Jenny Verano and Abe Vilensky, Full Interview
Collection: Queens Memory Project Collection at Queens College Libraries' Department of Special Collections and Archives: Abe Vilensky and Jenny Verano
Description: Jenny Verano came to Queens from Colombia in 1964 and moved to Woodside 43 years ago. Abe Vilensky first moved to Woodside around 1946, subsequently moved to Bayside to raise his kids, and returned to Woodside about 20 years ago. Abe and Jenny are both very active volunteers at the Sunnyside Community Services Center for Active Older Adults (the Center) where they met about 14 years ago. They are good friends and work together to provide bilingual English and Spanish services to the members of the Center. In this interview, Abe and Jenny discuss the changes to the Woodside/ Sunnyside community and shifting demographics, as well as their involvement with the Center.
Motion picture theaters; Communities; Neighborhoods; Synagogues; Shopping; Cultural pluralism; Apartments; Moving, Household; Families; Ethnic restaurants; Senior centers; Libraries; Emigration and immigration; Sunnyside Community Services (Sunnyside, New York, N.Y.)
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