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District 26

Julie Won

Sunnyside, Woodside, Long Island City, Astoria, Dutch Kills

8/10/2023 PoliticsNY In the Community with Council Member Julie Won
8/9/2023 The New York Ilbo 뉴욕시 SBS 케빈 김 소기업국장+줄리 원 의원 (SBS Tour)
8/7/2023 American Kahani New York City Honors Dr. B. R. Ambedkar’s Legacy by Co-naming a Street Intersection After Him
8/2/2023 Queens Post AOC joins Queens officials for rally supporting unauthorized vendors ousted from Corona Plaza Park
8/2/2023 PIX 11 Corona Plaza street vendors, officials protest NYC enforcement: ‘That is cruelty’
7/25/2023 Queens Post Won joins community groups in welcoming migrants to Sunnyside with family-style dinner, resource fair
6/28/2023 Queens Gazette $75K In Funding For After-School Programming
6/26/2023 Queens Post Woodside street co-named in honor of B.R. Ambedkar, the father of India’s constitution
6/15/2023 Queens Post Resurfacing of Big Bush Park athletic field in Woodside begins, project likely to come in under budget
6/15/2023 Queens Post Long Island City Partnership unveils dog-themed art installations highlighting neighborhood’s canine friendliness
6/14/2023 QNS Queens residents, leaders sound off on housing crisis
5/23/2023 Streetsblog Not Again: Queensboro Bridge Pedestrian Path Delayed Til ‘Mid-2024’
5/12/2023 Queens Post Queens Tech Council holds spring meetup at LaGuardia Community College
5/5/2023 Queens Post Western Queens schools to get upgrades via nearly $1 million in participatory budget funds
4/28/2023 Fox 5 New NYC bill aims to base parking ticket fines on a violator’s income
4/24/2023 Queens Daily Eagle Adams calls for feds to step up amid migrant crisis
4/13/2023 Queens Post AOC rallies with progressive leaders in Astoria calling on legislators to prioritize the working class in the delayed state budget
4/12/2023 Queens Post ‘A home run for the borough of Queens’: New $5 million Cohen Family Wellness Center opens in Woodside
4/11/2023 Queens Daily Eagle Federal plans for Newtown Creek worry Long Island City locals
3/31/2023 Queens Post Residents can decide how to spend $1 million on western Queens capital projects during participatory budgeting voting period
3/30/2023 Queens Post DOT to install traffic lights at Astoria intersection where 7-year-girl was fatally struck in February
3/30/2023 Queens Post Western Queens community donation drive nets more than 50 bags of clothing and essential items for migrants
3/30/2023 Queens Post LaGuardia Community College honors eight women for their community service in western Queens
3/29/2023 Queens Ledger Ramadan Food Drive feeds 150 families in Astoria
3/17/2023 Streetsblog Delay Ahead: Queensboro Bridge Pedestrian Path Now Put Off Til ‘Early 2024’
3/12/2023 NPR Asylum dreams remain elusive for tens of thousands of migrants bused to New York
3/9/2023 Queens Post DOT commissioner visits the intersection in Astoria where a 7-year-old girl was fatally struck last month
3/7/2023 Gothamist NYC spends nearly $370 daily on each asylum seeker household. The sum could top $1.4B this fiscal year.
