Parks Department manager Rene Herrera was arrested and charged with three counts of sexual abuse, stemming from incidents in 2008.
Richmond Hill Block Association
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Queens Library’s busy Elmhurst branch set to be torn down to make way for new state -of-the-art-facility The Queens Library’s second busiest branch is being torn down to make way for a new state-of-the-art facility. The Elmhurst Library, which hosted almost half a million visitors during the last fiscal year, will close on Nov. 7. [...]
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 [...]