Astoria Times

Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2010

Jackson Heights

Hiram done in by scandal

Community activist Francisco Moya bested former state Sen. Hiram Monserrate nearly two-to-one in last week’s Democratic primary, but was his win due to voters liking Moya or disliking Monserrate? Comment.
Jackson Heights

Dromm urges community to help with survey

City Councilman Danny Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) and Community Board 3 District Manager Giovanna Reid called upon area residents last week to participate in a survey aimed at fixing every pothole and picking up every piece of trash on every street corner in the area. Comment.
Astoria Times

Astoria pupils paint murals

City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) unveiled two murals painted by western Queens students that he funded to cover a blank wall underneath the Amtrak train overpass along 31st Street in Astoria. Comment.
Astoria Times

Maloney won over Saujani due to visibility: Insiders

Manhattan attorney Reshma Saujani may have been U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney’s (D-Astoria) toughest opposition in years, but the longtime congresswoman handily defeated her challenger in last week’s Democratic primary because she has been visible in her district, political insiders said. Comment.
Astoria Times

Group discusses LIC waterfront changes

As Green Shores NYC completed its listening sessions last week, the conglomeration of six activist groups found most residents were happy with the Astoria/Long Island City waterfront, but had a number of ideas for how to improve it. Comment.

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