FOR BREAKING NEWS VISIT WWW.QNS.COM FEBRUARY 15, 2018 • THE QUEENS COURIER 19
HIGHLIGHTS FROM QUEENS BOROUGH
PRESIDENT MELINDA KATZ’S 2018 ADDRESS:
Senator Schumer introduced Borough President Melinda Katz
at the start of the morning’s event.
FDNY Ceremonial Unit opened the day's program. Faatiha Aayat led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Wendy Lin sang the National Anthem.
A lifelong resident of South East Queens, Melva
Miller has dedicated her life to community
advocacy through creative organizing and citizen
Principal Gideon Frankel delivered opening remarks.
The 2018 State of the Borough was recorded by
Queens Public Television (QPTV) with Host,
Watch Queens Perspectives to see Queens
Borough President Melinda Katz’s State of
the Borough Address, from the Tony
Bennett Concert Hall at the Frank Sinatra
School of the Arts High School in Astoria.
She outlines her report on Queens, recent
milestones, key investments, and vision
for the future of the borough until 2030.
Tune in to see how Queens Borough
President Melinda Katz is making a
difference for her constituents.
• NEARLY $300 MILLION FOR CAPITAL PRIORITIES
• “KATZ’S CRADLES” EXPANDS CITYWIDE
“SAFE SLEEP” INITIATIVE
• TRANSFORMATION OF LAGUARDIA AIRPORT
• FIRST EVER “QUEENS DAY IN ALBANY”
• A STREETCAR NAMED BOX
• NEWLY RENOVATED KEW GARDENS HILLS LIBRARY
• NEW KOSCIUSZKO BRIDGE ON TRACK
• FUTURE SITE OF NEW NYPD PRECINCT
• HURRICANE RELIEF FROM QUEENS
• DESIGNS UNVEILED FOR THE FIRST VIETNAM
VETERANS MEMORIAL IN QUEENS
• ANNIVERSARY OF HISTORIC U.N. VOTE
• WESTERN QUEENS STRATEGIC TECH PLAN