I am pleased that one of the 2014 end-of-session highlights is a common-sense reform of how the controversial Common Core learning standards will be applied in evaluating New York State’s teachers and principals.
Officials of the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center — and 15 students in the complex’s Children’s Day Treatment program — have been granted an early Christmas wish. The health center and its treatment program have been housed by Peninsula Hospital in Far Rockaway for over 10 years. But over a month ago, Peninsula’s new […]
For two Thursday evenings in December, Senator Joseph Addabbo will hold office hours at libraries in Richmond Hill to hear from constituents looking to voice their concerns. Addabbo will be available from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on December 8 at the Richmond Hill library (118-14 Hillside Avenue) and at the same time on December 15 […]
Officials of the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center — and 15 students in the complex’s Children’s Day Treatment program — are hoping they won’t be left out on the streets the second the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Day. The health center and its treatment program have been housed by Peninsula Hospital in […]
As CEO of the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center, J. R. Peter Nelson, Ph.D. grew the center from a $3 million business with one site in 1997, to the six site $27 million business it is today. In 2005, Nelson raised $8.5 million from donors to build a new 22,000 square foot state-of-the-art health […]
Where were you when you heard that planes had struck the World Trade Center? It was Primary Day, in my first election to the City Council. Some of my friends had taken off from work to help with my campaign. They are alive today because they helped me. When we heard the first plane hit […]
After reports surfaced of the emergency homeless shelter located at the former Pan American Hotel being infested with rats, members of the Juniper Park Civic Association (JPCA) continue to voice their concerns over the planned opening of a homeless shelter in Glendale.
The Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs has recently approved a legislative package of four bills, all co-sponsored by state Senator Joseph Addabbo, which aim to improve health care and help lower property taxes for veterans of all ages.
The controversial plan to turn the abandoned warehouse located at 78-16 Cooper Ave. in Glendale into a homeless shelter appears to be moving forward, but state Senator Joseph Addabbo wants to make that proposal a little more specific.
The Rockaways’ Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center is up and running despite complications left behind by Superstorm Sandy, but is doing so on intermittent power. The center’s two sites, one on Beach Channel Drive and another on Central Avenue, have been running on generator power and have not been able to connect to any […]
In a week expected to be packed with last-minute campaigning, the candidates for the Senate District 15 have put it to the wayside as their respective districts still recover from damages caused by Hurricane Sandy. Incumbent State Senator Joseph Addabbo and Councilmember Eric Ulrich, locked in one of the tightest races in the borough, have […]
With only 19 days until the general election and just hours before back-to-back debates, Senator Charles Schumer endorsed State Senator Joseph Addabbo for his third term in Albany as he faces what’s been referred to as the most contested race in Queens. “The same sweet smile that his father had, he has,” Schumer said at […]