Councilmember-elect Paul Vallone has picked the team he’ll take to City Hall in January, The Courier has learned. The seven-member staff consists mostly of longtime supporters and includes two former employees of Queens elected officials and the aunt of a local assemblymember. “These are people who believed in me five years ago, when I first […]
The 40-year Vallone legacy will live on in City Hall. Paul Vallone, 46, will carry his family’s name in the City Council for the next four years after winning election Tuesday to lead District 19 in northeast Queens. Vallone beat Republican Dennis Saffran with 57.2 percent of the vote, as of midnight with all precincts reporting, […]
Governor Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Democratic City Council candidate Paul Vallone for District 19 Wednesday. Cuomo said Vallone could carry the legacy of his family. “I have known the Vallone family for decades and admire their contributions of public service to the City of New York,” the governor said in a […]
Paul Vallone can pop the champagne bottle — again. Final vote counts officially sealed the win for the Flushing attorney in a hard-fought and close Democratic primary race for City Council. “I couldn’t be any more excited,” said Vallone, 46. “It was a delayed week, but it was very exciting.” Vallone declared his victory on […]
Attorney Paul Vallone declared he came out on top in a contentious Democratic primary race to replace scandal-scarred Councilmember Dan Halloran. Vallone defeated his four opponents by taking about 31 percent of the vote on September 10, according to unofficial results. With nearly 99 percent of precincts reporting, Vallone won 2,723 votes, while runner-up candidate […]
Borough President Helen Marshall came to the Clinton Democratic Club to install the new Young Dems, board of trustees, executive board and president, Paul Vallone. The club presented Anthony Barsamian with a Certificate of Recognition as a semifinalist in the Intel Science Talent Search Competition. Another speaker at the installation, Anthony Iuliano, Department of Buildings […]
Queens Library officials and Councilman Paul Vallone hosted a meeting at the Douglaston-Little Neck branch this week to discuss upgrades funded by a $1.03 million allocation by the councilman and Borough President Melinda Katz.
The Board of Elections (BOE) was met with local disapproval after announcing the removal of the Scheuer House of Bayside and Le Havre in Whitestone as voting sites for upcoming and future general elections.
Local elected officials joined the Broadway-Flushing Homeowners Association on Saturday during a rally in Bowne Park to draw attention to the renewed fight to have the area recognized by the Landmarks Preservation Commission (LPC).
Lawmakers at the city, state and federal level met with Whitestone residents this month to address complaints of excessive noise pollution from low flying helicopters and outline courses of action to lessen the impact on the community.
The project has state Senator Tony Avella at odds with a legislative colleague, state Senator Toby Ann Stavisky, who represents the district where the street is located and supports the plaza proposal.
A proposal to close off street traffic for a pedestrian plaza off Flushing’s Northern Boulevard was met with opposition from neighborhood groups concerned that the change will worsen existing congestion and traffic problems.