Baisley Park

Bill would disperse homeless shelters evenly throughout each borough
News Maggie Hayes 8/02/2013 at 9:40AM

Queens shelters may soon be finding new homes. Councilmembers Ruben Wills and Leroy Comrie started work in 2011 on a bill that would disperse homeless shelters evenly throughout each borough. Wills said research revealed that Community Board (CB) 12 contains 10 of the 18 shelters in all of Queens. CB 12 includes Jamaica, Hollis, St. [...]

Community comes out to pray, walk for peace
Community comes out to pray, walk for peace
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 7/16/2013 at 9:11AM

JOHANN HAMILTON Residents of Queens refuse to take crime in stride. Dozens of New Yorkers gathered in front of Baisley Park in Rochdale to participate in the first of many prayer walks over the summer. The walks are intended to help end violence. Residents from all over the city participated in the program, headed by [...]