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Constantinides to Hold State of District Address Tuesday

Jan. 26, 2018 By Tara Law

Councilmember Costa Constantinides will hold his annual State of the District Address next Tuesday to discuss what he has achieved over the past year and to describe his plans for 2018.

The address will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at P.S. 17 Henry David Thoreau, located at 28-31 29th Street.

Constantinides has represented Astoria, East Elmhurst and sections of Long Island City and Woodside in the New York City Council since 2014.

“Every year, we take an evening to discuss our past successes as well as my priorities for our neighborhood over the coming years,” said Constantinides in a statement. “We look forward to speaking about our work including removing trailers from schools, getting dirty fuel oil out of power plants, investing in schools and libraries, and improving healthcare in Queens.”

The councilmember will also discuss upcoming initiatives, including legislation to encourage renewable energy use and to reduce emissions.

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