Toys for Tots Douglaston drop-off


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The Douglaston Manor, at 63-20 Commonwealth Boulevard is an official drop-off point for Toys for Tots. If you bring in a new, unwrapped toy you will receive a complimentary glass of wine. To learn more, call 718-224-8787. Pictured at the kick-off reception were Sergeant Silva, Mikayla Sturm and Corporal Allen.

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Toys for Tots drop center


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Skyline Commons is an official drop-off center for the Toys for Tots program. To make a toy donation, bring your unwrapped toy to 82-15 Parsons Boulevard, Jamaica. Call 718-820-0818 for directions or more information.

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Toys for Tots drop-off center


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Skyline Commons is an official drop-off center for the Toys for Tots program. To make a toy donation, bring your unwrapped toy to 82-15 Parsons Boulevard, Jamaica. Call 718-820-0818 for directions or more information.

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Big boys’ toys


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It was classics on display at Forest Park’s George Seuffert Bandshell as the East Coast Car Association Toys For Tots hosted its summer car show on Sunday, August 15. All donations to the East Coast Car Association Toys For Tots go directly toward St. Mary’s Hospital for Children in Bayside. To learn more, visit www.eccatoysfortots.org. […]

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Kids get toys at 109th


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The 109th Precinct held their annual Children’s Holiday Party at P.S. 20, the John Bowne School, on Saturday, December 19. Although the party for neighborhood children in need was cut short by the first blizzard of the season – that dumped close to a foot of snow on Queens – the kids got to see […]

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Whitestone Vols collect toys


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The Whitestone Community Volunteer Ambulance Service collected piles of presents for needy children, and on Wednesday, December 19, Certified First Responder Eric Howard, EMT John Reyes and Vice President Herb Klein Piles (left to right) posed for a photo with a few of the action figures, games and stuffed animals. Klein estimated that the group […]

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Toys galore will bring joy


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Dr. Robert J. Mittman, of the Allergy and Asthma Family Care Center, sits among the toy donations that his Bayside office, located at 38-21 Bell Boulevard, collected for Toys for Tots. During the toy drive, which was held in conjunction with Assemblymember Ann-Margaret Carrozza, community residents dropped off donations that will make the holidays brighter […]

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Famous Famiglia opens at Jackson Heights subway station


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THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

Famous Famiglia pizzeria opened its doors on Monday, December 9 at the subway station on 75th Street and Roosevelt Avenue together with local elected officials, family and friends. The pizza chain beat out a total of 12 other proposals which vied to call the vacant 4,000-square-foot space home in 2010, after the MTA advertised a new request for proposals. Famous Famiglia won and signed a lease in 2011.

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