Tag: state-senator-john-liu

Flushing Army veteran gets inducted into NY Senate Veterans Hall of Fame 


May. 31, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Flushing resident Ryan Su was inducted into the New York State Senate Veterans Hall of Fame by State Senator John Liu earlier this week for his longtime service to both the country and the local community. From 2012 to 2015, Su served in the United States Army as an…
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Sammy’s Law passed: Queens leaders hail new legislation enabling NYC to lower speed limits for safer streets

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May. 1, 2024 By Ethan Marshall Queens Assemblymember Jessica González-Rojas and State Senator John Liu joined community advocates Tuesday to celebrate the passage of Sammy’s Law, a legislation that allows for New York City to determine its own speed limits, in the latest New York State budget. The legislation is meant to help reduce traffic…
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Homeowners and renters can learn about available tax exemptions at upcoming info sessions


Jan. 12, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan With tax season here, state Sen. John Liu is hosting information sessions in partnership with the NYC Department of Finance (DOF) to help residents apply for rent and property tax relief.  New York homeowners, for instance, who meet certain criteria can save hundreds to thousands of dollars on their annual property taxes this year. Homeowners are advised, depending on their situation, to challenge the assessed value of their property, with a lower value reducing their tax bill.  Depending on their home classification, they have until March 1 or March 15 to appeal their assessed…
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Contracts restored at Rainbow Child Development Center

Jun. 30, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Contracts have now been restored at the Rainbow Child Development Center just two weeks after a rally was held calling on the New York City Department of Education to not close the program. As a result, enrollment for the 2023-24 school year has been restored and parents have already begun…
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Annual Memorial Day ceremony held at Korean War memorial in Kissena Park

May. 30, 2023 By Julia Moro On Friday, May 26, the second annual Memorial Day Ceremony in Kissena Park brought live music, local dignitaries, veterans groups, a presentation of the Colors by members of the Francis Lewis High School JROTC, a flower-laying ceremony and more to the Flushing community. Those in attendance included Councilwoman Sandra…
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Queens DA, 109th Precinct announce program to assist Flushing businesses prevent ‘unwanted activity’

Apr. 26, 2023 By Ethan Marshall Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz and the NYPD on Wednesday, April 26, announced the launch of the Flushing Merchants Business Improvement Program to help aid local merchants in preventing disruptive and unwanted activity within their businesses. Katz was joined by NYPD officials, members of the Flushing business community and…
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