Self Defense

Councilmembers don hoodies for Trayvon Martin
Councilmembers don hoodies for Trayvon Martin
News Billy Rennison 3/30/2012 at 11:10AM

Members of the city council donned hoodies and stood on the steps of City Hall recently in a show of support to the family Trayvon Martin in the wake of the teen’s death. Around the country, residents — from lawmakers to citizens — have worn hooded sweatshirts to bring awareness to the shooting of the [...]

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Vallone lead self defense in Astoria
Vallone lead self defense in Astoria
News David Beltran 1/23/2012 at 2:18PM

Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. joined self-defense expert Antonio Meloni, Crime Prevention Officer John Glynn of the 114th Precinct, Safe Horizon representatives and auxiliary police at a free self defense and crime prevention seminar in Astoria. Despite freezing temperatures, over 100 people attended the seminar, held at Immaculate Conception School. Residents were provided with information on [...]

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 [...]

Zumba Gold at Senior Center
Entertainment Toni Cimino 9/30/2011 at 2:47PM

Zumba Gold at senior center HOWARD BEACH — “Zumba Gold” is coming to the Howard Beach Senior Center. Sessions will be Wednesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m., beginning September 21. You must be a member of the senior center to attend the classes. The Howard Beach Senior Center is located at 156-45 84th Street (entrance [...]