Woodhaven’s Grapevine – Volume # 139



  • Our Top Stories
    • Woodhaven Town Hall THURSDAY OCT 15th 7 PM American Legion
  • Local Events
    • Memorial Service 10/16
    • Fall Festival Forest Park 10/17
    • Woodhaven Cemetery Restoration 10/17
    • Woodhaven Street Fair 10/18
    • Forest Park Car Show 10/18
    • Defensive Driving Classes 10/31 and 11/21
  • News & Announcements

    • Tom Ognibene Passes Away
    • WRBA Website
    • Woodhaven Resources
    • WRBA Dance Journal
    • WRBA Membership Drive

** Our Top Stories:

** Next Woodhaven Town Hall  Thursday, October 15th @ 7:00pm – American Legion Post 118 (89-02 91st Street – that’s 91st St and 89th Ave). This week, the focus will be on Participatory Budgeting for District 32.

** Upcoming Events:

** Memorial Service – There will be a memorial service for Elizabeth Wendell, mother of WRBA Director Ed Wendell, at Walker Funeral Home Friday, October 16th at 7 PM. Click here for more info.

** Fall Festival in Forest Park – The annual Fall Festival will take place on Saturday, October 17th from 12 Noon to 3 PM.  This is a great event for the whole family with rides and activities for the kids, a pumpkin patch and more!  Click here for highlights from last year’s popular event!

** Woodhaven Cemetery Restoration – The restoration of  the historic Wyckoff-Snedicker Family Cemetery continues this Saturday, October 17th, from 9am to 12pm. We are at a phase now where we have many light tasks that need performed – namely, collecting of all the small rocks that makes mowing difficult.

** Woodhaven Street Fair – The best street fair in New York City – the Wonderful Woodhaven Street Fair sponsored by the Greater Woodhaven Development Corporation, this Sunday from 12 PM to PM. Jamaica Avenue, 80th Street to Woodhaven Boulevard.

** Classic Car Show – The East Coast Car Association’s annual classic car show in Forest Park will take place this Sunday from 9 AM to 3 PM.

** Defensive Driving Classes – There are 2 upcoming classes (which can save you money on your insurance): Saturday 10/31 and Saturday 11/21 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm at Emanuel United Church of Christ (91st Avenue and Woodhaven Boulevard). The low cost is $35. Light breakfast will be served (donuts and coffee). Attendees are asked to bring lunch. Call Emanuel for information 718-849-1153.

** News & Announcements:

** Tom Ognibene – The WRBA is sad to report the passing of former Woodhaven Councilman Tom Ognibene (click here for details).

** WRBA Website – If you ever want to know when our next meeting is, you can always find out by visiting our official website – woodhaven-nyc.org. There, you will find our Community Calendar, Latest News and Announcements, Membership Info, our Press Releases, and a list of our media appearances.

** Woodhaven Resources – Click here for a new page that is a useful resource of local numbers and links — you will find local clubs and organizations, emergency numbers, city agencies, elected officials, schools and churches. This is a work in progress – if you come across any incorrect information or information you think should be added, please drop a line to projectwoodhaven@gmail.com.

Woodhaven Residents’ Block Association



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