Jung receives backlash from LGBTQ and women’s groups in Queens

Posted by Mark Hallum in District 16 on September 7, 2016 | No Comments

State Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing) stood with Emily Kadar of the Committee for a Pro-Choice New York PAC and Eleanor’s Legacy Executive Director Brette McSweeeney Tuesday to endorse state Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) for re-election, as well as to denounce her rival in the Democratic primary, S.J. Jung for recent remarks against a woman’s right [...]

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Gillibrand, Schneiderman campaign in Flushing

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Attorney General, City Comptroller, U.S. Senate on November 1, 2010 | No Comments

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) and Democratic state Attorney General candidate Eric Schneiderman toured downtown Flushing with City Comptroller John Liu Friday in a last-minute push for Queens votes.

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S.J. Jung receives Dem club’s honors

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, City Council, District 20, District 22 on December 16, 2009 | 2 Comments

The Democratic Club of Flushing recognized longtime Flushing community leader S.J. Jung Sunday for his more than 20 years of commitment to the area and its people. He received the award at the group’s annual awards and year-end dinner at the Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel in Flushing for “raising the standard of the September 2009 [...]

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Councilman-elect Koo gives out 135 turkeys to needy

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in City Council, District 19 on November 25, 2009 | No Comments

Thanksgiving will be a more filling and less expensive occasion for 135 Flushing families this year, thanks to the efforts of City Councilman-elect Peter Koo, a local grocery chain and two community groups. Koo and the Flushing Chinese Business Association, of which he is president, put together a turkey drive for the area’s needy, purchasing [...]

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Boro Dems crossed party lines for Koo

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in City Council, District 20 on November 11, 2009 | 1 Comment

The District 20 City Council race last week was determined not so much by the candidates’ stances on issues, but rather by their visibility and commitment to the communities they were vying to represent, say Democratic leaders and observers. Republican City Councilman-elect Peter Koo has deep roots in the Flushing area, where he started the [...]

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Republican Koo edges out Chou in Flushing

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in City Council, District 20 on November 4, 2009 | 6 Comments

Xueqiao Gao, 18,  of Flushing woke up at 4 a.m. Tuesday to prepare for the long day of volunteer campaigning for Republican City Council candidate Peter Koo she had ahead of her. She worked until 9 p.m. Tuesday night in front of Flushing’s Taiwan Center to ensure people voted for the man she felt so [...]