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Council Member Julie Won holds town hall on Long Island City Neighborhood Plan

Apr. 18, 2024 By Queens Post News Team Over 135 Long Island City residents attended a town hall hosted by Council Member Julie Won on Monday evening to share recommendations about the Long Island City Neighborhood Plan, “One LIC,” which aims to attract investment to the neighborhood.  The town hall, the second to take place… Read more »

Council Member Won and LaGuardia Community College co-hosts ‘Celebrating the Women of Queens’

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Mar. 26, 2024 By Czarinna Andres Council Member Julie Won, who represents western Queens, and LaGuardia Community College/CUNY President Kenneth Adams co-hosted the “Celebrating the Women of Queens” event on Mar. 22, where nine women were recognized for their dedication and contributions to the Queens community. The ceremony, held during Women’s History Month at the…
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Queens lawmaker joins rally for traffic safety measures following tragic death of 8-Year-old boy in East Elmhurst

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Mar. 19, 2024 By Bill Parry State Sen. Jessica Ramos, joined by other elected officials and safe streets advocates, rallied Friday to demand the NYS Assembly include Sammy’s Law and other traffic safety measures in the final state budget—just two days after 8-year-old Bayron Palomino Arroyo was struck and killed in her district while walking…
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Long Island City Partnership kicks off month-long Lunar New Year festival celebrating Year of the Dragon at Red Sorghum Restaurant

Feb. 1, 2024 By Seán Ó Briain The Long Island City Partnership (LICP) launched its annual Lunar New Year business festival Wednesday at the newly-opened Red Sorghum restaurant on Jackson Avenue.  The event marks the beginning of a month-long LIC Lunar New Year celebration honoring the area’s rapidly growing Asian population and saluting the Year… Read more »

Western Queens residents receive turkeys, hot meals ahead of Thanksgiving

Nov. 22, 2023 By Czarinna Andres New York City Council Member Julie Won, in collaboration with Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement and numerous community partners, held a large-scale Thanksgiving event this past weekend. Over 4,000 residents in the western Queens area received hot meals and turkeys over the course of Saturday and Sunday in a… Read more »