Congressmember Joseph Crowley visits the Chamber


By Queens Courier Staff

Congressman Joseph Crowley treated the Queens Chamber of Commerce and various business owners to a town hall-style meeting at the Chamber headquarters at the Bulova Center in Astoria on July 11. The discussion focused mainly on the debt ceiling and how it might impact small businesses and Queens as a whole. Crowley, who is also […]

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Crowley, Katz and Vallone – three peas in a pod


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

To the victor go the spoils.  Don’t be surprised when Congressmember and Queens County Democratic Party Chairperson Joseph Crowley and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz reward State Senator Tony Avella, New York City Councilmember Leroy Comrie, Deputy Borough President Barry Grodenchik and New York State Senator Jose Peralta for being loyal members in good standing. […]

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When Queens County Democratic Chairman Crowley talks – candidates listen


| lpenner@queenscourier.com

New York State Senator Tony Avella withdrawing from the race for Queens Borough President is no surprise.  Once Congressmember and Queens County Democratic Party Chairperson Joseph Crowley crowned former NYC Councilmember Melinda Katz as his choice, the previous crowded field began to disappear.  State Senator Tony Avella now joins NYC Councilmember Leroy Comrie, Deputy Borough […]

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Queens congressmembers get mixed results on environment


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Some Queens congressmembers aced their green test last year. But some were average, and one was at the bottom of the class. That is according to the New York League of Conservation Voters (NYLCV) latest national environmental scorecard. Congressmembers Steve Israel and Carolyn Maloney were tops, with each scoring a 97, followed by Joseph Crowley […]

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Crowley at Maspeth Town Hall Irish Celebration


By Queens Courier Staff

On Sunday, March 13, Congressmember Joseph Crowley took part in Maspeth Town Hall’s annual St. Patrick’s Day celebration at St. Adalbert’s Parish Hall. Crowley, a regular participant at Maspeth Town Hall’s celebration, entertained members by singing a traditional Irish Folk tune after congratulating all members of Maspeth Town Hall on another year of outstanding service […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Crowley calls for Monserrate to resign


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

The day after the verdict in State Senator Hiram Monserrate’s assault trial, Queens Congressmember Joseph Crowley, who is also the head of the Queens County Democratic Party, called on the embattled Senator to resign. “Mr. Monserrate’s conviction for recklessly injuring his girlfriend leaves too many questions about his judgment and ability to lead,” Crowley said […]

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Crowley reads to youngsters at Elmhurst Hospital


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Youngsters at Elmhurst Hospital’s pediatric unit received free books during a recent visit and even got to hear stories read from a special guest – Congressmember Joseph Crowley. Crowley, who represents parts of northwest Queens, read three books to the children on Wednesday, August 26 as part of the Reach Out and Read campaign at […]

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Crowley reads to youngsters at Elmhurst Hospital


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Youngsters at Elmhurst Hospital’s pediatric unit received free books during a recent visit and even got to hear stories read from a special guest – Congressmember Joseph Crowley. Crowley, who represents parts of northwest Queens, read three books to the children on Wednesday, August 26 as part of the Reach Out and Read campaign at […]

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Crowley secures funds for after school programs


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Students from seven schools in western Queens will receive additional help with after school activities promoting science and engineering skills thanks to $10,000 in federal funding secured by Congressmember Joseph Crowley. Crowley recently presented the $10,000 in federal Crime Stopper funds to Maspeth Town Hall to go towards their LEGO Robotics program, which schools are […]

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Crowley sworn in by Pelosi


By Queens Courier Staff

United States Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (front row, second from left) held the Bible during Queens Congressmember Joseph Crowley’s at the swearing in of the 111th Congress in Washington D.C. Members of Crowley’s extended family attended the ceremony.

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Crowley visits Garden School students


By Queens Courier Staff

Congressmember Joseph Crowley recently visited Garden School, an independent school in Jackson Heights, to give a speech about the importance of being a good citizen. Crowley’s visit marked the beginning of Garden School’s year-long program about citizenship. Crowley spoke to more than 300 students from pre-kindergarten through 12th grade about how they can play a […]

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