Lilian Castillo lost what felt like her second home last week after a five-alarm fire, caused by an overloaded power strip, engulfed a Jackson Heights building.
Sunnyside Community Services
Sunnyside will soon have two new public spaces that residents can enjoy during the summer.
Sunnyside Community Services is getting a much needed change to continue helping local and city-wide seniors. Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer surprised the seniors at Sunnyside Community Services, located at 43-31 39th Street, during their lunch on August 30 to announce that he has secured $2.6 million in capital funding for the expansion and complete renovation [...]
Star of Queens: Paula Snider Tutor with Sunnyside Community Services After School Program COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Whether it’s math, writing or reading, Paula Snider helps elementary school students with their homework after school. She says she usually ends each session by reading the kids a story. PERSONAL: Born and raised in the Bronx, Snider attended college [...]
Gemma Cullen Volunteer at Sunnyside Community Services COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT: Gemma Cullen does secretarial work in the Social Services department at Sunnyside Community Services, a social service agency providing assistance to those in need through programs for senior citizens, home care or afterschool programs, among others. PERSONAL: Cullen was born and raised in Sunnyside. After retiring [...]
Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer hosted a town hall meeting in order to give frustrated residents a chance to rail against the MTA, focusing specifically on problems with the No. 7 train. Close to 100 residents showed up at Sunnyside Community Services to voice their concerns at the January 11 meeting, with the MTA assembling what [...]