Hillary Clinton visits Queens for campaign fundraiser
THE COURIER/Photos by Victoria Schneps-Yunis

Updated 3:22 p.m. Former Secretary of State and current presidential candidate Hillary Clinton appeared at Terrace on the Park Monday afternoon for a lucrative fundraiser in her honor. Rep. Joe Crowley, leader of the Queens County Democratic Party, and Rep. Grace Meng held the $2,700-per-plate campaign luncheon in support of Clinton’s 2016 campaign. It was […]

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City Council announces restoration of Peter Vallone Sr. namesake scholarship
Photo courtesy office of Councilman Paul Vallone

Follow @LiamLaGuerre “The original Dream Act” — as some call it — is alive. Thousands of eligible high school students across the city will once again be able to enjoy the rewards of a college scholarship, regardless of immigration status. Officials announced Tuesday the City Council Merit Based Scholarship, once named after former Speaker Peter […]

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Costa Constantinides sworn in as District 22’s new councilmember
Photo Courtesy of Councilmember Costa Constantinides' Office

Councilmember Costa Constantinides is ready to work for his community. The freshman legislator celebrated his inauguration Sunday at Long Island City High School as the new District 22 councilmember, representing Astoria, and parts of Long Island City, Woodside, East Elmhurst and Jackson Heights. Constantinides was sworn in by former City Council Speaker Peter Vallone Sr., […]

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Paul Vallone sworn into City Council during local inauguration
THE COURIER/Photo by Melissa Chan

Hundreds of residents packed into a school auditorium Saturday to watch Councilmember Paul Vallone get sworn into office. The early afternoon ceremony at P.S. 169 in Bay Terrace was attended by a lengthy list of dignitaries, including State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, City Comptroller Scott Stringer, Public Advocate Letitia James and Queens Borough President Melinda Katz. […]

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Costa Constantinides wins City Council District 22 race
THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

Costa Constantinides is making history and will now serve the community he has called home his whole life. The lifelong Astoria resident has been elected to fill Peter Vallone Jr.’s seat in City Council District 22 and represent Astoria, Long Island City and parts of Jackson Heights. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, he […]

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