Lilian Castillo lost what felt like her second home last week after a five-alarm fire, caused by an overloaded power strip, engulfed a Jackson Heights building.
P.S. 117 may not need to wait for Superman any longer to save graduation. The Queens Chamber of Commerce and the Briarwood Latchkey Generation Facebook group stepped up to contribute about $7,000 together to help save the cash-strapped school.
A five-alarm fire broke out Monday night at a Jackson Heights building that houses a college and several businesses, leaving nine injured.
Instead of flowers or chocolates, students at Plaza College celebrated Valentine’s Day by raising awareness about domestic violence. On February 14, students at the Jackson Heights college sold sweets and raffled off prizes to raise money for Safe Horizons, an organization that helps victims of domestic violence by providing counseling, mentoring and assistance with finding [...]
For Neresa Joseph and Alexandra Palma, writing is more than a hobby used to pass monotonous moments – it is a tool they employ to express themselves from the depths of their being and relay feelings that otherwise may never reach the surface. Joseph and Palma, both undergraduate students at Plaza College in Jackson Heights, [...]