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Anna de la Rosa
Anna de la Rosa

Anna de la Rosa is a rising senior at New York University majoring in Media, Culture, and Communication. She has extensive experience in writing, editing, and strategizing for many digital and print publications as well as social media platforms. She is currently writing a newsletter called analog.

NY Port Authority Promotes AirTrain
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NY Port Authority Promotes AirTrain

Days after a pair of public hearings, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey returned to making its case for an AirTrain between LaGuardia Airport and Willets Point. They made their case at...

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October 04, 2020
De Marco Park Clean-Up on October 11
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De Marco Park Clean-Up on October 11

Incanto Productions is hosting a litter clean-up at De Marco Park on Sunday, October 11, from 1-2:30 pm. The meeting location will be at 21st Ave and Shore Boulevard. NYC Parks will provide the material...

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October 03, 2020
BioBus to Create Permanent Site at Astoria Houses
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BioBus to Create Permanent Site at Astoria Houses

Council Member Costa Constantinides and community leaders joined with BioBus on September 24th to announce the science education non-profit would set up a permanent installation at the NYCHA Astoria Houses. The announcement represents years of...

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October 01, 2020
Noguchi Sculpture Garden
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The Noguchi Museum Reopens To The Public

The Noguchi Museum reopened to the general public on Wednesday, September 23rd. Gov. Andrew Cuomo allowed indoor cultural institutions to welcome back visitors as of Aug. 24th, as long as they observe strict capacity limits...

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September 25, 2020
Citi Bike Expansion in Queens
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Citi Bike Expansion in Queens

New York City’s Department of Transportation’s Bike Share Unit has informed OANA of the upcoming bike share expansion in Queens’ Community Board (CB) 1, which includes neighborhoods such as Ditmars-Steinway and Astoria Heights. This is...

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September 02, 2020
NYC Gyms Set to Reopen September 2nd
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NYC Gyms Set to Reopen September 2nd

After hopes that gyms would reopen in August, Mayor Bill de Blasio confirmed that they’d be allowed to reopen in New York City on September 2nd. On WNYC, de Blasio clarified that while Governor Andrew...

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August 27, 2020
Astoria Calls Community to Cleanup
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Astoria Calls Community to Cleanup

OANA was privileged to be contacted recently by Sarah Abdalfatah, a local Civil and Environmental Engineer. We firmly believe that a community is only as strong as its individuals, especially those who take initiative to...

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August 22, 2020
Astoria Book Fair on August 30th
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Astoria Book Fair on August 30th

On August 30th, a free book fair will be held to provide books to the Astoria community—at no cost. With support from Astoria Mutual Aid Network and The People’s Bodega, all the books will be...

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August 19, 2020
Census 2020
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Importance of the 2020 Census

There are officially 56 days until the end of the 2020 Census, and only 54.8% of New York City households have completed the census. OANA is urging the community to do better. U.S. Census Bureau...

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August 07, 2020
Astoria Park Pool Reopening August 1
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Astoria Park Pool Reopening August 1

Astoria Park Pool is set to reopen on Saturday, August 1st. It is one of 15 pools reopening in New York for the summer 2020 season with reduced capacity through September 7th. General guidelines concerning...

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July 30, 2020
Revel Moped
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New York says goodbye to Revel, For Now

Revel, the electric moped sharing service, has suspended its services in New York City. On Tuesday, the company announced on Twitter that it would be suspended “until further notice.” The news follows the death of...

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July 29, 2020