Queens’ Rising Star?

Here at QConf, we like to see hometown folk make good on a national stage. Last week, it was announced that Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Fresh Meadows) was the sole East Coast finalist selected by EMILY’s List to take part in the organization’s Gabrielle Giffords Rising Star awards. One of the youngest members of the New […]

Elected Officials Call For Immigration Reform

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Elected officials and civic leaders came together in Flushing to demand comprehensive immigration reform, not next year, not eventually, but right now. U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Melville) was joined by civic leaders and elected officials from northeast Queens to call for a vote in the House of Representatives on immigration […]

Civic Leaders Protest Bayside School

By Joe Marvilli Staff Writer Elected officials, civic leaders and homeowners came together across the street from a proposed school site on a busy avenue to say loud and clear, do not put it here. State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D-Hillcrest) held a press conference on July 19 to protest a […]