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Queens chocolate company gets $250K grant for Sandy recovery
Queens chocolate company gets $250K grant for Sandy recovery
Business Terence M. Cullen 2/15/2013 at 11:27AM

Normally, the staff of Madelaine Chocolate makes Valentine’s Day sweet for countless couples. But this year, because of Sandy, their holiday was sweetened thanks to National Grid. The gas company presented owners at Madelaine with a check for $250,000 on Tuesday, February 12 to help the confectioners continue their recovery. The money will go toward [...]

Wills investigated for missing $33,000 grant
Wills investigated for missing $33,000 grant
News Liam La Guerre 6/13/2012 at 11:15AM

A Queens councilmember is taking heat for failing to account for thousands of taxpayers’ dollars given to his non-profit organization. Councilmember Ruben Wills is under investigation from State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman after he failed to account for a $33,000 grant for his nonprofit, New York 4 Life. He is also being reviewed by the [...]

Help make history: Vote for Queens sites to get grant money
Help make history: Vote for Queens sites to get grant money
News Liam La Guerre 5/09/2012 at 2:00PM

Five lucky historic Queens venues are in the running to win part of a $3 million grant to support their services and assist in their revitalization. Through a partnership with American Express, the National Trust for Historic Preservation brought the Partners in Preservation initiative to New York City, which is a plan aimed at providing [...]

P.S. 70 vies to get ‘SMART’
News Michael Pantelidis 11/15/2011 at 9:38AM

The students of P.S. 70 are competing to make their school a SMART-er place. The school, located at 30-45 42nd Street in Astoria, is currently contending for a $10,000 education grant from the Pepsi Refresh Project, which will be used to purchase approximately five SMART Boards – interactive whiteboards used in classrooms. “We live in [...]

Corona Engine Company gets grant
Corona Engine Company gets grant
Police Jay Lane 9/28/2011 at 2:48PM

An FDNY engine company in Corona received a $17,000 grant from HUB International Northeast and the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company on Tuesday, September 20. Engine Company 324/Division 14 will use the money to purchase needed technology and exercise equipment to enhance the training of its members. “We love the FDNY. They do such good work [...]