Archive for April, 2014

Woodhaven’s Grapevine – Volume # 109

April 29, 2014
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In this issue of The Grapevine:
  • Next Town Hall Saturday 05/17
  • Flag Day Barbecue Thanking The Vets 06/14
  • American Legion Post 118 Newsletter
  • Playground Cleanup – Saturday
  • A View of Woodhaven Slideshow Free Encore Wednesday (04/30)
  • The Great Woodhaven Yard Sale 2014
  • WORKS 2014 Parade – Pics and Video
  • The WRBA Royals Play on Sunday at Victory Field Track 1 PM
  • No-Cost Breast Cancer Screening Middle Village Thursday (05/01)
  • Light The Night Walk to Fight Cancer Sunday (05/03)
  • Park Lane South / Woodhaven Boulevard Intersection
  • Woodhaven Boulevard SBS Meeting
  • Abandoned Rockaway Beach Branch Survey
  • Soccer League Summer Camps
  • Protect Your Android
  • Adopt a Platoon
  • School Sisters of Notre Dame Raffle
** Next Town Hall Meeting – Our next Town Hall will be Saturday, May 17, 1 PM at the American Legion Hall 89-02 91st Street (near PS 60).
** Flag Day Barbecue Thanking the Vets – We will be holding a Flag Day Barbecue to thank our Vets on Saturday, June 14th outside of the American Legion. In order to do this we are putting together a small committee of people to work on planning it – interested in planning a party?  Email us and let us know. Also – we are looking to borrow a few tents for that day – if you have a tent and would not mind loaning it to honor our veterans, please email us and let us know!
** American Legion Post 118 Newsletter – Our American legion releases a newsletter 4 times a year – click here to read the latest happenings!
** Playground Cleanup – The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association is working with Forest Park, to keep our park clean. We will be cleaning up Mary Whalen Playground (78th and Park Lane South) on Saturday, May 3rd at 9 AM. The Parks Department will be providing tools and T-Shirts to people who RSVP.  Reply to this email if you want to be part of this fun event – perfect for children and families.
** A View of Woodhaven Free Slide Show – The Woodhaven Historical Society’s presentation entitled “A View of Woodhaven – Part 1” attracted a big crowd last week (click here for some video) – for those who are interested, there will be an encore presentation on Wednesday April 30th at 1 PM at Emanuel United Church of Christ.
** The Great Woodhaven Yard Sale 2014 – Back by popular demand the WRBA will be sponsoring The Great Woodhaven Yard Sale again in 2014.  Last year over 60 families participated with a good number reporting sales of well over $100 — this year we’re aiming for 100 participating households. The 2014 Great Woodhaven Yard Sale will be on Saturday, September 27, from 9AM to 4PM (rain date Sunday, September 28, same times). Click here to register.
** WORKS 2014 Parade – Did you see the parade this year down Jamaica Avenue in Woodhaven? Did you see the players and parents and managers and coaches stream up Forest Parkway to the bandshell in Forest Park?  Well, if you missed it click here for pictures and video.  BTW, the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association’s team is named The Royals and they’ll be playing at Victory Field (on the track) at 1 PM on Sunday (05/04). A few of us are going to root for our team – we hope you’ll join us!
** No-Cost Breast Cancer Screening Middle Village Thursday – The American-Italian Cancer Foundation’s (AICF) mobile, No-Cost Breast Cancer Screening Program which provides mammograms and clinical breast exams to uninsured and medically underserved New York City women is scheduled to conduct screenings at Senator Addabbo’s Middle Village Office at 66-85 73rd Place, Middle Village, NY 11379 on Thursday, May 1st.  To schedule an appointment please call 1-877-628-9090Click here for more info.

** Light The Night Walk to Fight Cancer – A group of Zumba Instructors from Eagle Taekwondo Academy are trying to raise funds to fight cancer by taking part in the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk. You can participate by joining them at 102-45 Jamaica Ave, Richmond Hill on Saturday 05/03/14 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM. There is a minimum donation of $15 and it is suggested that you wear something red or white or black — but if don’t have anything in those colors, don’t worry!  100% off the proceeds will be donated. If you cannot attend, you can donate by going to lightthenight.org and donating in the name of Eagle Taekwondo. Click here for more details.