3/3/2023 News 12 City Council holds hearing on how agencies are spending over $400 million budget to aid migrants
3/3/2023 amNY Migrant crisis | City Council grills Adams admin officials on food cost disparities among homeless shelters and relief centers
3/3/2023 Daily News NYC spending an average of nearly $5 million per day on housing, feeding migrants: ‘This is not sustainable’
3/3/2023 Crain’s New York City Council scrutinizes city’s maze of asylum-seeker care
3/3/2023 Noticias NY Concejo Municipal cuestiona manejo de fondos para atender a solicitantes de asilo
3/3/2023 Daily News NYC spending an average of nearly $5 million per day on housing, feeding migrants: ‘This is not sustainable’
3/3/2023 Queens Post Beacon Wind project will repower ‘Asthma Alley’ with renewable energy facility in Astoria
3/1/2023 NY Times N.Y.P.D. Fails to Appear at Hearing on Contentious Policing Unit
3/1/2023 Daily News NYPD no-show at Council hearing for SRG riot unit at George Floyd protests sparks outrage, lawmakers threaten funding cuts
2/28/2023 Queens Daily Eagle Astoria mourns child killed by driver
2/27/2023 Queens Post Astoria community rallies for traffic lights at intersection where 7-year-old was killed
2/26/2023 Queens Daily Eagle Officials call for changes to Astoria intersection where girl was killed
2/26/2023 Streetsblog Dolma’s Grieving Father, Pols Seek Traffic Light at Fatal Corner — But Larger Safety Improvements are Needed
2/26/2023 CBS New York Family members, lawmakers demand stop light at Queens intersection where 7-year-old was killed
2/23/2023 Queens Post Queens City Council members urge DOT to install traffic calming measures where Astoria girl was killed
2/22/2023 Queens Post Councilwoman Won calls on residents to walk in groups after recent string of muggings in Sunnyside, Woodside
2/15/2023 Queens Daily Eagle City to open asylum seeker housing in Long Island City hotel
2/10/2023 Caribbean Life Immigrant advocates protest ‘austerity budget’, exclusion of immigrants and asylum seekers from State of the City
2/9/2023 Curbed Partying With the New YIMBYs on the Block
2/8/2023 QNS Western Queens councilwoman distributes capital funding for renovations, upgrades in local schools
2/7/2023 TKC-TV 줄리 원 의원, 지역 학교에 1200만달러 예산 지원 예산의 70%를 26선거구 학교들에 배분
2/6/2023 Documented NY Candlelight Vigil Honors Monterey Park and Half Moon Bay Mass Shooting Victims
2/1/2023 ABC 7 NYC Pre-K and 3-K daycare providers close to closing, need funds
2/1/2023 Gotham Gazette Queens City Council Member and Community Board Pursue Northern Boulevard Neighborhood Rezoning
1/24/2023 Queens Post City Council Rejects Rezoning Application for Auto Dealership on Northern Boulevard
1/23/2023 Queens Post LIC Partnership Launches Lunar New Year Business Festival With Street Performance and Noodle Making Event
1/22/2023 NY1 Spectrum InFocus Queens councilwomen ring in Lunar New Year
1/20/2023 PIX 11 Long Island City kicks off Lunar New Year celebrations
1/19/2023 NY1 Local leaders call for support for migrants arriving in NYC
1/19/2023 Crain’s New York City’s plan to build new NYC Ferry dock in Queens runs aground
1/14/2023 CBS New York Mayor Adams heads to U.S. southern border as New York City deals with record surge of arriving migrants
1/13/2023 NBC Migrants Complain of ‘Rotten’ NYC Shelter Meals — But Mayor Implies They’re Just Picky
1/13/2023 CBS New York With asylum seekers arriving in record numbers, Mayor Adams sends emergency aid request to Gov. Hochul
1/12/2023 Crain’s New York NRG closes $215M sale of Astoria power plant to wind developer
1/11/2023 Queens Post City Pausing Controversial Plans to Construct New Ferry Terminal at Hunters Point South Park, Exploring Alternative Sites
