Ribbon Cutting

P.S./I.S. 87 in Middle Village unveils $20 million extension
P.S./I.S. 87 in Middle Village unveils $20 million extension
Education & Kids Liam La Guerre 10/18/2013 at 3:58PM

A new $20 million extension to P.S./I.S. 87 in Middle Village was unveiled in a ribbon cutting grand opening ceremony on Tuesday, October 15. Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley, officials from the Department of Education and parents were in attendance at the event to celebrate the new addition, which will add 120 seats in four classrooms, a [...]

$120M psychiatric pavilion set to open in Glen Oaks
$120M psychiatric pavilion set to open in Glen Oaks
News Melissa Chan 12/14/2012 at 8:19AM

A multimillion dollar psychiatric pavilion in Glen Oaks is slated to open its doors to inpatients next month. Zucker Hillside Hospital officials celebrated the $120 million project on December 7. The 130,000-square-foot facility, which has 115 beds, also includes a center for dementia patients and a new electroconvulsive therapy unit. “The mental health system in [...]

A lifetime of caring inspires new hospice unit
A lifetime of caring inspires new hospice unit
News Melissa Chan 4/30/2012 at 12:09PM

While cancer may have claimed the life of Maureen Russo, a brand new hospice unit named in her honor means her memory will live on forever. The Maureen Russo Hospice Unit at Flushing Hospital celebrated its ribbon-cutting ceremony on April 23 in front of Russo’s family and friends, hospital leaders and elected officials. “My wife, [...]

New high school in Jamaica has high hopes
New high school in Jamaica has high hopes
News Melissa Chan 11/21/2011 at 1:32PM

During its official ribbon-cutting ceremony, Jamaica Gateway to the Sciences High School celebrated the start of a successful — and first — school year. “It seems that we’re going to be having a lot of ‘firsts’ here at Jamaica Gateway,” said Gail Robergeau, the school’s community associate. “We’re here and we’re small, but we’re growing. [...]

Resorts World Opens
Resorts World Opens
News Steve Mosco 10/29/2011 at 1:46AM

South Ozone Park’s Aqueduct Racino, reborn as Resorts World Casino New York City, officially opened its doors to an eager throng of thousands of gamers on Friday, October 28. Casino representatives and elected officials were on hand at the former Aqueduct Racino for the ribbon cutting, and to welcome those who came to play on [...]

Martin Luther now has a middle school
Martin Luther now has a middle school
Education & Kids Billy Rennison 10/04/2011 at 6:16PM

After more than 50 years of serving Queens as a high school, Martin Luther expanded this year to include sixth, seventh and eighth graders. The ribbon was cut for the new middle school on Thursday, September 29 on the revamped third floor of the Maspeth school building. Politicians, local business owners, parents, administrators and students [...]