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NE Queens councilmen reveal participatory budget results

Winning projects from the week of participatory budgeting were announced by northeast Queens City Council members this week, which mostly included upgrades to public schools. Bayside High School got the most votes in Councilman Paul […]

Vallone Commemorates Armenian Genocide

Councilman Paul Vallone commemorated the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide at the Armenian Church of the Holy Martyrs and the Armenian Genocide Commemoration in Times Square. At Holy Martyrs, Vallone recognized the victims in a […]

Bowne Park plans announced

Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) stood with Borough President Melinda Katz and Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski, to announce the design plans for Bowne Park’s playground upgrade in Flushing. The upgrade is the first part of […]

Bowne Park Playground To Get A Facelift

The City Parks Department unveiled a new design plan on Tuesday, which looks to upgrade the playground at Bowne Park in Flushing. The $2.5 million renovation project will be completed in two phases – the […]

Good $$$ news for Udalls Cove group

Volunteers for the Udalls Cove Preservation Committee’s annual wetlands cleanup on Saturday filled a 25-cubic-yard Dumpster and got rewarded with a total of $710,000 in city and state funding. Walter Mugdan, president of the UCPC, […]

World Yoga Day on June 21?

A resolution has been tabled in the New York City Council to recognise June 21 as ‘World Yoga Day’ here in line with the United Nations’ decision to commemorate the day annually. The resolution was […]