1/9/2023 City & State Zoning fights may become political liabilities in upcoming 2023 NYC Council primaries
1/6/2023 CBS New York Harlem council member petitions state to stop truck depot from opening
1/5/2023 Queens Chronicle Year In Review: Rifts rise over policy and propriety
1/5/2023 QNS Op-ed: 2022 will be remembered as the year Queens’ economy got back on track
1/3/2023 Gothamist Long Island City residents raise environmental concerns with proposed ferry landing relocation
12/28/2022 Patch Expanded Language Access Bills Passed + Santos Under Investigation
12/22/2022 CBS New York Widow of asylum seeker who took his own life begs NYC shelters to take mental health more seriously
12/22/2022 Patch Migrant’s Death In LIC Shelter Shows Negligence By City, Provider: Won
12/22/2022 QNS Councilwoman calls out city negligence after migrant suicide at Dutch Kills shelter
12/19/2022 amNY Migrant crisis | Tent shelter facility on Randall’s Island may be resurrected with another surge of new arrivals, Adams admin says
12/16/2022 The Real Deal Bruce wasn’t bluffing: Truck depot opening at scuttled housing site
12/12/2022 Queens Post Woodside Playground to Undergo $7.1 Million Upgrade
12/12/2022 Queens Post Weather Resistant Panels Now Cover Roosevelt Island Bridge Bike Lanes, Lanes Now Deemed Safer
12/9/2022 Patch Roosevelt Island Bridge Loses ‘Cheese Grater’ Bike Lane; Pols Cheer
12/9/2022 QNS NCS launches pilot program to provide housing for CUNY students in need
12/5/2022 Streetsblog Queensboro Bridge Bike Boom Continues, But DOT Still Prioritizes Car Drivers Over Walkers and Cyclists
12/4/2022 The City Iconic Astoria Pool Hall Gets a Second Shot at Survival
12/2/2022 Crain’s New York Roadblock no more: Council approves flurry of projects as New York confronts housing shortage
11/30/2022 QNS Councilwoman delivers $5 million in funding to LaGuardia Community College for training of healthcare professionals
11/29/2022 Queens Post LaGuardia Community College to Expand its Healthcare Training Programs, Gets $5 Million From Councilmembers Won and Adams
11/23/2022 Curbed ‘We Were Called Gentrifiers, and We Were Called NIMBYs’
11/23/2022 NY1/Inside City Hall Councilwoman Julie Won discusses Innovation QNS
11/22/2022 QNS City Council votes to approve massive $2 billion Innovation QNS project in Astoria
11/22/2022 QNS Astoria Queens Energy Tech High School welcomes new hydroponic greenhouse
11/22/2022 NY1/Mornings on 1 City Councilmember celebrates commitment to affordable housing in Queens
11/22/2022 Gothamist NYC Council approves massive Queens housing plan after developer concessions
11/22/2022 New York Times $2 Billion Development in Queens Approved Amid Housing Crisis
11/22/2022 Crain’s New York $2B Astoria development plan clears final hurdle
11/21/2022 City & State No Gucci, yes homeless housing, in pending Innovation QNS deal
11/21/2022 City Limits Won Greenlights 3,200-Unit Astoria Development, Paving Way for Council Approval
11/21/2022 NY1 New ferry landing at Hunter’s Point South faces community pushback
11/21/2022 QNS After ‘exhaustive negotiations,’ Won supports $2 billion Innovation QNS project in Astoria ahead of key City Council vote
11/21/2022 Patch Won Backs Innovation QNS As Astoria Rezoning Nears Finish Line
11/21/2022 QNS SCA announces site for new 547-seat school at Court Square in Long Island City
11/21/2022 NY1 How City Councilmember Julie Won got to ‘yes’ on Innovation QNS
11/21/2022 Daily News Stop worrying and love the crane: Another New York progressive backs a big development
11/21/2022 Queens Eagle Following ‘bloody battle,’ Innovation QNS heads toward approval
11/17/2022 The Real Deal Silverstein, Council strike deal on Queens megaproject
