Category Archives: Civic Association

CONSTRUCTION FENCE INSTALLED AT HOLLISWOOD HOSPITAL

As per the photos below, the installation of a construction fence around the property lines at the Hospital was completed on August 17th.  It is a result from our efforts in negotiating with the owner Mr. Cheung to erect a … Continue reading

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DEVELOPER PLANS TO BUILD 20 HOMES AND A 31-UNIT CONDO

PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE This message is being sent to update you on the plans for the recently purchased Holliswood Hospital. On December 16, 2015, the entire Board of Holliswood Civic Association met with Senator Avella at his office to listen to the … Continue reading

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PARTICIPATED IN TOY DRIVE HOSTED BY ASSEMBLY MEMBER DAVID WEPRIN

Our Association participated in the annual Toy Drive hosted by Assembly Member David Weprin and received the following thank-you-note and photos on December 29th, 2015.  

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THE PASSING OF JOE PUGLISI, OUR LONG-TIME RESIDENT AND MEMBER

One of our long-time residents and member of Holliswood Civic Association, Joe Puglisi, has passed away.  We wanted to express our sympathy and condolences on his passing.  His concern and interest prevailed even to a recent email he sent from … Continue reading

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ILLEGAL DUMPING

The Sanitation Department has picked up and cleared the following illegal garbage dumpling sites in response to calls from our Association and assistance from the Community Board 8.  There was construction waste found in most of the dumping bags.  We … Continue reading

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Dear Neighbor, We have been informed that the new owner of the Holliswood Hospital is Steve Cheung, a Queens real estate developer.  Your Civic Association has communicated with him requesting information as to his future plans for this facility.  As … Continue reading

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NOTICE OF ELECTION OF OFFICERS OF THE HOLLISWOOD CIVIC ASSOCIATION FOR 2015- 2017 TERM

President                                                   Linda Valentino 1st Vice President                                      Robert Block 2nd Vice President                                     Francine Lashinsky 3rd Vice President                                     Kurt Hoppe Treasurer                                                Michelle Shing Membership                                           Michael Howley Recording & Corresponding Secretary  Elaine Hajian   FAILURE TO RETURN A VOTE WILL BE DEEMED A … Continue reading

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BASEMENT APARTMENT PROPOSAL

BASEMENT APARTMENT PROPOSAL – A SERIOUS THREAT TO RESIDENTIAL QUALITY OF LIFE The January 2-5, 2015 edition of the Times Ledger carried an article indicating the opposition of several Queens civic associations to the proposal of the Mayor to legalize … Continue reading

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Investment Groups Eye Holliswood Hospital

Posted on April 10, 2014 by tribune in Top News BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer The Queens Tribune has learned that at least three investment groups have submitted proposals and are being considered for redeveloping Holliswood Hospital in Jamaica, which … Continue reading

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STUDENT COMPLAINTS TO ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY

We have learned that complaints about St. Johns University students renting in our neigborhood and causing problems can be addressed to the following Individual at St. Johns University.             Joseph Sciame, Vice President for Community Affairs             Office of Community … Continue reading

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