Richmond Hill Block Association

Santa visits the Richmond Hill Block Association
Santa visits the Richmond Hill Block Association
Southeast Maggie Hayes 12/16/2013 at 4:20PM

Santa is making his rounds through the borough and stopped at the Richmond Hill Block Association to bring holiday cheer to the neighborhood. Children and their families gathered at the Block Association for the annual Santa Day on Saturday for an afternoon of treats and Christmas cheer. Despite the snowy day, almost 300 area children, [...]

Community cleans up Jamaica Avenue graffiti
Community cleans up Jamaica Avenue graffiti
South Queens Courier Staff 4/28/2013 at 9:50AM

On Sunday, April 21, the Richmond Hill Block Association, 102nd Precinct Officers Jose Severino and Joseph Martins and cadets from the John Bowne High School Air Force JROTC cleaned up graffiti along Jamaica Avenue. They painted over several problematic sites.   RECOMMENDED STORIES Sunnyside battles graffiti with new removal program Woodhaven graffiti surges Op Ed: Reclaiming our [...]

Turkey with all the trimmings
Turkey with all the trimmings
News Queens Courier Staff 11/26/2012 at 6:07PM

For the last 25 years, the Richmond Hill Block Association (RHBA) and its board of directors and civilian patrol have been preparing Thanksgiving dinner for the 102nd Precinct in Richmond Hill. Officers who are on duty have a full dinner with all the trimmings. This event has succeeded in bringing the police closer to the [...]

What to do this weekend in Queens
What to do this weekend in Queens
Happenings Cristabelle Tumola 9/07/2012 at 6:24PM

Friday September 7 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m., The Noguchi Museum continues its summer practice of extending hours and offering free admission on the first Friday of the month. Visitors can explore the galleries and enjoy a cash bar in the outdoor sculpture garden. This Friday will feature Center of Attention, an extended conversation around [...]

DOB addresses illegal conversions
DOB addresses illegal conversions
News Queens Courier Staff 2/02/2012 at 4:31PM

The Department of Buildings was at the last open meeting of the Richmond Hill Block Association on January 25.  Liasons Anthony Iuliano and Byron Munoz were the guest speakers, explaining how illegal conversion complaints are processed through the system. They encouraged residents to follow through by giving complaint numbers to an elected official’s office or [...]

Thanking the men and women in blue
Thanking the men and women in blue
News Queens Courier Staff 11/29/2011 at 9:49AM

102nd Precinct Kew Gardens, Richmond Hill East, Richmond Hill, Woodhaven and the Northern part of Ozone Park Assemblymember Michael Simanowitz and the Richmond Hill Block Association’s Simcha Waisman delivered Thanksgiving dinner to officers at the 102nd Precinct, including Executive Officer Captain Martin Briffa on Thanksgiving Day.

Richmond Hill Block Association gives residents a fighting chance against attack
Richmond Hill Block Association gives residents a fighting chance against attack
News Melissa Chan 10/31/2011 at 5:14PM

Richmond Hill residents now have a fighting chance against sexual predators who have been terrorizing women in southeast Queens. In light of the recent patterns of sexual attacks in the surrounding areas, Sensei Ricky Singh of Dojo Warriors equipped a little more than a dozen women and men with vital keys to self-defense at the [...]