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New Hope, New Life Innovative Programs

New Hope, New Life with OASAS, Episode 2 – Innovative Programs New innovative program models such including Centers of Treatment Innovation (COTIs), are designed to reach people more easily and provide treatment and support....

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“Returning the Love” clinic leaves a mark at the 2019 US Open

The Net Generation Kids’ Zone presented by Emirates was one of the most energetic spots on the US Open grounds on an overcast Wednesday afternoon, as the annual “Returning the Love” clinic was held at Backyard Court 17, and this year’s event had a bit of a different spin. Net Generation—the…...

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Mayor de Blasio will be running the city out of Queens next week during ‘City Hall in Your Borough’

Mayor Bill de Blasio, his deputy mayors, and senior officials will run the city from Queens Boulevard Monday through Friday to get a closer feel for the needs of Queens residents and focus on the borough’s citizens and their concerns. “We’re delighted to bring back City Hall in Your Borough…...

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Queens Senior Centers Get $100K In State Funding

ELMHURST, QUEENS — Two Queens senior centers will receive a combined $100,000 to employ additional staff and offer more activities to the elderly populations they serve, state lawmakers announced Wednesday. Elmhurst Senior Center and Elmcor Senior Center in East Elmhurst were each granted $50,000 in state funding to provide “services…...

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Jarrett Allen goes Thanksgiving shopping for 25 Queens kids … and himself

Jarrett Allen, 6’11” NBA center, is barely 19-years-old. However, the rookie drafted by the Nets in the first round of this year’s NBA Draft is already leaving his imprint on those younger than him in the New York City community. Back in September, Allen gave out free haircuts in Brooklyn, and on Monday…...

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NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray Launches NYC WELL

New York City First Lady Chirlane McCray was joined more than a dozen mental health leaders and elected officials at a press conference on Monday, October 24 held at Elmcor, a community support center in Corona, Queens to unveil a bold citywide initiative that provides a 24/7/365 connection to free, confidential mental…...

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Star Network honors ‘Power Women’ in Queens

The most influential businesswomen and community leaders in Queens were honored Tuesday night at Star Network’s “Queens Power Women in Business” gala at Terrace on the Park. With close to 700 people in attendance, this year marked the 14th year of recognizing some of the most prominent women in business. Read more...

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Serena Williams Surprises Campers

East Elmhurst youngster Madison Gonzalez and tennis legend Serena Willams share an embrace at the end of an Elmcor youth group tennis clinic at the National Tennis Center on Thursday. Some of the 23 Elmcor youth group campers had never stepped foot on a tennis court before they traveled to…...

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Rockefeller Drug Law Press Conference

Thank you, Governor. Thank you for your very kind words. It has taken a long time to reach this landmark day in New York history. I and my Assembly Majority colleagues have waited years for the time that we could proclaim real and significant progress in the fight to reform…...

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