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Confusion, anger over Koo remarks

Posted by Joe Anuta in City Council, City Offices, District 20 on February 23, 2012 | 2 Comments

City Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) is in hot water with some of his constituents over remarks made at a recent meeting, about downtown Flushing, but a community leader said some in the audience may have misunderstood what he was saying. Koo was speaking to a perennially packed room during the 109th Precinct Community Council’s monthly [...]

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Signage fix eludes leaders

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, City Council, City Offices, District 16, District 20, District 22, State Senate on May 5, 2011 | No Comments

The issue of English-language signage in downtown Flushing is dividing? the community like no other issue as new voices get involved in the fracas. For years signs with only a foreign ?language printed on them have adorned many businesses in downtown Flushing, angering many residents who speak only English. Now community leaders are working to [...]