councilwoman Julissa Ferreras

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Jackson Heights »

Jackson Heights-Corona BID Board to Include Street Vendor, LGBTQ Reps

A community agreement will provide more votes and input from locals, organizers said.

Corona »

UPK Program Short 'Hundreds' of Seats in Parts of Queens, Councilwoman Says

Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras urged centers throughout her district to come forward if they have space. 

Corona »

Massive Street Cleaning Project Coming to Corona and Jackson Heights

The cleanup efforts also include funding for neighborhood plazas in Corona and Jackson Heights

Corona »

Neighborhood Plazas Featured on Citywide Walking Tour

Corona Plaza, Diversity Plaza and the 78th Street play street will be the focus of a Jane's Walk. 

Elmhurst »

New Pavilion Expands Women's Healthcare at Elmhurst Hospital

The center will feature state-of-the-art treatment for women, including prenatal care.

Corona »

Gillibrand and Ferreras Hosting Women's Issues Forum in Corona

The informal discussion will allow women in the district to discuss issues that are important to them.

Jackson Heights »

Dromm, Ferreras Picked to Lead City Council Committees

Councilman Dromm was selected to chair education, while Councilwoman Ferreras will head finance.

Corona »

Kwanzaa Festival and Holiday Tree Lighting This Weekend

The festivities are taking place in Corona and Jackson Heights

Corona »

David Byrne in Corona to Celebrate $800K Grant for Pedestrian Plazas

The Talking Heads singer helped celebrate the grant, which will be used to maintain the plaza.

Flushing »

Queens Politicians Sing, Dance and Crack Jokes for Charity

"Legislative Acts" is a play by and about local politicians in Queens.

Willets Point »

Small Biz Space Planned for Massive Willets Point Mall

The small business incubator will lend support to local store owners who want to set up shop in the mall.

Jackson Heights »

Community Plaza Proposed to Fight Crime in Jackson Heights

Roosevelt Avenue near 90th Street was the site of two recent murders in the neighborhood.

Corona »

Neglected Fountain of the Planets Has Few Friends in Queens Park

The fountain, built for the 1964 World's Fair, has become an eyesore in the decades since.