Queens Students Get Taste of Technology in 3-D Printing Competition

http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20140205/rego-park/queens-students-get-taste-of-technology-3-d-printing-competition    DNAinfo  New York By Ewa Kern-Jedrychowska QUEENS — Dozens of kids from Queens are getting a chance to learn 3-D printing techniques and will get to show off what they learned in a design competition that seeks to teach them the latest technology. Earlier this year, the Rego Park Green Alliance, which organizes the project, […]

Christian Amez. Business Enterprise Instructor, Woodside on the Move

http://queenscourier.com/2013/star-of-queens-christian-amez-business-enterprise-instructor-woodside-on-the-move/   By Angy Altamirano COMMUNITY SERVICE: Christian Amez has worked withWoodside on the Move for about five years, starting as an aide in the afterschool program. He ultimately created his own year-long class, the “Business Enterprise” program. It teaches children, in grades four and above, various financial literacy and math skills. From learning how to create a […]

Moore Jackson Cemetery Clean Up

http://queens.brownstoner.com/2013/08/moore-jackson-cemetery-clean-up/   Created by Mitch Waxman   First things first, what we call 51st Street at the border of Astoria and Woodside was once known as Bowery Bay Road. Secondly, in 1733 this spot was on the outskirts of the colonial village of Newtown, and it was chosen by the wealthy Moore family as their private burial […]

Woodside on the Move – After School Program

http://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20130621/woodside/woodside-afterschool-program-teaches-kids-ins-and-outs-of-finance? By Jeanmarie Evelly WOODSIDE — A group of Woodside kids is getting a lesson in business savvy. Neighborhood nonprofitWoodside On The Move offers an afterschool and summer camp program that teaches fourth, fifth and sixth graders the ins and outs of finance and how to run a business. The “Business Enterprise” program was started two years […]

Small turnout for Woodside group’s business conference

http://sunnysidepost.com/2013/05/06/small-turnout-for-woodside-groups-business-conference/ By Bill Parry Woodside on the Move, a grass roots community organization, held its 1stAnnual Queens Business Conference last Wednesday and while it failed to draw much of a crowd, the 20 people that did attend gained a great deal of knowledge. The event, which was held at the Anoroc Democratic Club (45-23 47th St.), […]

SUNNYSIDE POST Woodside on the Move group to host several spring events

http://sunnysidepost.com/2013/04/13/woodside-group-to-host-several-spring-events/ CREATED BY BILL PARRY Woodside on the Move, a grass roots community organization, is about to host a series of events—ranging from music to business networking—in coming weeks. A major function of the organization is to provide community events that promote economic growth and neighborhood stabilization. This spring’s schedule is packed with seven events […]

WOODSIDE HERALD – The Lights are Bright in Woodside

Read the original article. By Sue Baldock Woodside on the Move welcomed the season with their annual lighting of the Christmas tree last Saturday, December 1st. Adrian Bordoni, Executive Director of WOTM outdid himself this year. Statesmen, District Leaders and Council Members stood beside area children excitedly waiting to greet Santa. “This is a great […]

QUEENS CHRONICLE – Willets plan faces pointed criticism

Question over city’s commitment to affordable housing at Iron Triangle Read the original article here. By Mark Lord, Chronicle Contributor The city’s announcement that the burgeoning and long-contested development project at Willets Point would not be proceeding as originally outlined and the lack of sufficient affordable housing for the middle- and lower-income families living in […]