** Park Lane South / Woodhaven Boulevard IntersectionYou may have seen this article in the Forum about the dangers involved in crossing that intersection. As an FYI, after the resident came to the WRBA we spoke with the 102 Precinct and Deputy Inspector Sautner and have requested a crossing guard for this location.  Action on this request is pending.
** Woodhaven Boulevard SBS Meeting – There was a meeting last week at JHS 210 about the future of Woodhaven Boulevard and the potential for Select Bus Service.  Click here for the handout that DOT prepared for this meeting.
** Abandoned Rockaway Beach Branch Survey – The Office of Community Studies at Queens College and the Urban Studies research methods class are conducting a study of the potential effects of various proposals and options for the redevelopment of the abandoned Rockaway Beach Branch of the Long Island Railroad. If you would like to take part in a survey, click here to download the survey form (it is a PDF).  Once you finish answering the questions, save the file and email it to Ed Wendell at projectwoodhaven@gmail.com.
** Soccer League Summer Camps – The Woodhaven Soccer league has announced their dates for Summer Camps.  Campers get five days of soccer training per week with a focus on technical drill sessions & competitive scrimmages. The Camps are geared toward beginning, intermediate and elite travel soccer players ages 6 to 14. They offer 2 different Summer Soccer Camps and the flexibility of choosing all 5 weeks or individual weeks. Click here for details.
** Protect Your Android – Courtesy of the Community Affairs Bureau of the NYPD, here are some tips on protecting your android phone.  We have been collecting these on our blog under the Tag “Crime Tips” — click here to see all of the Crime Tips we’ve passed along to you.
** Adopt a Platoon – American Legion Post 118  would like some help in sending a box of goods to a platoon in Afghanistan.  They need baby wipes, green tea and chai, tooth paste, razors, soap, fly swatters. If you’d like, drop off the items tomorrow night at the American Legion at the Woodhaven Town Hall meeting.
** School Sisters Raffle – The School Sisters of Notre Dame is holding a raffle, the winning prizes are $100 Metro Cards.  Tickets are only $2 each and can be purchased at the SSND Educational Center (call 718-738-0588). Would you like to help the Sisters sell some tickets?  Contact Ed Wendell at projectwoodhaven@gmail.com.
Until next time,
Your friends and Neighbors at the

Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association

woodhaven-nyc.org
718-296-3735

 

Steps for Protecting Your Android Phone

April 29, 2014
Steps for Protecting Your Android Phone

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1- Use your Google “Gmail” account to activate a security feature on your Android cellphone. Register your Android by going to https://accounts.google.com/ServiceLogin.

If your Android is lost or stolen this service will allow you to log onto your Google “gmail” account from any device that has internet access, you can then direct your Android to do the following:
•    Wipe the device clean of all sensitive data.
•    Send a text message to the device.
•    Have the phone ring, which may assist in locating the phone.

2- Download and activate one of the free “Find My Phone” applications. These free security applications are located under the Google Play symbol.
3- Upon accessing the “app” area, type-in “find my phone” into the search box and you be provided with numerous free downloadable security apps.  Select a “find my phone” app and follow the simple steps to setting up this service.

4 – If your Android is lost or stolen this service will allow you to enable a tracking feature that can assist the police in recovering the phone.
Register with the NYPD “Operation ID” program at your location Police Precinct. Ask for the Precinct, Crime Prevention Officer.

Please share this information with Family, Friends and Neighbors.

The Great Woodhaven Yard Sale 2014

April 29, 2014

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Back by popular demand the WRBA will be sponsoring The Great Woodhaven Yard Sale again in 2014.  Last year over 60 families participated with a good number reporting sales of well over $100 — this year we’re aiming for 100 participating households. The 2014 Great Woodhaven Yard Sale will be on Saturday, September 27, from 9AM to 4PM (rain date Sunday, September 28, same times).

Last year the weather was warm and sunny and participants reported that people were coming from miles away to sample the broad array of goods put up for sale by Woodhaven residents.  In one case we had a person come from Maspeth by bus, bring his bounty home, and get back on the bus to check the other participating households wares.  In another case a person from New Jersey was shopping the households!

Register right away to get your location on the map!

Like last year, the event will be publicized in community blogs, on Facebook, Twitter and in the local newspapers in the weeks leading up to the event- so begin to sign up now!

