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Seawall damage assessment needed

Hurricane Sandy damage to a seawall at LeHavre co-ops in Whitestone has left owners of the 28-acre upscale waterfront property overlooking the Long Island Sound wondering who will pay. Described as “luxury waterfront co-ops” by […]

Expand Avonte’s Law: Vallone

  City Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Whitestone) introduced legislation last week that seeks to expand U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer’s (D-N.Y.) “Avonte’s Law,” which will provide tracking devices for autistic children. “There is no reason that the […]

Vallone pushes for more culturally-relevant meals-on-wheels

From fresh kimchi to gefilte fish, immigrant seniors across Queens participating in the city’s Meals-on-Wheels program have seen their enthnically diverse menu options replaced with whitewashed entrees like Salisbury steak and spinach. Now, new Councilman […]

Vallone hits the ground running

He’s only been in office for six weeks, but 19th District Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) is already proposing legislation and setting up a student program that could go citywide. The attorney, son of former Council […]

Expense and Capital Applications for Fiscal Year 2015

Each year our Council office will receive numerous requests for funding through the city’s expense and capital application procedure. As such please find all critical dates, links, procedures and deadlines for Fiscal Year 2015. After […]

Vallone Appoints Community & Cultural Affairs Liaisons

On January 27, Councilmember Paul Vallone announced the appointment of his initial Community & Cultural Affairs liaisons who will be working hand in hand with his office. Among those named were Michael Serao, Warren Schreiber, […]

Vallone Cites Experience with Seniors

Commenting on his recent appointment as chair of the City Council’s Subcommittee on Senior Centers, Councilmember Paul Vallone (D–Bayside) said that coupled with that he is also a member of the Aging Committee and he […]