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 […]

Clean-Up Held For Flushing Burial Ground

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Last weekend, the community cleaned up an old burial ground that has suffered from decades of neglect. Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing), Green Earth Urban Gardens, the Queensboro Hill Neighborhood Association and the Dept. of Parks held an “It’s My Park Day” event on Oct. 19. Volunteers worked on weeding, mulching […]