 

 

Woodhaven’s Grapevine – Volume # 108

April 23, 2014
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In this issue of The Grapevine:
  • Next Town Hall TOMORROW
  • Playground Cleanup
  • Flag Day Barbecue Thanking The Vets
  • Participatory Budgeting Aftermath
  • A View of Woodhaven Slideshow Encore
  • Beware of Scammers
  • Adopt a Platoon
  • Operation Comfort Warriors
  • School Sisters of Notre Dame Raffle
  • Flag Day Barbecue
** Town Hall Meeting TOMORROW – Our next Town Hall meeting will be on Thursday, April 24th at 7 PM. It will be held at the American Legion Post 118 hall at 92nd Street and 89th Avenue (behind PS 60).

** Playground Cleanup – The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association is working with Forest Park, to keep our park clean. We will be cleaning up Mary Whelan Playground (78th and Park Lane South) on Saturday, May 3rd at 9 AM. The Parks Department will be providing tools and T-Shirts to people who RSVP.  Reply to this email if you want to be part of this fun event – perfect for children and families. Click here for more information.

** Flag Day Barbecue Thanking the Vets – We will be holding a Flag Day Barbecue to thank our Vets on Saturday, June 14th outside of the American Legion. In order to do this we are putting together a small committee of people to work on planning it – interested in planning a party?  Email us and let us know. Also – we are looking to borrow a few tents for that day – if you have a tent and would not mind loaning it to honor our veterans, please email us (info@woodhaven-nyc.org) and let us know!

** Participatory Budgeting Aftermath – Here’s some food for thought on the “participatory” portion of Participatory Budgeting. We expect we’ll do a lot better next year – want to be more involved?  Let us know!

** A View of Woodhaven Free Slide Show – The Woodhaven Historical Society’s presentation entitled “A View of Woodhaven – Part 1” attracted a big crowd Monday – for those who are interested, there will be an encore presentation on Wednesday April 30th at 1 PM at Emanuel United Church of Christ.
** Beware of Scammers – At the most recent 102 Precinct Community Council meeting, residents were warned about some popular scams going around in our precinct – click here for more information. And please pass along to any friends and neighbors. These scammers prey on the elderly and the trusting – if you know someone like that, please pass the word!
** Adopt a Platoon – American Legion Post 118  would like some help in sending a box of goods to a platoon in Afghanistan.  They need baby wipes, green tea and chai, tooth paste, razors, soap, fly swatters. If you’d like, drop off the items tomorrow night at the American Legion at the Woodhaven Town Hall meeting..

** Operation Comfort Warriors – The American Legion Auxiliary is holding a raffle to benefit Operation Comfort Warriors.  $20 per ticket- only 150 tickets will be sold!  1st prize $1,000. 2nd Prize $350. 3rd prize $150.  Those are good odds!  Operation Comfort Warriors is a program established by the American Legion to help service personnel returning home by providing “nonessentials” – items that would help wounded warriors in their recovery.  If you would like to purchase raffle tickets, please contact Jennifer Farley at jfarley13729@yahoo.com.  For more info on Operation Comfort Warriors, click here.

** School Sisters Raffle – The School Sisters of Notre Dame is holding a raffle, the winning prizes are $100 Metro Cards.  Tickets are only $2 each and can be purchased at the SSND Educational Center (call 718-738-0588). Would you like to help the Sisters sell some tickets?  Contact Ed Wendell at projectwoodhaven@gmail.com.

Until next time,
Your friends and Neighbors at the

Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association

WRBA Playground Cleanup Day – May 3rd

April 19, 2014

The Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association – in cooperation with the administration of Forest Park – will hold a playground cleanup day at 9 AM on Saturday, May 3rd at Mary Whelan Playground on 78th Street and Park Lane South.  After a long winter the playground needs a little TLC, some sweeping, bagging leaves, etc. Great activity for families and children – come out and join your neighbors in some positive cleanup work!

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The Parks Department will be supplying tools – and T-shirts to all who RSVP.  Let us know if you are coming by emailing us at info@woodhaven-nyc.org — or, fill out the handy form below:

Woodhaven’s Turn To Help – Call on HPD to “Tear It Down!”

