Queens County Takes Time Out to Honor Korean Independence

On Saturday August 15th, Queens Borough Hall hosted its first ever Korean Independence Day celebration.

The virtual event was hosted by acting Borough President Sharon Lee . Lee notes that her Korean heritage shaped the person she is today, adding “we are the proud products and direct products of the hard work and sacrifices of our parents and grandparents, and the entire Korean-American Community.”

It is worth noting, there are 60,000 Korean residents in Queens. The community also garnered praise from Lee’s former boss and former Borough…