Rochdale Village

Bill would disperse homeless shelters evenly throughout each borough
News Maggie Hayes 8/02/2013 at 9:40AM

Queens shelters may soon be finding new homes. Councilmembers Ruben Wills and Leroy Comrie started work in 2011 on a bill that would disperse homeless shelters evenly throughout each borough. Wills said research revealed that Community Board (CB) 12 contains 10 of the 18 shelters in all of Queens. CB 12 includes Jamaica, Hollis, St. [...]

Community comes out to pray, walk for peace
Community comes out to pray, walk for peace
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 7/16/2013 at 9:11AM

JOHANN HAMILTON Residents of Queens refuse to take crime in stride. Dozens of New Yorkers gathered in front of Baisley Park in Rochdale to participate in the first of many prayer walks over the summer. The walks are intended to help end violence. Residents from all over the city participated in the program, headed by [...]

Sanders defeats indicted incumbent Huntley in State Senate primary
Sanders defeats indicted incumbent Huntley in State Senate primary
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/14/2012 at 9:13AM

Incumbent State Senator Shirley Huntley, who just a few weeks ago was charged with tampering, falsifying business records and conspiracy, lost her District 10 seat. Before her arrest, Huntley was already facing a viable challenger in the Democratic primary, Councilmember James Sanders, the September 13 winner. Early numbers coming in showed Sanders ahead, but the [...]

Officials break ground on new Adult Learning Center in Rochdale Village
Officials break ground on new Adult Learning Center in Rochdale Village
News Melissa Chan 3/12/2012 at 5:09PM

Brainy bookworms in Rochdale Village will soon have a $4.1 million new home away from home. According to Queens Library officials, the community’s Adult Learning Center will be doubled in size to include more classroom and discussion group space, additional computers, listening stations and a new handicapped-accessible restroom. “The expanded Adult Learning Center at Rochdale [...]