On Tuesday, August 21, there will be a blood drive at the Bay Terrace Shopping Center, where donors will receive free Mets tickets. The drive, organized by the New York Blood Center and Councilmember Dan Halloran, will take place from 4:00 to 8:30 p.m. at 211-39 26th Avenue in Bay Terrace. To make an appointment, visit www.nybc.org.
On Thursday June 28, from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., Mount Sinai Queen and the New York Blood Center (NYBC) will hold a blood drive. NYBC’s mobile donor coach will be parked outside the entrance of the hospital at 25-10 30th Avenue in Long Island City. “Summer is crunch time for us,” said NYBC Vice [...]
The East Coast Car Association, which is famous for its annual Toy Run, in conjunction with Knights of Columbus #569, hosted a car show for Autism on Sunday, April 29 at Flushing’s P.S. 177, the Robin Sue Ward School for Exceptional Children. With hot rods and classics, as well as face painting, music by “Mike [...]
Mosque firebomber faces life in prison for hate crimes The Queens pyromaniac who went on a New Year’s Day firebombing spree appeared for his Thursday arraignment looking like he could use a few swigs from the frappucino bottles he used during his hate-filled rampage. Ray Lazier Lengend looked groggy and dazed as he sat slumped [...]
Fifteen-year-old Carly Rose Nieves is turning ordinary people into heroes, one pint of blood at a time. For the second year in a row, the Middle Village teen — and her team of family members and friends — organized a blood drive and bone marrow registry at Christ the King (CTK) Regional High School. The [...]