Geraldine Ferraro

CB 6 signs off on Geraldine

Posted by Joe Anuta in Borough President, City Offices, Congress, U.S. House on May 19, 2011 | No Comments

The most appropriate thing to name after Geraldine Ferraro might be a street and that is exactly what Community Board 6 voted to do last week. Ferraro died at 75 in March, but during her life paved a road for female politicians after she became a congresswoman and then the first female to run as [...]

Tom White street renaming, FILE-STAFF,TL,STAFF

Wills to propose renaming a street for late Tom White

Posted by Ivan Pereira in City Council, City Offices, District 28 on April 28, 2011 | No Comments

City Councilman Ruben Wills (D-Jamaica) has announced that he is working on a bill that would honor the life and work of his predecessor, Thomas White. A street renaming measure is in the works for somewhere in the southeast Queens neighborhoods where the former councilman lived, Wills said during last week’s Community Board 12 meeting. [...]