11/17/2022 QNS Council subcommittee approves $2 billion Innovation QNS proposal after developers make modifications
11/17/2022 Patch Innovation QNS Passes Key Council Vote As Affordable Homes Increase
11/17/2022 Queens Chronicle Innovation QNS leaps big hurdle
11/17/2022 Bisnow Innovation QNS Wins Key Approval After Reaching Deal To Add More Housing
11/16/2022 Patch Astoria’s Ravenswood Playground Reopens After $7M Overhaul
11/16/2022 Politico Innovation QNS to get more affordable housing ahead of Council vote
11/15/2022 QNS LIC Summit brings together hundreds of professionals behind the neighborhood’s explosive growth
11/15/2022 City & State How three new moms are changing the New York City Council
11/15/2022 amNY Op-Ed | The real cost of saying ‘no’ to Innovation QNS
11/15/2022 Queens Post $7.1 Million Overhaul of Ravenswood Playground Complete, Officials Hold Ribbon Cutting
11/14/2022 QNS Veterans Day Parade returns to Middle Village
11/14/2022 QNS DOT begins work on Northern Boulevard bus-priority project
11/11/2022 City & State The City Council looks to 2023, after Election Day and districting
11/10/2022 Queens Post Op-Ed by Councilmember Julie Won: Innovation QNS Can Afford to do Better
11/10/2022 Queens Post Public Feedback Timeline Needs to be Extended for Controversial LIC Ferry Terminal: CM Julie Won
11/7/2022 Streetsblog Woodside Wants Housing, But It’s Likely to Get More SUVs
11/7/2022 QNS Community Board 2 holds first in-person meeting since pandemic
10/31/2022 Queens Daily Eagle Mayor throws support behind Innovation QNS as potential rejection looms
10/31/2022 NY1 Mayor seeks to boost controversial project in Queens
10/31/2022 Commercial Observer Astoria’s Giant Innovation QNS Development Hinges on Who Pays for Affordable Housing
10/31/2022 Daily News How the vote of one NYC Council member could kill a $2 billion Queens development project
10/27/2022 Queens Chronicle Richards, Won square off on Innovation QNS
10/19/2022 Politics NY Pols hold rival rallies for and against Innovation QNS development ahead of City Council hearing
10/19/2022 QNS Queens borough president, councilwoman clash during City Council hearing on Innovation QNS project in Astoria
10/18/2022 QNS Mayor joins borough president in voicing support for Innovation QNS project ahead of City Council hearing
10/18/2022 Daily News Eric Adams, Julie Won at odds over massive Innovation QNS project ahead of NYC Council public hearing
10/18/2022 Politics NY At Witt’s End: Julie Won’s political pandering
10/17/2022 The Real Deal New twist in $2B drama between Silverstein, City Council
10/16/2022 New York Times A Housing Crisis Has More Politicians Saying Yes to Developers
10/14/2022 Queens Daily Eagle Won tells Council to vote ‘no’ on Innovation QNS
10/14/2022 Patch Won Still Against Innovation QNS As BP Blasts ‘Weirdo’ Opponents
10/14/2022 QNS Councilwoman demands even more affordability from Innovation QNS team days before proposal goes to City Council
10/12/2022 QNS Western Queens councilwoman pleased her redrawn district will include NYCHA developments
10/11/2022 Patch After Outcry, LIC & Astoria Kept Mostly Whole In Latest Council Maps
10/5/2022 NY1 NYCHA residents urge management to fix heat issues
10/5/2022 ABC 7 Action demanded after NYCHA residents have experienced heat, hot water outages since Ida
10/5/2022 Queens Eagle Heat and hot water woes continue at Woodside Houses
10/5/2022 Queens Post Elected Officials Call on NYCHA to Repair Heating Plant at Woodside Houses
10/5/2022 QNS ‘Stop lying to us’: Elected officials call on NYCHA to fix Woodside Houses heating plant
10/5/2022 Gothamist NYCHA Woodside residents say they’ve been without heat, hot water for days
