Politics

Sunday, Nov. 27, 2011

Letters

Halloran right standing up to dealer

I am a constituent of City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) and I am glad to have an elected official who I can count on to take action. Comments (1).

Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011

Flushing

Tip of the week

Letters

Columnist wrong on facts of Haggerty case, boro GOP

I have tried to hold my tongue for a while concerning some of columnist Dee Richard’s biased and influenced comments, but one column — “John Haggerty makes promise for a Round 2 in court, published Nov. 3 — is just a bit too ridiculous to ignore. Maybe it is time she stuck to party updates and human interest stories. Comment.

Friday, Nov. 25, 2011

Editorial

Explaining to Do

A wave of published reports has raised questions not only about city Comptroller John Liu’s plans to run for mayor in 2013, but his fitness to complete his term as comptroller. As the city’s chief financial watchdog, the comptroller’s judgment must be beyond reproach. That may no longer be the case. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 24, 2011

Flushing

Thompson visits NE Queens Multicultural Democratic Club

As city Comptroller John Liu’s political future hangs in limbo amid a fund-raising scandal surrounding his 2013 mayoral campaign, Bill Thompson met with the Northeast Queens Multicultural Democratic Club in Flushing Sunday to discuss his campaign for the mayoral election. Comment.
Dishing with Dee

Three generations make mark on Queens Women’s Bar

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone! Just one more month till Christmas. It kind of crept up on us, didn’t it? Comment.

Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2011

Flushing

Liu probe shocks Flushing

The Flushing community is stunned by the news that City Comptroller John Liu, who rose through the political ranks in the bustling Queens neighborhood, has been ensnared in a federal investigation into his campaign finances. Comments (4).
Politics

GOP proposes own redistricting plans for Assembly, Senate

State Republicans have been quietly shopping around a map of proposed legislative lines as part of the upcoming redistricting, as Queens minority groups have been advocating for lines of their own. Comment.
Forest Hills

GOP unites in Forest Hills

After U.S. Rep. Bob Turner’s (R-Kew Gardens) upset victory against state Assemblyman David Weprin in a September special election, Republicans are extending their reach into Forest Hills with a new political club. Comment.

Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011

Sunnyside

Van Bramer to marry partner of 12 years

Wedding bells will soon be ringing in western Queens for City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside), who announced via Facebook Monday that he became engaged to Dan Hendrick, his partner of 12 years. Comments (1).

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