Queens Welcomes Four New Councilmen

Queens Welcomes Four New Councilmen

Paul Vallone (above) celebrates his CD 19 victory with family and friends Tuesday night. BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Along with a new Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller and Borough President, Queens welcomed four new councilmen on Election Day, all of them Democrats. Starting on Jan. 1, Paul Vallone, Costa Constantinides, Rory Lancman and Daneek Miller […]

2013 ELECTIONS: District 20

Flushing Incumbent Facing Three Challengers Three challengers have risen in Council District 20, each hoping to defeat Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) in his bid for re-election. Green Party candidate Evergreen Chou, Jobs and Education candidate Martha Flores-Vasquez and Reform candidate Sunny Hahn have all thrown their names into the ring, facing off against the incumbent […]

2013 ELECTIONS: District 22

Candidates Seek To Replace Vallone Five candidates are vying to take over for term-limited Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) in Astoria. Former deputy chief of staff for Councilman James Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows), Democrat Costa Constantinides has assisted on key legislations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, to protect wetlands and to improve the quality of drinking […]

Constantinides Plans For Astoria’s Safety

BY TRISHA SAKHUJA Staff Writer On Oct. 22, Costa Constantinides, Democratic candidate for City Council District 22, unveiled a four-point plan to keep Western Queens safe. Standing with civic leaders at Columbus Triangle in Astoria, Constantinides said after knocking on 12,000 doors during his campaign, the most important concern the residents have is to continue […]