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Chairman: Alvin Warshaviak
Tel # (718) 264-7895
E-Mail: qn08@cb.nyc.gov
Website: www.nyc.gov/queenscb8
Community Board #8 Newsletter


HURRICANE SANDY DISASTER RELIEF FUND

    TWO WAYS TO HELP OUT:
  1. Through the Young Israel of Hillcrest which is sponsoring the Oceanside community.
    Checks should be made out to Young Israel of Oceanside with the memo Hurricane Emergency Fund. All checks should be sent to the Young Israel of Hillcrest and we will forward to the Young Israel of Oceanside.

  2. Through the National Council of Young Israel which is helping out all those in need in the YI community:
    Please send your checks to the National Council of Young Israel, 111 John Street, Suite 600, NY NY 10038 and note that your check is for the Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund.  You can also donate on line by visiting https://www.youngisrael.org/securecontent/donate.cfm?dt=hurricane_relief

LOST & FOUND
There are hats, coats, jackets, gloves, scarves, sweaters, & other items of clothing that have been left on or near the coat racks in the lower lobby this past winter. Please check for your belongings before we donate them to a charity.


SHAMOS NOTICE
The YI will properly dispose of your unusable religious articles (Shamos).
Please do not bring Shamos into the Shul from April 1 through May 1, 2014.


"MOVE OVER" TRAFFIC LAW
Learn more about the "Move-Over" (Ambrose-Searles) Traffic Law
in effect as of January 1, 2011.


PROPER DISPOSAL OF BROKEN TREE LIMBS & BRANCHES
With the recent storms, there have been many branches that were broken and in need of removal.  As per the NYC Department of Sanitation, the following procedure must be followed in order for them to dispose of those items.


MEN'S SOFTBALL 2010

Every Sunday Morning at 8:30 AM
Starting soon...
Meet at School Yard at 173rd Street & 67th Avenue

If you want to play, just come and have fun!
Thanks in advance to Yossi Weiss for again organizing the equipment.


BIKE CLUB

Please check again soon for our next ride,
to take place after Shavuot.

Check out photos from our first two rides.

Biking info can also be found at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/HillcrestOnline

Please contact the webmaster@yihillcrest.org for more details.


NYC FREE TREE Planting Program
Please be a good neighbor and plant a tree in front of your house.
It's free - and it adds beauty, shade, and fresh air to the neighborhood.
Download the form and send it to the YI.


LIST OF KOSHER RESTAURANTS


If your property was damaged by recent flooding, click below for more information:
Property Damage - Who to Contact
FEMA Assistance for Queens


ABOUT CARBON MONOXIDE


NYC EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT