Welcome Back, Scholarship

It was with great pleasure that we reported on the reinstatement of the Peter F. Vallone Sr. Scholarship this week. For more than 10 years, the scholarship assisted students – regardless of immigration status – by giving them money to go to the City University of New York. While New York State continues to debate […]

Vallone Honored For Animal Protection

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Reporter Former Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. has been named one of America’s Top 10 Animal Defenders by the Animal Legal Defense Fund. In 2013, his final year in the City Council, he successfully initiated and passed a registry of animal abusers, one of the first in the nation. The impetus for […]