Councilmember James Gennaro

Candidates pick up political endorsements
News Melissa Chan 3/21/2012 at 4:14PM

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand recently picked up the endorsement of the New York State Democratic Committee for her try at re-election. The senator, whose term expires this year, is running for her first full six-year term. Vying for her seat, George Maragos — the current elected comptroller of Nassau County — gained the support of [...]

No ticket while getting your ticket
News Michael Pantelidis 1/24/2012 at 1:31PM

New legislation is aiming to please drivers by “parking” many of their muni-meter tickets. The City Council recently passed a bill that will spare commuters the stress of receiving a parking ticket while retrieving their muni-meter receipt. Prior to the bill, if a driver presented a valid receipt to a traffic enforcement agent, there was [...]

Flushing school gets new technology
Flushing school gets new technology
Education & Kids Michael Pantelidis 1/16/2012 at 1:17PM

Students from P.S./I.S. 499 recently marveled at their school’s new media lab. Second, fifth and seventh graders joined parents, faculty and Councilmember James Gennaro at the school, located at 148-20 Reeves Avenue in Flushing, for a ribbon cutting ceremony on January 13 held to officially unveil the center. The media lab, made possible through Resolution [...]

Local official team up to help during Holiday Toy, Coat and Food Drive
Local official team up to help during Holiday Toy, Coat and Food Drive
News Michael Pantelidis 12/07/2011 at 11:44AM

A joint effort across eastern Queens is attempting to provide children and their families with warm bodies, full stomachs and plenty of presents to open on Christmas. Councilmember James Gennaro united with New York Cares service events manager Joseph Salas, Marine Corps Staff Sergeants Daniel Sweeney and David Bonney of the Sixth Communications Battalion and [...]