Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr.

Astoria school honored for high state test scores
Astoria school honored for high state test scores
Education & Kids Angy Altamirano 8/15/2013 at 3:28PM

Although P.S. 122 in Astoria was facing big changes a few months ago from the Department of Education, the students showed they can excel beyond the average city scores. On August 13, Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr. celebrated students, teachers and Principal Pamela Sabel for their hard work in earning high scores on the new [...]

More patrol officers coming to city parks
More patrol officers coming to city parks
Police Angy Altamirano 3/17/2013 at 11:47AM

Officials from the Parks Department announced it will be adding 81 new Parks Enforcement Patrol officers (PEP) to help prevent crime in greenspaces around the city. Parks Commissioner Veronica White and Queens Parks Commissioner Dorothy Lewandowski made the announcement at the monthly meeting of the Astoria Civic Association. Councilmember Peter F. Vallone Jr., chair of [...]