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Veteran lensman teaches basic photography

For Jose “Nonoy” Duran, photography used to be just an inspiration for his paintings. But in 1983, when the then fine arts professor learned that Philippine opposition leader Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. was assassinated, Duran figured the event would radically change Philippine history. He dropped his paintbrush and clutched onto his camera, realizing the latter tool would better document the rapid political changes in the country.

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Grupos laborales construyen red nacional para acciones de gran alcance para el Primero de Mayo

Nueva York, N.Y. — Organizaciones de base obrera y comunitarias por todo el país anunciaron hoy que construyeran una red nacional para promover un día de acción dinámico para buenos trabajos y derechos laborales el primero de mayo del 2011.

Who are the people in your neighborhoods: NYC immigrants by the number

With the New York results of the 2010 U.S. Census expected to be released soon, Queens7.com revisits the numbers of the 2000 Census to fully appreciate the diversity of New York City’s population — with particular focus on the three neighborhoods that it covers – Woodside, Jackson Heights and Elmhurst.

Reporting, photography workshops set

Good news for aspiring writers and photographers who want to report and document events happening in the tri-neighborhood area of Queens.

Celebrity Watch

It’s no secret that New York City breeds celebrities. As the media, fashion and theater capital of the world, this culture-rich city always opens doors to the red carpet. But the pathway to fame does not start in Manhattan only. Here are some famous people who hail from Woodside, Jackson Heights and Elmhurst.

Free computer classes open Feb. 26

The Philippine Forum’s free computer classes are set to open on Feb. 26, Saturday, at the Bayanihan Filipino Community Center in Woodside, Queens.

An alternative model for the media?

In these uncertain times when many in journalism are still trying to figure out the changing media landscape, Queens7.com has come up with a new and innovative way of bringing news to the people and perhaps an alternative economic model for the media.

In Elmhurst: Where there’s smoke…

Wisps of smoke, accompanied by the stench of burning plastic, billowed from the manhole at the corner of Woodside Avenue and 77th Street in Elmhurst around 4 p.m. on Jan. 28. Police cars and fire trucks barricaded the area from the public.

Adhikaar offers mammography to Nepali women

On a freezing Sunday afternoon, dozens of Nepali women lined up for a free mammography service inside a big, red facade in Woodside, Queens.

Little Manila rises in New York City

Her modest apartment stands a few steps away from the bustling Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside, Queens. In a dire need to secure the financial stability of her children and grandchildren, she had given up her sheltered life in the Philippines four years ago then moved to New York City a year after.

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“Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free …” Perhaps no other city in the entire United States adheres more faithfully than New York City to this passage from Emma Lazarus’s poem “The New Colossus”, engraved on a bronze plaque and mounted inside the Statue of Liberty. Fatima Shama, commissioner of the New [...]


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Community at a glance

WOODSIDE

Common residents: Southeast Asians, Latinos

Common Residents Jackson Heights (northeast), Elmhurst (east), Sunnyside (west)

Main streets: Roosevelt Avenue and Northern Boulevard

Transportation: 7, E, M, R trains and Q18, Q32, Q39, Q45, Q53, Q60 and B34 buses

Post Office: 39-25 61st St., Woodside, NY 11377

Hospital: Elmhurst Hospital Center, 79-01 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 11373

Police Station: 114th Precinct, 34-16 Astoria Blvd., Queens, NY 11103, 718-626-9311

Zip Code: 11377
JACKSON HEIGHTS

Common residents: South Asians, Latinos

Geographic boundaries: Grand Central Parkway (north), East Elmhurst (northeast), Corona (east), Elmhurst (south), Woodside (west)

Main streets: Roosevelt Avenue, Northern Boulevard, 37th Avenue and 81st and 82nd Streets

Transportation: 7, E, F, M, R trains and Q19, Q19B, Q33, Q47, Q66 buses

Post Office: 33-23 Junction Blvd., Jackson Heights, NY 11372

Hospital: Elmhurst Hospital Center, 79-01 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 11373

Police Station: 115th Precinct, 92-15 Northern Blvd., Jackson Heights, NY 11372, 718-533-2002

Zip Code: 11372
ELMHURST

Common residents: South Asians, Latinos

Geographic boundaries: Jackson Heights (north), Corona (east), Woodside (west)

Main streets: Broadway and Roosevelt and Woodside Avenues

Transportation: 7, E, F, M, R trains and Q33, Q45, Q47, Q49, Q53 buses

Post Office: 80-27 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 11373

Hospital: Elmhurst Hospital Center, 79-01 Broadway, Elmhurst, NY 11373

Police Station: 110th Precinct, 94-41 43rd Ave., Elmhurst, NY, 11373, 718-476-9311

Zip Code: 11373
 Sources: About.com, NYC.gov, Google Maps, USPS

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