Queens lawmakers and community leaders honor staff members at Bagels & Co., denounce anti-Semitic threat


Queens lawmakers and community leaders gathered outside of Bagels & Co. in Fresh Meadows on Monday, Nov. 22, to denounce the recent anti-Semitic threats made against the establishment and to honor two staff members who bravely confronted the perpetrator. 

State Assembly members David Weprin and Clyde Vanel, Councilman Barry Grodenchik, Councilwoman-elect Linda Lee and Queens Borough President Donovan Richards voiced their support for the Jewish community while stamping out hate in the “World’s Borough” during a press conference at 188-02 Union Tpke. on Monday.