Officials Applaud School Holiday Passage

The New York State Senate last week passed S.6688, a bill that would allow the City Dept. of Education to close schools on days where a considerable portion of students are likely to be absent because of a cultural or religious holiday. The Assembly Companion Bill A.7756, sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing), passed on […]

Kim Starts CleanFlushing Initiative

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Pollution has been a long-running problem in Flushing and the CleanFlushing Initiative has been created to fight it. On Nov. 6, Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing) launched the CleanFlushing Initiative, a beautification program meant to organize a group of well-equipped volunteers to clean up the sidewalks and streets of Flushing and […]