Search Results for Assemblymember Catherine Nolan

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 6/20/2013 at 1:07PM

MAYOR United Federation of Teachers, The Council of School Supervisors and Administrators endorsed Bill Thompson. Assemblymembers Edward Braunstein, Michael DenDekker, Aravella Simotas, Catherine Nolan, Margeret Markey, David Weprin, Michael Simanowitz, Andrew Hevesi and Francisco Moya endorsed Christine Quinn. Teamsters Joint Council 16 endorsed Christine Quinn.   BOROUGH PRESIDENT The Working Families Party endorsed Melinda Katz. [...]

Maspeth school renamed in honor of Geraldine Ferraro
Maspeth school renamed in honor of Geraldine Ferraro
Education & Kids Maggie Hayes 5/03/2013 at 11:42AM

A Maspeth elementary school is paying tribute to a trailblazer. Public School 290 has been renamed the Geraldine A. Ferraro Campus in honor of the first female vice presidential candidate and three-term U.S. congressmember. She passed away in 2011. The A.C.E. Academy for Scholars will open on the new campus in September of next year. [...]

Science extension connects LIC high schools
Science extension connects LIC high schools
Education & Kids Alexa Altman 10/22/2012 at 2:01PM

Two Long Island City schools have great chemistry. At a Thursday, October 18 ceremony, Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott cut the ribbon to open the science-oriented extension connecting Middle College High School and International High School at LaGuardia College in Long Island City. Joined by Congressmember Carolyn B. Maloney, Assemblymember Catherine Nolan, Middle College High [...]

The Center for the Women of New York celebrates 25 years
The Center for the Women of New York celebrates 25 years
News Queens Courier Staff 5/08/2012 at 1:00PM

The Center for the Women of New York hosted its 25th anniversary luncheon at the Douglaston Manor and Golf Club. The event honored “Woman of Distinction” Matilda Raffa Cuomo, former First Lady of New York State; Community Service awardee Assemblymember Catherine Nolan; Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley; Catherine Glover, Esq., NYS Democratic State Committeewoman; Sasha Greene, LMSW, [...]

Long Island City strip club denied liquor license
Long Island City strip club denied liquor license
News Steve Mosco 1/13/2012 at 11:51AM

            Instead of “take it off,” Long Island City is shouting, “shut it down!”             After rallying in front of a local strip club to block its opening, L.I.C. residents and officals got their wish as the club, Gypsy rose, was denied a liquor license by the State Liquor Authority on January 18.             Councilmember [...]

Clean up of Newtown Creek investigated
Clean up of Newtown Creek investigated
News Michael Pantelidis 10/26/2011 at 12:28PM

Indifference to filth and pollution for over a century has mutated Newtown Creek into more of a beast than a beauty. Beginning in the mid-1800s, contaminants were spewed into Newtown Creek by more than 50 refineries that called the waterway home, including sawmills, lumber and coal yards, fertilizer and glue factories, petrochemical plants and oil [...]

Investigate clean up of Newtown Creek
Investigate clean up of Newtown Creek
News Michael Pantelidis 10/24/2011 at 4:43PM

Indifference to filth and pollution for over a century has mutated Newtown Creek into more of a beast than a beauty. Beginning in the mid-1800s, contaminants were spewed into Newtown Creek by more than 50 refineries that called the waterway home, including sawmills, lumber and coal yards, fertilizer and glue factories, petrochemical plants and oil [...]

Long Island City DOG RUN fetches upgrades
News Alana Manning 10/11/2011 at 12:53PM

Tails are wagging as renovations are underway at the Vernon Boulevard Dog Run in Long Island City. Major improvements are being made to enhance the look and safety of the dog run. Senator Michael Gianaris, Assemblymember Catherine Nolan, and Councilmember Jimmy Van Bramer partnered with the New York State Department of Parks and Dog Owner [...]

Long Island City dog run groomed
Long Island City dog run groomed
Top Stories Steve Mosco 10/10/2011 at 11:09AM

A place to meet and socialize is important for members from all Queens communities – even four-legged ones. That is why elected officials and community leaders transformed a once “ruff” looking dog run into one that canines will agree is through the “roof.” “This is great. There is so much more space,” said Mitzi Copeland, [...]