Author Archives: Gregory Giaconelli

Star of Queens: Edward Babor


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Edward Babor

Edward Babor Member, Community Board 1 COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Edward Babor has been a member of Community Board 1 for 10 years. He is also a board member of the Astoria Civic Association and has served as president of the Taminent Regular Democratic Club for the past 15 years. He sits on the board at the […]

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Star of Queens: Amy Tam-Liao


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Amy Tam-Liao, market manager Queens Community House Pomonok Center Community Involvement: Amy Tam-Liao is the director of community services at the Pomonok Center for the non-profit Queens Community House. She manages the Pomonok community-run farmer’s market. As director of community services, Tam-Liao organizes workshops and classes, helps with housing assistance, participates in the Pomonok Cancer […]

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Star of Queens: Stefan Stanjevic


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Stefan Stanjevic New York Hospital Queens Volunteer Community Involvement: Stefan Stanjevic is currently a volunteer member at New York Hospital Queens, where he is involved with the patient hospitality program. Stanjevic’s job at the hospital is to greet and converse with patients and ask them if they would like a book, magazine or newspaper. Stanjevic […]

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Star of Queens: Betty Scott


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Betty Scott, President, Friends of Pomonok Library Community Involvement: Betty Scott is the president of the Friends of Pomonok Library (FPL), where she is always trying to bring in new ideas for fundraising and to set new, attainable goals. Scott, along with Assemblymember Michael Simanowitz and support from Camille T. Barrett and Jennifer Manley, from The Central […]

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Sunnyside Chamber gets new president


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Swain Weiner is trying to get Sunnyside recognized. The newly-elected president of the Sunnyside Chamber of Commerce feels the neighborhood, which he calls “vibrant and multicultural” is not as widely recognized as it should be. “It is a close-knit and fabulous neighborhood,” said Weiner. “I want to make people more aware of what a great […]

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