x

Politics

Gianaris Presents Bishop Mitchell Taylor, Claudia Coger with Awards for Their Service

September 22, 2021

ASTORIA – Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris joined neighbors at the Astoria Houses Tenants Association for their annual family day celebration on September 18. At the event, he presented Tenants Association President Claudia Coger and Urban Upbound leader Bishop Mitchell Taylor with awards recognizing them for their community service.

“I look forward to attending the Astoria Houses Family Day each year because of the spirit of community it fosters among neighbors,” said Senate Deputy Leader Michael Gianaris. “I was pleased to recognize Ms. Coger and Bishop Taylor for their ongoing good works in our community.”

Senator Gianaris presented each with awards recognizing their work in providing food assistance to Queens neighbors throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. Bishop Taylor’s Bread of Life food pantry and the Astoria Houses Tenants Association were instrumental in providing meals for local residents for months.

RELATED

Ambassador Dimitrios Tsikouris (JD, MA) has a 36-year-long career in the Greek Diplomatic Service with assignments in Germany, the United Nations, New Orleans, Washington, DC, NATO Defense College in Rome, Italy, Iran, Belgium, Indonesia, Malaysia, and ASEAN.

Top Stories

Politics

ANKARA - Turkey's swiveling between offering diplomacy or gunboats and demands that Greece take troops off its islands near Turkey's coast is roiling the waters between the countries and plans to hunt for energy.

United States

NEW YORK – Grammy-nominated artist Eric Alexandrakis announced his latest release due out on February 1, titled Good Girls Never Waltz With Me, another new genre-bending addition to his critically acclaimed TERRA series of releases.

General News

ATHENS – Five members of the World Hellenic Interparliamentary Association (WHIA), with Rhode Island State Senator Leonidas Raptakis as head of the group, visited Evros on January 12-13.

Video

Despite Huge Volcano Blast, Tonga Avoids Widespread Disaster

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — The blast from the volcano could be heard in Alaska, and the waves crossed the ocean to cause an oil spill and two drownings in Peru.