Frank Padavan passes away at age 83

Former State Senator Frank Padavan passed away yesterday.

He represented neighborhoods in northeast Queens, including Flushing, Whitestone, Bayside and Queens Village, from 1973 to 2010.

He was succeeded by State Senator Tony Avella, who had this to say about Padavan:

Other Republican elected officials weighed in on Padavan’s contributions over decades to Queens and New York City at large.

Padavan was 83 years old.

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