Post Tagged with: "Peter Koo"

Council member Peter Koo makes his case for re-election as challenger Alison Tan looks on. (Photo by James Farrell via Queens Tribune)

Flushing Candidates Koo and Tan Face Off

Elections 2017, Queens July 7, 2017 at 4:27 pm

Peter Koo and Alison Tan discussed infrastructure funding, congestion and other issues concerning Flushing at a debate between the two Democratic candidates for City Council, reports Queens Tribune.

Alison Tan is challenging two-term Councilman Peter Koo. (Photo by Jon Cronin via Queens Tribune)

Alison Tan, Peter Koo’s Challenger, on Developers and More

East Asian, Elections 2017, Politics, Queens, Real Estate June 23, 2017 at 12:20 pm

Alison Tan, a Flushing community board member, is challenging City Council member Peter Koo. Her husband Ron Kim of the NYS Assembly initially endorsed Koo, Queens Tribune reports.

Alison Tan announcing her bid to unseat Council member Peter Koo (Photo by Ryan Brady via Queens Chronicle)

Wife of Ron Kim to Run Against Peter Koo

Elections 2017, Politics, Queens May 9, 2017 at 4:13 pm

Alison Tan, the wife of Ron Kim, announced she will challenge City Council member Peter Koo in the upcoming Democratic primary, reports Queens Chronicle.

Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) announces he is running for re-election.  (Photo courtesy of Peter Koo, via Times Ledger)

Koo Runs Again for City Council

Politics, Queens February 17, 2017 at 3:24 pm

The “mayor of Flushing,” City Council member Peter Koo, announced Feb. 13 that he is running for re-election, Times Ledger reports.

City Councilman Peter Koo is among the attendees at the launch of a business survey for Flushing (Photo by Madina Toure via Times Ledger)

Flushing Businesses to be Surveyed

Business, East Asian, Latino, Queens March 14, 2016 at 3:56 pm

Flushing businesses and the city’s Small Business Services Department will document the area’s need for services through a survey of businesses in the area, Times Ledger reports.

On Jan. 13, 2016, members of the New York City Council and representatives of the Korean American Association of Queens New York stood in front of City Hall to celebrate Korean American Day. (Photo via Korea Daily)

Marking 113 Years of Korean Immigration

East Asian, Immigration, Manhattan, Metro Area January 15, 2016 at 1:25 pm

On Jan. 13 in both New York and New Jersey, politicians and representatives of Korean-American organizations celebrated 113 years of Korean immigration to the U.S., Korea Daily reports.

Area residents show a jam-packed No. 7 train and platform at a recent meeting on the proposed Flushing West development (Photo by Victoria Zunitch via Queens Chronicle)

Will Flushing Creek Get Cleaned Up for Flushing West?

Business, Environment, Housing, Queens, Real Estate November 23, 2015 at 12:28 pm

Queens leaders and community residents expressed concerns recently about how the Flushing West development might affect the community, both Queens Tribune and Queens Chronicle report.

Lunar New Year’s Resolution: 7 Train Service to Remain Normal

Lunar New Year’s Resolution: 7 Train Service to Remain Normal

East Asian, Queens, Transportation January 23, 2015 at 5:50 pm

The 7 train that serves Flushing, plagued by construction delays, will have normal service during the Lunar New Year in February, World Journal 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.

Marchers at the recent Korean Day Parade in New York (Photo by Yehyun Kim for Voices of NY)

A Korean American Day in New York?

East Asian, New York November 18, 2014 at 3:57 pm

The City Council will soon take up Council member Peter Koo’s resolution to make Jan. 13 Korean American Day, reports The Korea Times.

Korean Parade on Avenue of the Americas

Korean Parade on Avenue of the Americas

Culture, East Asian, Featured Posts October 6, 2014 at 6:34 pm

The 34th Annual Korean Day Parade went on despite heavy rain on Oct. 4.

Flushing's streets are filled with potential ID holders. (Photo via World Journal)

NYC’s ID: Why Some Say it Will Have Broad Appeal

Immigration, New York September 26, 2014 at 5:39 pm

NYC’s municipal ID cards, set to be unveiled in January, should have a broad appeal, reports World Journal’s English language edition.

At a press conference, representatives from organizations in KAHSPA, joined by  local politicians, encouraged Koreans to visit them and get help. (Photo via Korea Times)

Ask for Help, Korean Families Told

East Asian, Queens, Social Services September 18, 2014 at 5:36 pm

Local politicians and Korean social services organizations recently urged Korean families to ask for help to avoid tragedies such as the murder-suicide that took place on September 9 in Flushing, Korea Times reports.

Houses being rebuilt affect the characteristics of the neighborhood. (Photo by Yukuang Chan via Sing Tao Daily)

Tensions in Queens as Chinese Rebuild Houses

East Asian, Housing, Queens July 29, 2014 at 5:22 pm

In Queensboro Hill, Chinese homeowners who rebuild houses are drawing the ire of neighbors who say the changes are damaging the neighborhood’s harmony, reports Sing Tao Daily.

City Council Members Margaret Chin and Peter Koo launch NYC Hepatitis B Awareness Week. (Photo via The Lo-Down)

Hepatitis B Awareness Week Kicks Off in NYC

Asian, Health July 22, 2014 at 5:15 pm

City Council members Margaret Chin and Peter Koo announced NYC Hepatitis B Awareness Week in front of City Hall, The Lo-Down reports.