Triumph of Civic Virtue

Jon Torodash explores City Council run against incumbent Koslowitz
Jon Torodash explores City Council run against incumbent Koslowitz
Central Terence M. Cullen 2/22/2013 at 12:01PM

Jon Torodash wants to bring “Civic Virtue” back to Queens. The Kew Gardens resident has begun exploring a run as an independent against incumbent Councilmember Karen Koslowitz, a Democrat, for City Council District 29. Born and raised in Forest Hills, Torodash, 31, returned to Queens about five years ago and said he would run a [...]

Electeds rally against relocation of Triumph of Civic Virtue to Brooklyn
Electeds rally against relocation of Triumph of Civic Virtue to Brooklyn
News Queens Courier Staff 12/11/2012 at 2:26PM

BY CHRISTOPHER BARCA The city may have won the battle regarding the relocation of the Triumph of Civic Virtue statue to a Brooklyn cemetery, but those opposed to the plan say the fight is not over. “They’re taking one of the last pieces of fine art in Queens from us,” said Councilmember Peter Vallone. “They [...]