Search Results for Assemblymember Ron Kim

Fraternity hazing and a cup of coffee for seniors
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 3/09/2014 at 6:36PM

New York State Assemblyman David Weprin proposed legislation that would expand the state’s current anti-hazing statute by prohibiting all physical conduct and physical activities required from fraternities during the pledging ceremonies is over the top.  Each year millions of college students each year successfully join a fraternity or sorority.  All survive and go on to [...]

More than 400 come out to honor 2014 ‘Rising Stars’
More than 400 come out to honor 2014 ‘Rising Stars’
Rising Stars Queens Courier Staff 3/03/2014 at 5:01PM

Just days before the Oscars, Queens was home to its own awards ceremony. Top young professionals from around the borough shined at The Queens Courier’s 2014 Rising Stars Awards & Networking Event. And this year, a Hollywood star even graced the stage.

Food for thought
Politics From Here Victor G. Mimoni 1/24/2014 at 12:44PM

It’s been a tasty week for those who view politics, rather than bread, as the staff of life. *Hizzoner heaped praise on city workers’ response to Tuesday’s near-foot-deep frosting, though countless commuters were hours late for dinner. Sanit commish and Bloomberg leftover John Doherty dished out the data, icing suggestions that the Upper East Side [...]

2013: The year in photos
2013: The year in photos
Top Stories Queens Courier Staff 12/29/2013 at 8:57AM

As we bid adieu to 2013, The Queens Courier brings you a look at the year that was . . . from the selection of a new Pope to the downfall of our elected officials, to tragedy, controversy and everything in between. And as we look ahead to 2014, we wish our new legislators luck and the best year for our readers.

EXCLUSIVE: Incoming Councilmember Paul Vallone names staff
EXCLUSIVE: Incoming Councilmember Paul Vallone names staff
Politics Melissa Chan 12/04/2013 at 3:33PM

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 [...]

Whitestone, Malba residents angry over noise from low-flying helicopters
Whitestone, Malba residents angry over noise from low-flying helicopters
Northeast Melissa Chan 9/25/2013 at 12:22PM

A recent helicopter route change meant to spare Long Island ears from a barrage of choppers could be the reason why some parts of Queens are now dealing with the rumble. “There are days my home vibrates,” said Alfredo Centola, president of the Malba Gardens Civic Association. “Things fall off the shelves.” Some 1,500 homes [...]

Primary guide: City Council District 19
Primary guide: City Council District 19
Politics Queens Courier Staff 9/04/2013 at 2:48PM

As the clock ticks closer to city primaries on Tuesday, September 10, The Courier would like to provide you, the reader and the voter, with a fair, detailed guide of who is running. Here is a list of the candidates in City Council District 19 (College Point, Auburndale-Flushing, Bayside, Whitestone, Bay Terrace, Douglaston and Little Neck), who [...]