Flushing community leaders joined with staff from City Councilman Peter Koo’s (D-Flushing) office Tuesday morning to show off a haul of more than 350 turkeys slated to be given out for Thanksgiving dinners. Western Beef supermarket chain donated 80 frozen birds, 200 came from an anonymous donor and the rest of the 360 were collected [...]
Three generations of the Vallone family were on stage Thursday night, playing classics such as “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet” and “Rock Around the Clock” at Astoria’s Central Lounge in celebration of City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr.’s (D-Astoria) 50th birthday.
City Councilmen Peter Koo (R-Flushing) and Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) held a rally for greater police presence in Flushing at the James A. Bland Community Center at 133-36 Roosevelt Ave., across the street from the Mobil gas station where Pakistani immigrant Nadeem Khan was killed July 25.
Chants of “Hey hey, ho ho, Hiram Monserrate has got to go!” greeted the ousted senator and current Assembly candidate at a street renaming in Corona Saturday, while on Sunday his Assembly opponent Francisco Moya objected to his attempt to march in the Ecuadorian Parade in Jackson Heights.