Carolyn Maloney

Op-Ed: Time is running out – October 3 deadline for sick 9/11 First Responders and survivors
News Op-Ed 7/14/2013 at 1:49PM

CONGRESSMEMBER CAROLYN MALONEY The horrific terrorist attacks of 9/11 affected all of us, but survivors and the brave First Responders , many of whom risked everything to provide emergency aid, have suffered incomparable health problems and financial loss in the years following this awful tragedy. Recognizing that many of the victims of 9/11 continued to [...]

Death threats made against Rep. Carolyn Maloney over gun control support
Death threats made against Rep. Carolyn Maloney over gun control support
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 4/03/2013 at 12:02PM

Several death threats were phoned into Congressmember Carolyn Maloney’s New York office on Tuesday after the media reported her support of a bill requiring gun owners to carry liability insurance, according to a statement from the politician. Interns working in the office answered the calls and were “understandably shaken” by the threats, she said. Law [...]

Kaufman Astoria Studios extends lease by 99 years
Kaufman Astoria Studios extends lease by 99 years
Arts & Music Alexa Altman 10/18/2012 at 8:28AM

Keep the reels rolling! Senator Charles Schumer and Congressmember Carolyn Maloney announced the approval of Kaufman Astoria Studios’ 99 year lease term extension under the Historic Surplus Property Program by the National Park Service (NPS). Early this month, Schumer and Maloney requested that NPS approve this application, stating the extension would allow business expansion in [...]

Courier hosts Power Breakfast on future of LIC’s tech boom
Courier hosts Power Breakfast on future of LIC’s tech boom
Networking Events Terence M. Cullen 10/12/2012 at 10:16AM

Seth Pinsky, president of the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC), made clear that as business sectors based in the city move forward, technology will become more crucial. “As we like to say at EDC: whereas in the past the technology industry was a sector; increasingly, today, the economy itself is the tech sector.” [...]

Astoria Houses kids now have ‘Promise’
Astoria Houses kids now have ‘Promise’
News Michael Pantelidis 1/17/2012 at 8:53AM

More than 1,600 underprivileged children have been “granted” the opportunity to pursue their dreams. Local elected officials and community leaders gathered on January 13 to announce that a $500,000 Promise Neighborhood planning grant from the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) had been procured for the children of the Astoria Houses. The grant, which was secured [...]

Taminent Club celebrates 80 years
Taminent Club celebrates 80 years
News Alexa Altman 11/11/2011 at 4:26PM

Members of the Taminent Democratic Club, a political organization that supports local government, gathered at Riccardo’s by the Bridge in Astoria on November 5 for their 80thannual dinner dance. Several members of the Taminent Democratic Club received awards, including Linda Perno for “Woman of the Year” and Jeffery Sandhaus M.D. for “Man of the Year.” [...]

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 [...]

Honoring the fallen at St. Michael’s
Honoring the fallen at St. Michael’s
News Bob Doda 9/29/2011 at 3:15PM

Equally as striking as the monument listing the names of the 343 firefighters that sacrificed their lives on September 11, 2001 are the bricks at its base with the names of the first responders from all emergency services that died as a result of working on “the pile.” As of now, the number of first [...]