Post Tagged with: "Margaret Chin"

Margaret Chin and supporters (Photo by Carl Glassman via Tribeca Trib)

How Key Council Races Shook Out

Elections 2017, New York November 8, 2017 at 4:02 pm

There were few surprises in the results of many council races across the city on Nov. 7.

Christopher Marte (Photo  via The Villager)

The Battle for Chin’s Council Seat Continues

East Asian, Elections 2017, Manhattan October 5, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Two of Margaret Chin’s challengers are on the ballot for the general election. The Villager reports on what they and a political consultant have to say.

Eric Gonzalez (center) celebrated his campaign victory at the Williamsburg Hotel surrounded by his wife Dagmar (second from left), his three sons and Lu-Shawn Thompson (right), the widow of the late Ken Thompson. (Photo by Rob Abruzzese via Brooklyn Daily Eagle)

Few Surprises on Primary Day

Elections 2017, New York September 13, 2017 at 2:56 pm

Community publications across the city covered notable and close results in the Sept. 12 primaries.

Margaret Chin (center) at a meeting at Sing Tao Daily with (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Margaret Chin Battles for Re-election

East Asian, Elections 2017 August 10, 2017 at 3:49 pm

Sing Tao Daily interviewed Margaret Chin, running for her third and last possible term as City Council representative from District 1 in Manhattan.

Photo via Margaret Chin's Twitter page

Changes in Demographic Data Collected by City Agencies

Demographics, Government, LGBTQ, New York October 21, 2016 at 2:14 pm

Legislation passed by the City Council will have city agencies gather more accurate demographic data to better service LGBT people and communities of color, reports Times Ledger.

Yuh-Line Niou visiting Open Door Senior Center to thank her supporters (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Votes Key to Niou’s Victory  

East Asian, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics September 16, 2016 at 12:06 pm

[Editor’s note: After Yuh-Line Niou won the primary election in Assembly District 65, Sing Tao Daily examines the votes the six candidates received in the Chinatown poll sites and concluded that now voters in Chinatown are statistically significant enough to send a candidate to a public office alone. The dataRead More

Competing campaign flyers on a storefront window in Chinatown. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Assembly District 65 Candidates Wooing Voters with Tricks

East Asian, Elections 2016, Manhattan, Politics September 2, 2016 at 6:02 pm

The competition for Sheldon Silver’s seat in lower Manhattan is strong, and some candidates are resorting to questionable tactics, reports Sing Tao Daily.

Attendees at the recent forum to discuss the Canal Street Triangle (Photo by Mike Hong via World Journal)

What Next for the Canal Street Triangle?

East Asian, Manhattan August 29, 2016 at 12:21 pm

World Journal reports on a recent forum held to discuss a redesign of the Canal Street Triangle, long viewed as a gateway to Chinatown.

City Council member Margaret Chin (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

Margaret Chin Copes with Controversy after Liang Conviction

East Asian, Government, Police February 19, 2016 at 4:58 pm

In an exclusive, and emotional, interview with Sing Tao Daily, City Council member Margaret Chin speaks about the conviction of Peter Liang. She had been one of the few in the Chinese community who called for an indictment of the officer over the fatal shooting of Akai Gurley.

Sheldon Silver attending the 43rd anniversary of the Open Door senior center. The third from the left in the back row is Pauline Ng (Photo by Yingzi Yin via World Journal)

Sheldon Silver Still Supported in Chinatown

East Asian, Manhattan, Politics December 1, 2015 at 10:32 pm

Residents of Chinatown expressed support for Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, convicted on seven counts of corruption on Nov. 30, and mused about the possibility of a Chinese candidate being elected to fill his seat, according to reports in Sing Tao Daily and World Journal.

Children will get to celebrate the Lunar New Year without having to miss school. (Photo by Fenix_21, Creative Commons license)

Finally, Lunar New Year Is on the School Calendar

Asian, Education, New York, Traditions June 23, 2015 at 5:28 pm

Asian communities in the city chalked up a victory June 23 when Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced that the Lunar New Year would go on the school calendar as a holiday. Sing Tao Daily reports on the community’s reaction.

More than 3,000 people gathered at Chatham Square to oppose Peter Liang’s indictment. (Photo via World Journal)

Protesting to Support Peter Liang

Brooklyn, East Asian, Manhattan, Police March 13, 2015 at 4:34 pm

More than 3,000 people gathered at Chatham Square in Chinatown to protest in support of NYPD officer Peter Liang, indicted in the death of Akai Gurley.

The scene at a vigil in Chinatown for slain NYPD officers. (Photo by Tequila Minsky via The Villager)

A Vigil in Chinatown

East Asian, Manhattan, Police January 8, 2015 at 3:24 pm

A vigil was held in remembrance of NYPD officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, sponsored by numerous associations in the neighborhood, The Villager reports.

City Council member Margaret Chin (Photo by Rong Xiaoqing via Sing Tao Daily)

Criticized, City Council Member Chin Holds Firm

East Asian, Manhattan, Police, Politics December 29, 2014 at 1:23 pm

City Council member Margaret Chin, despite being criticized, continues to favor the indictment of policeman Peter Liang, Sing Tao Daily reports.

DRUM and CAAAV rallied against police brutality in front of Rego Park Mall in Queens.  (Photo from Committee Against Anti-Asian Violence via World Journal)

Some Chinese Call for Indictment of Peter Liang

Criminal Justice, East Asian, New York, Police December 19, 2014 at 1:42 pm

In stories from the World Journal, City Council member Margaret Chin and local Asian groups are calling for the indictment of Officer Peter Liang over the shooting death of Akai Gurley.