College Point Sports Complex project finally gets the funds needed to be completed
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The finish line is finally in sight for the construction of a College Point park. The College Point Sports Complex has officially received the required funding to complete the last leg of its construction, according to a release by Council Member Paul Vallone.   The final phase of the project required $5.5 million in funding; $500,000 is being allocated […]

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Northeast Queens streets should be safer, thanks to new speed humps and traffic signs
Photo courtesy of Councilman Vallone's press office

Pedestrians should be walking safer now that new speed humps and traffic signs have been installed throughout northeast Queens. Councilman Paul Vallone gained support from Queens Community Board 7 in Flushing, the Broadway-Flushing Homeowners Association and the Bowne Park Civic Association, in order to make the following enhancements. He requested three speed humps from the Department of Transportation […]

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UPDATE: Bayside street will be renamed after a beloved softball coach
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A Bayside street will be honorably renamed after a beloved softball coach who died last February. Bayside High School alumni gathered at the Queens Community Board 11 (CB 11) meeting in Bayside last month to request the local street renaming. Last week, the City Council passed Councilman Paul Vallone’s bill to co-name 32nd Avenue and 204th Street in honor of coach Stephen […]

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Whitestone street co-named in honor of resident who lost his life during 9/11 attack
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Family, neighbors and community leaders gathered beneath the sunshine in Whitestone on Tuesday for an emotional street co-naming ceremony honoring a local victim of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The corner of 154th Street and 26th Avenue was ceremonially renamed “Vincent Cangelosi Memorial Way,” in honor of a local resident who worked at Cantor Fitzgerald. […]

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PHOTOS: Early Independence Day fireworks light up the night in Bayside and Astoria
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Rockets of red glare and bombs bursting in air delighted thousands of spectators who attended two early Fourth of July fireworks shows held in Bayside and Astoria this week. Wednesday night saw the annual Independence Day fireworks display over Fort Totten, sponsored by Councilman Paul Vallone and the Bayside Historical Society. Various entertainment acts delighted […]

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