Politics

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014

Flushing

Liu unveils his plan for veterans in boro

Standing only a few feet away from the Korean War Veterans Memorial at Kissena Park in Flushing, Democratic state Senate candidate John Liu unveiled his four-point plan to improve and expand services for Queens war veterans and their families. Comments (1).
Glen Oaks

Republicans want to take state in another direction

Before some of the Republican candidates for statewide and local office reached the Queens Village Republican Club Tuesday, the audience was warming up for the rally. Comment.

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014

Hollis

State Senate hopeful Avery promises to end term limits

Queens Village attorney Munir Avery is a newcomer to politics, but he is not a stranger to government. Comments (1).

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014

Bayside

Liu blasts IDC mailers

John Liu’s campaign has filed a complaint with the city Board of Elections, claiming glossy mailers sent out by the Independent Democratic Conference’s PAC in support of his opponent, state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Avella), were illegal campaign contributions. Comments (1).
Kew Gardens

JFK Dems celebrate Aug.19 birthdays

Aug. 19 is when political lions come out to play ... at least in Queens. Comment.

Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014

Bayside

Avella takes on party in primary

Tony Avella did not get into politics to make friends. Comments (1).
Politics

Dems recruit Liu to depose incumbent

Despite a deal between the mainline Democrats and the Independent Democratic Conference to reunite, former city Comptroller John Liu said his primary opponent, state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) is not to be trusted. Comments (5).

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014

Flushing

Jung runs on cleaning up Flushing Creek pollution

S.J. Jung has joined the effort to clean up the heavily polluted Flushing Creek. Comments (4).

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014

Letters

Voter apathy in electing de Blasio will ruin city

New Yorkers enjoyed a delightfully balmy summer with pleasant temperatures, but a major storm is brewing in New York, thanks to the apathy of the voters who allowed a radical minority of New Yorkers to determine the fate for all of us. Comments (10).

Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014

Letters

Liu ad a turnoff in upcoming election

Like many other Queens residents, I recently received a horrific campaign advertisement from John Liu’s Senate Election Committee. Comments (4).

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014

Laurelton

Richards shows constituents how to spend $1M

There is nothing like a good experience to push one to repeat it. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Flushing

Gillibrand endorses Stavisky in District 16 Senate primary

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) announced her support of New York state Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky’s (D-Flushing) bid for re-election. Comment.
Hollis

DC 37 backs Smith

State Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-Hollis) got a big boost for his re-election campaign. Comments (1).

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