Know Your Rights workshops coming to Jamaica

Know Your Rights workshops on criminal records is coming to Transitional Services for New York and South Jamaica Cornerstone Community Center.

The events will offer free lawyers who are available to discuss record sealing and getting a copy of your rap sheet.

You may be eligible to have your record sealed if you have one or two criminal convictions total, your convictions are more than 10 years old, and you have no more than one felony.

The first workshop, with LIFE Camp, will be from 4 to 6 p.m. at 90-27 Sutphin Boulevard.

The second will be from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at 109-04 160th Street.

Both are on Thursday, October 25.


Resorts World Casino hosts All-Star Meet & Greet

Tonight is the 2015 ESPYs Awards Show, where some of the biggest athletes from around the world will be honored. However, you can also meet with local sports heroes tonight when Resorts World Casino hosts the All Star Meet & Greet.

The event is taking place at Genting Palace within Resorts World at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd and runs from 8:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

Athletes include three-time Pro Bowler and former wide receiver and tight end for the New York Jets, Richard Caster, as well as former running back for the New York Giants, O.J. Anderson. Anderson played in the Pro Bowl twice and was named the MVP of Super Bowl XXV in 1991. Bruce Harper, the Jets’ all-time leader in kick returns, with 5,407 yards in kickoff returns, will also be in attendance.

Knicks first round pick and St. John’s University alum, Mel Davis, will join the football greats. Fans will also get a chance to meet Pam Oliver, one of the most respected female sportscasters on air.

Tickets are $40 per person and can be purchased at or within the gift shop at Resorts World Casino. You must be 21 years and older to attend the event.