A Glendale community garden is getting $750 of seed money from the Citizens Committee of New York City to expand its composting capabilities.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]