemblymember DenDekker,” said Ross Hardisty, communications director from DenDekker’s office. “The councilmember is committed to the beautification of the entire 26th District and holds community cleanup events on […]

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ASPCA spay and neuter event


| gsanclemente@queenscourier.com

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Mobile Spay and Neuter van will visit the Jackson Heights community to help residents examine their pets at affordable pricing. Co-sponsored by Assemblymember Michael DenDekker and State Senator José Peralta, the ASPCA event will be held on Saturday, April 23 beginning at 7:30 a.m. […]

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Seek bordello biz card ban


| gsanclemente@queenscourier.com

State Senator Jose Peralta announced the introduction of a bill to ban prostitution business cards being distributed along Roosevelt Avenue in Queens. Peralta has launched a campaign to end the circulation of the business cards of pimps and prostitutes being operated in more than 40 blocks on Roosevelt Avenue and adjacent streets. “To win this […]

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Open enrollment to learn Sign Language


| gsanclemente@queenscourier.com

The Lexington Center for the Deaf has announced open enrollment of its ten-week course to learn American Sign Language. The center is located at 26-26 75th Street, Jackson Height, with plenty of parking and the classes are being offered mid-day, afternoon, and evening. According to Adele Agin, executive director of the Lexington Center for the […]

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ASPCA spay and neuter event


| gsanclemente@queenscourier.com

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) Mobile Spay and Neuter van will visit the Jackson Heights community to help residents examine their pets at affordable pricing. Co-sponsored by Assemblymember Michael DenDekker and State Senator José Peralta, the ASPCA event will be held on Saturday, April 23 beginning at 7:30 a.m. […]

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License plate for bicycles bill withdrawn


By Queens Courier Staff

Cyclists can keep pedaling for now without worrying about having to register their bicycles. Assemblymember Michael DenDekker proposed the idea to require all cyclists to register their bikes with a license plate as motorists do. As of March 3, he has withdrawn the two bills for reworking to make the proposal stronger. “I introduced these […]

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NEWS BRIEFS


By Queens Courier Staff

Free Flu Shot Vouchers Available Southeast Queens — Council Deputy Majority Leader Leroy Comrie has announced that his office, in partnership with the New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Walgreens and Duane Reade, will be distributing vouchers for free flu shots. The vouchers are available to […]

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