Queens Women’s Bar Association
On Oct. 19, The Welcome To Whitestone Commercial and Residential Civic Association, unveiled a new “Welcome to Whitestone” sign located in the triangle at the intersection of Francis Lewis Blvd, the Cross Island Parkway Service Road and Locke Avenue. At the dedication were (l. to r.) Assemblyman Ed Braunstein, Devon O’Connor, Sal Bacarella, Assistant Commissioner for Queens Parks Estelle Cooper, Councilman Dan Halloran and Community Board 11 Chair Jerry Iannece. Photo by Michael Tepper
The Queens County Women’s Bar Association hosted its Annual Judiciary Night at Queens Museum of Art Nov. 17, where it honored outgoing Chief Administrative Judge of the Unified Court System, the Hon. Ann Pfau (bottom l., who was the keynote speaker. They also made a special presentation to Sadie Baris Turik (top l.), past president of QCWBA in 1950, who turns 102 this year. The Hon. Bernice Siegal (above) is president. Photos by Ira Cohen
On Sunday, Nov. 6, U.S. Rep. Bob Turner attended the National Eagle Court of Honor Eagle Scout Award Presentation at The Church In The Gardens Community House in Forest Hills Gardens, honoring newly minted Eagle Scout and Garden School junior Samuel Goodman.
Councilwoman Liz Crowley and Firefighter Alvin Kevelier imparted fire safety tips to seniors at the WoodhavenRichmond Hill Senior Center Nov. 15. Crowley provided funding to bring the event to local senior centers including the Ridgewood Older Adult Center. Seniors received free oven mitts, batteries for smoke detectors, and lifesaving tips.
SJU Toy Drive
State Sen. Tony Avella donated a bundle of toys to the St. John’s University toy drive known as “Hooper’s Troopers Toy Drive.” The annual drive was started by the school’s College of Professional Studies and has been running since September. Avella is pictured with SJU senior Johnna Pedi.
Councilman Jim Gennaro visits Clinton Park Stables in Manhattan Monday morning to support the Horse and Carriage Association of New York, which just requested Attorney General Eric Schneiderman investigate any conflicts of interest between the ASPCA and the nonprofit anti-carriage group NY-CLASS following the Oct. 23 death of a carriage horse.
Queens Events Edited By Harley Benson
Ozone Park Kiwanis
Assemblyman Ed Braunstein, Local artist Jessica Julig, QEDC Public Relations, Marketing, and Tourism Director Rob MacKay, FreeMAT Founder Peter Kwiath, President Paul Vallone, and the Clinton Club Kids gathered at the Clinton Democratic Club monthly meeting Nov. 16 at the offices of Vallone & Vallone.
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The Ozone Park Kiwanis Club swore in its new board members. Pictured; Mike Terry, Nancy di Crocena, Wendy Brown, Jona Cohan, Rosemary Fisone, Mary Ann Cary, Victor Rodriguez, Ed Klinger, Raul Rodriguez, Artie Daignauly and John Izizary. Photo by Nick Beneduce
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