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 […]

2013 ELECTIONS: District 19

Vallone, Saffran Differ On Zoning, Development With a seat left open by embattled Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone), the race for Council District 19 is a competitive battle between two community members. Democrat Paul Vallone and Republican Dennis Saffran are battling for the seat, with barbs being traded at debates and through the press. While the […]