Queens Civic Congress

Star of Queens: Jackie Forrestal, Hillcrest Estates Civic Association
Star of Queens: Jackie Forrestal, Hillcrest Estates Civic Association
News Queens Courier Staff 7/01/2013 at 9:31AM

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Jackie Forrestal has been active in the Queens community for years. She is a board member of the Central Queens Historical Association. She also served on the St. Joseph’s Advisory Board until the facility closed in 2004. Forrestal is the corresponding secretary for the Hillcrest Estates Civic Association, while her husband Kevin is [...]

Hollis co-op goes smoke-free
Hollis co-op goes smoke-free
Southeast Maggie Hayes 3/06/2013 at 8:55AM

Queens could be going smoke free, one apartment at a time. The Queens Smoke-Free Partnership has converted 220 apartment homes into smoke-free zones and is furthering its work throughout the borough through various initiatives. “Smoke-free housing is very up and coming,” said Yvette Buckner, the Queens borough manager at the Partnership. “We’re helping to formalize [...]

In memory of Patricia Dolan
Letters Queens Courier Staff 11/17/2011 at 6:17PM

The sudden and tragic death of Queens Civic Congress President Patricia Dolan has left the civic community shocked and grief stricken. She was struck and killed by a vehicle on her way to a community board committee meeting on the evening of November 15. Dolan was a person who dedicated herself to improve the quality [...]

Queens Civic Congress Defends Creedmoor
Letters Queens Courier Staff 11/10/2011 at 5:32PM

The Queens Civic Congress (QCC), the umbrella coalition for more than 100 Queens civic organizations, congratulates Community Board 13 on its vote to oppose construction of two multi-story apartment buildings on the Creedmoor campus, adjacent to several low-density Bellrose neighborhoods. QCC supports services for seniors and indeed supported development of low rise, low-density senior housing [...]