Town hall goers peeved at plaza in E. Elmhurst

Posted by Rebecca Henely in District 13, State Senate on December 15, 2011 | No Comments

A town hall hosted by the staff of state Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) last week grew heated early when a man confronted a city Department of Transportation representative over the conversion of 37th Road between Broadway and 74th Street into a pedestrian plaza. The question was one of many asked of various city agency [...]

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Koo fields questions both tough and touchy

Posted by Joe Anuta in City Council, City Offices, District 20 on April 28, 2011 | No Comments

Flushing residents got a rare opportunity to cut through the bureaucratic tape at a town-hall meeting hosted by City Councilman Peter Koo (R-Flushing) last Thursday and they held nothing back. Representatives from city agencies had to answer to problems affecting the entire neighborhood, a block or the living room in someone’s house. The queries ranged [...]