April 11, 2014

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Here is the latest on the partially collapsed building at 78-19 Jamaica Avenue.  The owner did not show up in court yesterday. The judge refused his lawyer’s request for an extension.  It has been referred to Housing Preservation & Development. Sen. Addabbo said that he spoke to the Commissioner of HPD asking them to take the building down or to make repairs ASAP. We know our other elected officials will do the same.  They have the power to make repairs or tear it down – it is now in their hands.

That is GREAT NEWS because that means it is also IN YOUR HANDS.

We are asking you to take 3 or 4 minutes to go to the HPD Contact Page and enter a polite, respectful message asking them — on behalf of the residents of Woodhaven, the volunteer members of the Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Volunteer Ambulance Corp, the seniors of the Woodhaven-Richmond Hill Senior Center that have been displaced — ask the HPD to take action ASAP.  Ask them to tear this neglected danger down.

You can do this by going to this page by clicking this link.

You will get a screen where you can enter your contact info, or choose to remain anonymous.  It takes seconds to fill out – please do this for the residents of Woodhaven, for your friends and neighbors, for the good people of the ambulance corps, and for the seniors that have been displaced.

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Thank you very much for your support.

Woodhaven’s Grapevine – Volume # 107

April 11, 2014
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In this issue of The Grapevine:
  • WORKS Little League Parade Party – Saturday
  • Next Town Hall / Graffiti Cleanup
  • Participatory Budgeting Voting Results
  • Historical Society Slideshow – A View of Woodhaven
  • Adopt a Platoon
  • Woodhaven Blvd. DOT Select Bus Service Meeting
  • Operation Comfort Warriors
  • School Sisters of Notre Dame Raffle
  • Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 19th
  • Save the Date — 10/10/14!
** WORKS Little League Parade Party – WORKS Little League will hold their annual parade this year – and the WRBA is hosting a small parade watching party. Come to the WRBA Office (84-20 Jamaica Avenue) for 10 AM Saturday and cheer on our young boys and girls of WORKS Little League.  Click here for more info.
** Next Town Hall / Graffiti Cleanup – Our next Town Hall meeting will be on Thursday, April 24th at 7 PM. It will be held at the American Legion Post 118 hall at 92nd Street and 89th Avenue (behind PS 60).  The WRBA is planning some Spring Graffiti Cleanups – email us if interested, or you can sign up at our next Town Hall meeting. Click here for the rest of the 2014 schedule of Town Hall meetings.

** Participatory Budgeting Voting Results – Thanks to every one who came out and voted. Click here for the results.  Next year, we’ll be starting the process earlier. Contact us if you’d like to be more involved in the process.

** Historical Society – The Woodhaven Historical Society will be hosting a FREE slideshow entitled “A View of Woodhaven” on Monday, April 21st at 7 PM at Neir’s Tavern and Steakhouse.

** Adopt a Platoon – American Legion Post 118  would like some help in sending a box of goods to a platoon in Afghanistan.  They need baby wipes, green tea and chai, tooth paste, razors, soap, fly swatters. If you’d like, drop off the items when you come to vote next week for budget items.

** Woodhaven Blvd – Select Bus Service – The DOT and the MTA are hosting a public workshop to improve bus service, traffic flow, and safety along Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards. You will have the opportunity to share your transportation experiences and needs, to learn about transit improvements taking place this year along Woodhaven Boulevard, and to discuss plans to implement Select Bus Service.  The meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:00 to 8:30 PM at JHS 210 Elizabeth Blackwell, 93-11 101st Avenue.  This event is free and open to the public of all ages, with a special children’s table featuring kid-friendly activities to get them thinking about ways to improve their community.

** Operation Comfort Warriors – The American Legion Auxiliary is holding a raffle to benefit Operation Comfort Warriors.  $20 per ticket- only 150 tickets will be sold!  1st prize $1,000. 2nd Prize $350. 3rd prize $150.  Those are good odds!  Operation Comfort Warriors is a program established by the American Legion to help service personnel returning home by providing “nonessentials” – items that would help wounded warriors in their recovery.  If you would like to purchase raffle tickets, please contact Jennifer Farley at jfarley13729@yahoo.com.  For more info on Operation Comfort Warriors, click here.

** School Sisters Raffle – The School Sisters of Notre Dame is holding a raffle, the winning prizes are $100 Metro Cards.  Tickets are only $2 each and can be purchased at the SSND Educational Center (call 718-738-0588). Would you like to help the Sisters sell some tickets?  Contact Ed Wendell at projectwoodhaven@gmail.com.
** Easter Egg Hunt – Queens Tabernacle will be hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th at 11 AM at Park Lane South and Myrtle Avenue.  There will be story telling, free gifts for the children, and candy giveaways.

