Mayor Ed Koch

Vallone introduces legislation to remove Ed Koch from Queensboro Bridge name
Vallone introduces legislation to remove Ed Koch from Queensboro Bridge name
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 11/27/2013 at 12:20PM

One local politician is taking the next step to bring the Queensboro Bridge back to the borough. Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr. introduced legislation on Tuesday to reestablish the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge to its original name, the Queensboro Bridge. The city renamed the bridge in 2011 after the former Mayor Ed Koch, who passed away [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/25/2013 at 7:07AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 37 with a windchill as low as 16F. Winds from the West at 5 to 15 mph. Monday night: Mostly cloudy in the evening, then overcast. Low of 34 with a windchill as low as 27F. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: The Art [...]

Borough president candidates pick up endorsements
Borough president candidates pick up endorsements
Politics Terence M. Cullen 3/18/2013 at 10:29AM

As the candidates start to get out and campaign, the race is heating up for the next Queens borough president. Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr., who has led in terms of fundraising since mid-2012, was the most recent candidate to officially kick off his campaign with an event on Monday, March 11 in his native Astoria. [...]

One of the greatest mayors ever
News Queens Courier Staff 2/07/2013 at 11:56AM

BY PETER VALLONE SR. I served with Mayor Ed Koch for 12 years, the last four from 1986 through 1989, while I was the newly-elected head of the City Council, soon to be empowered as a truly independent legislative branch of government with the coming elimination of the unconstitutional Board of Estimate. He and I [...]

Street Talk: What do you think Mayor Ed Koch’s legacy will be?
Street Talk: What do you think Mayor Ed Koch’s legacy will be?
News Queens Courier Staff 2/05/2013 at 11:05AM

BY ANTHONTY O’REILLY & ADJANI SHAH I loved him; he was very straightforward. Overall his legacy will go on for a while…he knew where he stood. Dennis DeBorger I remember when he was mayor. He was a very good mayor, one of the best ones. The city was broke; I remember when he bought us [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/14/2012 at 7:26AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 86. Winds from the SSW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.Tuesday Night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers. Low of 73. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 60% with rainfall amounts near 0.5 in. [...]