Dissenting vote is Queens member with ties to Asian-American group
The split of Oakland Gardens and Bayside in the new City Council maps was opposed by many Asian-American groups, but supported by commission member and former state Sen. from Bayside Frank Padavan.
Linda Lin, a Queens member of the NYC Districting Commission, cast the only dissenting vote on the new City Council maps.
NYCHA residents’ garden a home-grown success that is taking root
Officials and community leaders assemble at Diversity Plaza
Groups of all ages marched down Metropolitan Avenue on Sunday during the borough’s annual Ve…