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City Council District 22

Incumbent: Peter F. Vallone, Jr. (D)

Challengers: Lynne Serpe (G), Tom Dolley (R).

Communities: Astoria, Long Island City; parts of Jackson Heights, Rikers, Randalls and Wards Islands.

June, 2010

Leaders take to the streets to preserve Astoria firehouse  

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Council District 30: A bevy of western Queens elected officials called on the city not to close Astoria’s Engine 262 Ladder or other Queens firehouses amid Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s budgetary proposal to eliminate four sites in the borough. Comments (4).

May, 2010

Vallone urges notification of plans to build cell tower

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Council District 22: City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) is calling on the city to alert local communities and their elected officials before a new cell tower or antenna is to be placed on top of a building near residential neighborhoods. Comment.

Vallone, Quinn advocate public recycling program   

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Council District 22: City Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan) joined Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) at Astoria Park this week to announce a push for an expanded recycling program in public sites throughout the city. Comment.

Vallone slams cuts to CUNY scholarships

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Council District 22: City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) joined a room full of Queens College students this week to blast proposed city budget cuts that would eliminate a scholarship fund created 13 years ago by his father. Comment.

April, 2010

Vallone protests cuts at PS 2  

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Council District 22: At East Elmhurst’s PS 2 last Thursday around 5 p.m., the time working parents usually are picking up their children from an after-school program, a commotion was brewing out front. Comment.

February, 2010

Astoria power plant closes under pressure

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Council District 22: It took eight years to shut down the Charles Poletti Power Project, but Astoria leaders and the New York Power Authority said it was better late then never for the borough’s environment. Comment.