Author Archives: Sarah Yu

Senior Umbrella Network hosts luncheon


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The Senior Umbrella Network of Queens (SUN-Queens) held its annual end-of-the-year luncheon on June 26 at Patrizia’s of Bayside. SUN-Queens consists of professionals who work specifically with seniors. They also provide resources for caregivers of older adults, as well as serve as a way for professionals to network, learn and advocate. At the luncheon, Senator […]

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Mount Sinai celebrates 13 years


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Doctors, staff and friends of Mount Sinai Queens recently celebrated the 13 years that the hospital has served those who live in the western Queens area. The anniversary included presentations of awards to staff and doctors for their outstanding job performance as they reflected on the accomplishments of the previous year. “Employee of the Year” […]

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What to do in Queens this weekend


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The Unisphere was lit-up red for American Heart Month

THURSDAY, JULY 5 – SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 The Chinese Golden Dragon Acrobats are coming back to Queens Theatre, located at 14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in Flushing. There is a new cast, new acts and new thrills! Performances will include a combination of acrobatics, traditional dance, costumes, ancient/contemporary music and theatrical techniques. […]

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NYHQ celebrates ER expansion


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New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) just keeps growing. On Monday, June 25, hospital administrators and elected officials such as Senator Toby Stavisky, Borough President Helen Marshall and Councilmember Peter Koo proudly cut the ribbon to celebrate the completion of the latest expansion of the emergency room. Earlier this year, NYHQ celebrated the opening of its […]

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Astoria girl throws out first Mets pitch


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Kassandra Rivera got a chance to do something most people never will. The 11 year old from Astoria threw out the first pitch at a Mets game on Monday, June 18, in honor of the 10th anniversary of Starlight Night at Citi Field. Rivera, born with cerebral palsy, was one of the 300 Starlight children […]

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What to do this weekend in Queens


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FRIDAY, JUNE 22 9:30 a.m. – 12 p.m., the Queens Library’s Jamaica branch, located at 89-11 Merrick Blvd in Jamaica, is holding Microsoft Word classes for everyone. Make your documents stand out with Microsoft Word. Learn to create and save word documents, format text, copy, cut and paste items and insert pictures. To pre-register, call […]

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