Francisco Moya

Op-Ed: Help students achieve their DREAMs
News Op-Ed 6/14/2013 at 2:51PM

BY ASSEMBLYMEMBER FRANCISCO MOYA New York City is a microcosm of the world, and its diversity is what has made it the cultural and economic hub of the nation. Over the centuries, waves of immigrants have built businesses, churned economic activity and brought fresh perspectives. Today’s immigrants are no different. To deny our young, promising [...]

Ecuador routs Chile in front of thousands at Citi Field
Ecuador routs Chile in front of thousands at Citi Field
News Terence M. Cullen 8/16/2012 at 3:34PM

Draped in a Chilean flag outside of Citi Field, Manuel Rojas stood with his father as they were interviewed by Ernesto Diaz — who Rojas said was a big name in Chilean radio. Rojas, 18, from Bridgeport, Connecticut, predicted Chile would best Ecuador in the night’s international friendly match at the ballpark 2-1, despite the [...]

Op Ed: Soccer stadium would be a major league score
Op Ed: Soccer stadium would be a major league score
News Queens Courier Staff 7/13/2012 at 11:38AM

BY ASSEMBLYMEMBER FRANCISCO MOYA With Major League Soccer (MLS) looking to expand in New York City and a growing population addicted to the world’s game, the time has come for a dedicated soccer stadium within the city. And there is no better place for it than in the park where my father taught me to [...]

City, MLS in talks to bring soccer to Queens
News Terence M. Cullen 7/10/2012 at 2:09PM

Elected officials and soccer fans alike are hoping that they city does not pass on a soccer stadium in Queens. The city has been in talks with Major League Soccer (MLS) to build a stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park and bring what would be the league’s 20th team to Queens, a state official said. Currently, [...]

Scrabble sign reinstalled for ‘triple word score’
Scrabble sign reinstalled for ‘triple word score’
News Michael Pantelidis 10/25/2011 at 11:15AM

Jackson Heights’ newest street sign is earning a “triple word score” with neighborhood residents. The sign, which is located on the southeast corner of 81st Street and 35th Avenue, commemorates the birthplace of the beloved board game Scrabble. It was originally installed in 1995 outside the Community United Methodist Church, where Alfred Butts invented the [...]