** Save the Date – 10/10/14 — You’ll be hearing more about this in the upcoming weeks and months, but the annual Woodhaven Residents’ Celebration / Fundraiser has been set for Friday, October 10th.  More exciting details coming soon.
Until next time,
Your friends and Neighbors at the

Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association

 

2014 Participatory Budgeting Voting Results

April 8, 2014

This news just in from Councilman Eric Ulrich’s Office – the residents of District 32, Community Board 9 have weighed in on a ballot of proposals.  The top 5 projects will be funded to the tune of just over a million dollars:

The winning projects are:

  1. School Upgrades $376,000 (137 votes)

New fencing around school yard at JHS210, technology upgrades at PS273 and PS60 and A/V upgrades in auditorium of PS64

  1. Installation of Real Time Bus Clocks $80,000 (112 votes)

Installation of real time bus count down clocks at 4 bus stops in Community Board 9.

  1. Paving along Woodhaven Boulevard $300,000 (106 votes)

Money to be allocated for milling and paving of 2 miles of road.

  1. Repave paths in Forest Park $150,000 (96 votes)

Repave pathways in Forest Park adjacent to the Schaffer Memorial

  1. Upgrades at Richmond Hill Library $100,000 (93 votes)

Money to go to full interior renovation of Richmond Hill Library.

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The following projects fell short

  1. Upgrades at 102 Precinct $450,000 (81 votes)

Repair flooding issues and repave parking lot at 102nd Precinct

  1. New Signage for Hiking Trails in Forest Park $50,000 (73 votes)

Installation of new signage at the three hiking trails in Forest Park

  1. New Fencing and Signage for Dog Park in Forest Park $100,000 (57 votes)

Replacement and fencing and new signage at the dog park in Forest Park

  1. Renovation of Giovenelli Playground $300,000 (55 votes)

Money to fully fund a complete renovation of Giovenelli playground. (BP has allocated $1 million. Total cost is $1.3 million)

 All projects that did not win this round of voting will be eligible to be placed on the ballot next year.  The 2015 Participatory Budgeting process will begin much earlier, in September of this year.  If you live in Woodhaven and would like to play a bigger role in this process next year, please contact the Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association at info@woodhaven-nyc.org or call 718-296-3735.

Woodhaven’s Grapevine – Volume # 106

April 3, 2014

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In this issue of The Grapevine:

  • Participatory Budgeting Voting Underway
  • Next Town Hall / Graffiti Cleanup
  • Flea Market at Emanuel on Saturday
  • Recycling Event at Forest Park Bandshell on Sunday
  • Forest Park Carousel is Now Open for 2014
  • Historical Society Slideshow – A View of Woodhaven
  • Adopt a Platoon
  • Queens Mama Expo / Radio Free Woodhaven
  • Woodhaven Blvd. DOT Select Bus Service Meeting
  • Operation Comfort Warriors
  • School Sisters of Notre Dame Raffle
  • Easter Egg Hunt Saturday April 19th
  • Queens Library Savings
  • Jimmy Young – 20 Years Later
** Participatory Budgeting Voting Underway – The WRBA Office has been open this week for voting and the turnout has not been very good so far.  We’ll be open today (Thursday) until 8 PM and Friday and Saturday from 10 AM until 4 PM.  After that, the polls will be closed.  Click here for more info.
** Next Town Hall / Graffiti Cleanup – Our next Town Hall meeting will be on Thursday, April 24th at 7 PM. It will be held at the American Legion Post 118 hall at 92nd Street and 89th Avenue (behind PS 60).  The WRBA is planning some Spring Graffiti Cleanups – email us if interested, or you can sign up at our next Town Hall meeting.
** Flea Market at Emanuel – On Saturday, there will be a Flea Market at Emanuel United Church of Christ (91st Avenue & Woodhaven Blvd) from 10 AM until 3 PM.  There will be a veriety of vendors, used books, used jewelry, crafts — and refreshments are available all day on site!
** Recycling Event at Forest Park – Sunday, April 6th from 10 AM to 2 PM, rain or shine.  Sponsored by Sen. Joe Addabbo and Assemblyman Mike Miller.  Forest Park Bandshell.  What can you bring for recycling? Clothing: bedding, linen, paired shoes, scarves, belts, hats and handbags (all items must be clean and dry). Electronics: Computers, monitors, cell phones, servers, fax machines, typewriters, TVs, PDAs, scanners, copiers, printers, air conditioners, etc. Paper: including paper fiber and confidential papers which will be shredded as you watch.  Carpeting: Accepting residential type carpeting and foam padding only. Household Goods: including dishes, glasses, silverware, lamps, pots and drapes. Also accepting books and eyeglasses for donation. For more info, call Sen. Addabbo’s office at 718-738-1111.

