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District 26

Julie Won

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

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