Markey Takes the Oath In Maspeth

With the new state legislative session beginning next month in Albany, Assemblywoman Margaret Markey (third from right) held a ceremonial inauguration last Friday, Dec. 5, at her Maspeth district office. Rep. Grace Meng had the honor of swearing Markey in for her ninth term in office. Various community activists and civic leaders were on hand for the occasion. Pictured from left to right are Det. Thomas Bell of the 104th Precinct Community Affairs Unit; Capt. Christopher Manson, 104th Precinct commanding officer; Marie Torniali of the Central Astoria Local Development Corporation; Dermot Smyth of the United Federation of Teachers; Meng; Judge Charles Markey, the assemblywoman’s husband; Markey; James Robson of Electrical Workers Local 3 Union; and Janice Melnick, the Parks Department’s Flushing Meadows-Corona Park administrator.

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