Joe Caruana, president of a neighborhood association in Ozone Park criticizes the shelter proposal // Eagle photo by Andy Katz

Ozone Park Residents Square Off With DHS Over Shelter Site

A hearing over a homeless shelter in Ozone Park attracted hundreds of residents eager to confront Department of Homeless Services officials over the agency’s proposal to turn a former church into a shelter for homeless men with mental illness Thursday.

The evening was punctuated by angry outbursts, including from local lawmakers.

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QEDC Director of Public Relations, Marketing & Tourism and Queens Ambassador Rob MacKay // Courtesy of Rob MacKay

Rob MacKay Dishes on His Beloved Borough, Ozone Park fights shelter site, DA Brown busts a rapist. It’s Queens Today.

QUEENS DAILY EAGLE News, events, sports and politics from the world’s most diverse urban center THURSDAY, JULY 19, 2018  The

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Welcome to Ozone Park // Wikimedia Commons

Ozone Park Residents to Confront DHS Over Proposed Men’s Shelter

Ozone Park residents angry about a proposal to convert a local church into a homeless shelter will get a chance to confront the Department of Homeless Services directly Thursday night.

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