Tag: aoc

Congressional art competition showcases student talent from AOC’s district

Apr. 23, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan Students from U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s district gathered in Astoria last week to showcase their visual art submissions for the Congressional Art Competition. The inaugural showcase, held on April 19 at the Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens on 30th Road in Astoria, displayed several pieces by high… Read more »

AOC makes case for tackling climate change with union jobs at Astoria town hall

Feb. 27, 2024 By Iryna Shkurhan US. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hosted a town hall in Astoria last week to discuss how federal climate change policy is playing out on a local level.  Five years after she laid out the Green New Deal vision with Senator Edward J. Markey of Massachusetts, Ocasio-Cortez who represents the Bronx… Read more »

Unauthorized vendors and the battle for the streets of Corona

Aug. 14, 2023 By Michael Dorgan *This article contains several video interviews below* Corona is one of the most diverse areas in Queens that has gained a reputation for being a food hub offering cuisine from all around the world, but an explosion of unauthorized street vending — and its knock-on effects — appears to… Read more »