“No Le Digas A Nadie” (Don’t Tell Anyone) follows the life of Angy Rivera as she goes from an undocumented immigrant to a DACA recipient and will be screened Sept. 2 in Long Island City, reports Queens Courier.
The development of a mall, affordable housing and other parts of a plan for Willets Point are in jeopardy now that the de Blasio administration has declined to join real estate developers in contesting a July ruling against them, reports Queens Chronicle.
On Aug. 29 Nepali films will be screened in Elmhurst, Queens, with proceeds from the event going to a rural school in Nepal severely damaged by the recent earthquake.
At a meeting with supporters, the former chair of the NYC St. Patrick’s Day Parade, John Dunleavy, had strong words for the organization, LGBT supporters, the Irish government, and the Irish Voice, which reported on the event.
Prostitution promoted through business cards handed out on the streets remain visible in Hispanic neighborhoods despite a crackdown in 2011, El Diario reports.
Politcians and community leaders from Astoria, Queens, urged U.S. financial officials to pressure the Greek government to permit access to millions of dollars in remittances, various local publications report.
Lawyer Ali Najmi is confident he’s running a winning campaign for the 23rd district council seat in Queens, writes Times Ledger.
Some Chinese students at John Bowne High School in Flushing want to repeat a grade or even go into a lower grade in order to improve their English and increase their chances of attending a good college, finds World Journal.
The 500-member Myanmar Baptist Church of Glendale, New York, held a fundraiser in Sunnyside, Queens on Aug. 8.
Queens car wash workers have sued a busy car wash owner for wages owed them. Some have worked two decades at the car wash, earning $6 or $7 an hour, reports Queens Latino.
CUNY TV’s “Independent Sources” interviews two female artists – Farzana Fatema, a henna artist who demonstrates her skills on camera, and Rodríguez “Roca” Calero, who intertwines spirituality and urban culture in her artwork.
Despite FBI intervention, the case of the Ponzi scheme that ripped off 400 Latino immigrants in Queens seems stalled three years later, El Diario reports.
Joanne Jun, who owns Ggumizio Hair Club in Bayside, Queens, with her husband Zio Kwon, tells Times Ledger she values the opportunity to do the hair of people from different backgrounds.
A YWCA of Queens event aimed to spread awareness of the fact that human trafficking takes place right in the borough, reports Queens Chronicle.
Korean merchants along Union Street in Flushing are suffering declining sales and blame the Flushing Commons development, Korea Daily reports.