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Far Rockaway celebrates opening of new Queens Community Justice Center

Far Rockaway

Nov. 20, 2023 By John Schilling The Queens Community Justice Center (QCJC) officially opened its doors at 1027 Beach 20th St. in Far Rockaway on Friday, Nov. 17, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the newly renovated space for “the local community hub.” QCJC – The Rockaways, which first opened at 1600 Central Ave. in July 2021, is a program of the Center for Justice Innovation, a nonprofit organization founded in 1996 that aims to “advance equity, increase safety, and help individuals and communities thrive” through identifying and resolving the challenges that “bring people into the criminal and civil legal…
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Southeast Queens leaders welcome new discounted LIRR fares for Far Rockaway residents

Aug. 16, 2023 By Bill Parry After years of legislative wrangling in Albany by elected leaders from southeast Queens, Far Rockaway residents will finally be able to purchase discounted rides on the Long Island Rail Road within Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan under CityTicket beginning Sunday, Aug. 20. While the program has been available to commuters…
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‘She gave everything she had’: Arverne street co-naming honors late local leader

Jul. 13, 2023 By John Schilling Elected officials, community leaders and Far Rockaway locals gathered in front of The Child Center of NY’s Ocean Bay Community Cornerstone at 57-10 Beach Channel Drive in Arverne on Wednesday, July 12, for a street co-naming ceremony to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Deborah L. Hoyle. Remembered…
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Southeast Queens leader launches barber shop-based mental health initiative

Apr. 20, 2023 By Bill Parry Assemblyman Khaleel Anderson is collaborating with the Arthur Ashe Institute of Urban Health to launch a new Barber Shop Mental Health Program that aims to understand and support the experience of working-class families of southeast Queens impacted by structural violence and institutional racism by addressing their mental health and…
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