10/4/2022 Queens Daily Eagle Astoria development approved, suggesting shift in progressive attitude
10/4/2022 QNS ‘Give us gas and stop playing games’: Queens lawmakers join Flushing Bland Houses residents in calling on NYCHA to restore gas service
9/30/2022 QNS Murray Playground in Long Island City to undergo $5.3 million makeover
9/28/2022 QNS Innovation QNS developers offer more affordable units in plans for $2 billion Astoria megaproject
9/22/2022 6sqft Proposed $2B mixed-use district with 2,800 new apartments in Astoria moves forward
9/22/2022 QNS Officials break ground on administrative building at Socrates Sculpture Park
9/22/2022 QNS City Planning Commission approves controversial $2 billion Innovation QNS project in Astoria
9/21/2022 Queens Post City Planning Commission Approves Innovation QNS, Although Councilmember Won Remains Unimpressed
9/21/2022 Patch Innovation QNS Rezoning OK’d By Planning Commission, Heads To Council
9/19/2022 Gotham Gazette City Council Examines Digital Divide, Bills to Improve Internet Access
9/15/2022 Queens Post Participatory Budgeting Makes a Comeback to District 26, Help Decide How to Spend $1 Million on Area Projects
9/15/2022 Queens Post CM Julie Won Calls on DOT to Convert Car Lane Into Pedestrian Pathway Immediately
9/15/2022 Streetsblog NYC Queens Pol: DOT’s Excuses for Queensboro Bridge Safety Delays Are ‘Garbage’
9/2/2022 QNS Councilwoman Won reflects on Hurricane Ida anniversary as governor honors Queens heroes
9/1/2022 NY1 Councilmember Julie Won talks Hurricane Ida’s lasting impacts
8/26/2022 Queens Post Council Member Julie Won to Host Backpack Giveaway and Free WiFi Sign-Up Saturday
8/25/2022 QNS Sunnyside councilwoman takes part in Global Korean Politicians Forum in Seoul
8/18/2022 Queens Daily Eagle Queens united over dividing lines
8/18/2022 Queens Post Hundreds Turn Out at Hearing to Voice Disapproval of Proposed Changes to Council District 26
8/18/2022 Queens Post 10 Years After Hurricane Sandy, Walkway Lights at Gantry Plaza State Park Are Being Fixed
8/16/2022 Queens Post Community Board 2 Taskforce Gives Redistricting Plan Thumbs Down, Urges Others to Testify Against
8/14/2022 New York Post Astoria $2B redevelopment plan has glimmer of hope despite pushback by Queens BP
8/12/2022 Queens Post Councilmember Won Calls for Better Lighting at Hunters Point South Park
8/8/2022 QNS Councilwoman launches free WiFi campaign at the Woodside Houses to narrow the digital divide
8/5/2022 Queens Daily Eagle Richards rejects Innovation QNS
8/5/2022 Queens Post Queens Borough President Rejects Massive Innovation QNS Proposal, ‘Would Drastically Alter Character’ of Astoria
8/5/2022 Patch Huge Innovation QNS Rezoning Gets Thumbs-Down From Borough President
8/5/2022 QNS Developer to build elevator at Queensboro Plaza at no charge to MTA or city
8/4/2022 Queens Daily Eagle Queensboro Plaza to get accessibility upgrades
8/3/2022 Queens Post Council Member Won Puts Forward Guidelines That Developers Seeking Rezoning Must Meet
8/3/2022 Queens Post NYC Districting Commission, Tasked With Creating Council District Maps, to Hold Public Hearing in Astoria Aug. 16
8/2/2022 Queens Post Mayor Adams and Gov. Hochul in Woodside Tuesday to Announce $70 Million Investment to Decarbonize NYCHA Buildings
8/1/2022 Queens Post Council Member Encourages Residents to Sign Up for Free WiFi, Registration Event Held at Woodside Houses Saturday
7/31/2022 Queens Post Speed Cameras to Operate 24/7 Beginning Aug. 1
7/27/2022 QNS Sunnyside Shines hosts inaugural Colombian Independence Day celebration at Bliss Plaza
7/21/2022 Queens Ledger Electeds, GrubHub bring meals to homeless vets
7/21/2022 Queens Chronicle O’Neill’s, Grubhub treat vets to lunch