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** Forest Park Carousel – The NYC landmarked Forest Park Carousel has opened the 2014 Season!  We were honored to take the first ride last Saturday (click here for some nostalgic home movies of the Carousel from 1973!)  Right now, it is currently open on weekends – for the entire 2014 schedule and more info, visit: http://www.forestparkcarousel.com/
** Historical Society – The Woodhaven Historical Society will be hosting a slideshow entitled “A View of Woodhaven” on Monday, April 21st at 7 PM at Neir’s Tavern and Steakhouse.

** Adopt a Platoon – American Legion Post 118  would like some help in sending a box of goods to a platoon in Afghanistan.  They need baby wipes, green tea and chai, tooth paste, razors, soap, fly swatters. If you’d like, drop off the items when you come to vote next week for budget items.

** Queens Mamas ExpoQueens Mamas is a website / organization which promotes activities you can do with your children. They are hosting a Mamas Expo on May 4th — a one day family friendly gathering that celebrates parenting culture in New York City and beyond.  Leni Calas of Queens Mamas will be joining us this Friday at 10 PM on Radio Free Woodhaven – click here to listen.
** Woodhaven Blvd – Select Bus Service – The DOT and the MTA are hosting a public workshop to improve bus service, traffic flow, and safety along Woodhaven and Cross Bay Boulevards. You will have the opportunity to share your transportation experiences and needs, to learn about transit improvements taking place this year along Woodhaven Boulevard, and to discuss plans to implement Select Bus Service.  The meeting will take place on Wednesday, April 23, 2014 6:00 to 8:30 PM at JHS 210 Elizabeth Blackwell, 93-11 101st Avenue.  This event is free and open to the public of all ages, with a special children’s table featuring kid-friendly activities to get them thinking about ways to improve their community.

** Operation Comfort Warriors – The American Legion Auxiliary is holding a raffle to benefit Operation Comfort Warriors.  $20 per ticket- only 150 tickets will be sold!  1st prize $1,000. 2nd Prize $350. 3rd prize $150.  Those are good odds!  Operation Comfort Warriors is a program established by the American Legion to help service personnel returning home by providing “nonessentials” – items that would help wounded warriors in their recovery.  If you would like to purchase raffle tickets, please contact Jennifer Farley at jfarley13729@yahoo.com.  For more info on Operation Comfort Warriors, click here.

** School Sisters Raffle – The School Sisters of Notre Dame is holding a raffle, the winning prizes are $100 Metro Cards.  Tickets are only $2 each and can be purchased at the SSND Educational Center (call 718-738-0588). Would you like to help the Sisters sell some tickets?  Contact Ed Wendell at projectwoodhaven@gmail.com.
** Easter Egg Hunt – Queens Tabernacle will be hosting their annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 19th at 11 AM at Park Lane South and Myrtle Avenue.  There will be story telling, free gifts for the children, and candy giveaways.

** Queens Library Savings – Now you can enjoy special savings on books, videos and gifts! QL’s e-commerce site gives you the opportunity to purchase books, e-books, music, videos and gift items at great prices and receive free shipping if your order is $25 or more. This special offer is valid right now through Saturday, April 19. Go to: www.queenslibrary.org/shop. Enter promo code books2014 at check out.  Everything you buy helps to support Queens Library’s programs and services. And if you qualify for free shipping, it just gets better.

** Jimmy Young – 20 Years – Last week marked the 20th Anniversary of the death of Jimmy Young.  He was remembered here in the Leader-Observer.  Click here for a look at a memorial service we held for Jimmy Young a few years ago.
Until next time,

Your friends and Neighbors at the

Until next time,
Your friends and Neighbors at the

Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association