7/19/2022 Queens Post Grubhub Partners With Maspeth Restaurant to Donate 500 Meals to Long Island City Veterans Shelter
7/19/2022 QNS Queens elected officials partner with Grubhub to donate meals to veterans
7/19/2022 QNS Queens leaders vow to ‘fight’ for their communities after districting commission releases first draft of redrawn City Council maps
7/18/2022 Queens Post Elected Officials and Local Leaders Hold Rally in LIC Calling for Revitalization of Newtown Creek Shoreline
5/4/2022 Queens Post Council Member Won Holds Pro Choice Rally at Lou Lodati Park to Protect Abortion Rights
5/2/2022 Queens Post Sunnyside Artists Holds Annual Art Exhibit at Copper Kettle on Skillman Avenue
5/1/2022 New York Times Fatal Shooting of Deliveryman Stuns a Queens Neighborhood
4/21/2022 Queens Post Innovation Queens Leaves Neighborhood Behind
3/29/2022 Queens Post MTA Releases New Draft Plan for Queens Bus Network, Q60 and Q32 To Stay Largely the Same
3/28/2022 QNS Sunnyside councilwoman introduces legislation to improve emergency communications for residents with limited English proficiency
3/22/2022 Queens Post Council Member Julie Won and Husband Announce Arrival of Newborn Son
3/10/2022 Queens Post Council Member Won Calls on Developers of Innovation QNS Proposal to Conduct More Outreach and Provide Details
3/9/2022 Queens Daily Eagle Innovation QNS hits snag as local councilmember raises concerns
3/9/2022 Patch Astoria’s Innovation QNS Developers Are Being Cagey, Pol Says
3/7/2022 AMNY St. Pat’s for All celebrates Irish heritage and LGBTQ+ pride
3/4/2022 Queens Post Queens is Undergoing Major Crime Spike Up Nearly 60 Percent Year-to-Date
3/2/2022 Gotham Gazette Questioning ‘Austerity,’ City Council Begins Examining Mayor Adams’ $98.5 Billion Preliminary Budget
3/1/2022 The Real Deal Lines being drawn for $2B Queens development
2/25/2022 Queens Post LIC Homeless Shelters Spark Two Thousand 911 Complaints in the Past Year
2/17/2022 PoliticsNY Strolling through Long Island City: Councilwoman, land use committee chairman tour local development sites
2/9/2022 QNS Locals celebrate extension of first-ever LIC Lunar New Year Celebration
2/9/2022 Queens Post Council Member Julie Won Tours Large Development Sites With Council’s Landuse Committee Chair
2/4/2022 Queens Post Plan to Create Pedestrian Lane on Queensboro Bridge Delayed, Pols Want Answers
2/4/2022 Queens Post President Biden Visits LIC School to Learn About Programs Aimed at Stopping Violence
2/4/2022 QNS SEE IT: President Biden visits Queens school to discuss violence prevention programs
2/3/2022 Streetsblog NYC Queensboro Bridge Bike and Pedestrian Improvements Delayed a Full Year
2/3/2022 AMNY City punts fix for ‘treacherous’ Queensboro Bridge bike and pedestrian path by another year
2/3/2022 Patch Long-Awaited Queensboro Bridge Repairs Delayed, Angering Pols
2/3/2022 Queens Chronicle The heat is on — except when it’s not
1/28/2022 Queens Daily Eagle Elected officials tour Woodside Houses as tenants face heat, hot water outages
1/28/2022 Queens Post Queens Lawmakers Call on NYCHA to Restore Heating and Hot Water to Woodside Houses
1/27/2022 QNS Queens lawmakers tour Woodside Houses after multiple resident complaints of no heat, gas or hot water
1/21/2022 Queens Daily Eagle Participatory budgeting begins with few Queens pols partaking
1/21/2022 QNS Nearly every member of the Queens City Council delegation named a committee chair
1/14/2022 QNS Police look for man who attacked Korean woman in Forest Hills
1/5/2022 QNS Long Island City councilwoman makes history as first immigrant woman to represent District 26
1/4/2022 Queens Post Council Member Julie Won Takes Office With Her Team Working Remotely