Politics

Saturday, Dec. 24, 2011

Middle Village

Turner opens district office in Middle Village

After spending his first few months as a congressman in the Kew Gardens office of former seat holder Anthony Weiner, U.S. Rep. Bob Turner (R-Middle Village) cut the ribbon on his long-promised new digs Sunday. Comment.

Friday, Dec. 23, 2011

Jamaica

Jamaica’s dollar vans alter routes to avoid jams

Dollar vans in downtown Jamaica will be traveling a new route that will not only make it safer for motorists who ride through the streets daily, but also pedestrians who use the vans to get home. Comment.

Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011

Forest Hills Gardens

Haggerty gets up to four years in larceny case

The Queens Republican operative convicted of stealing more than a million dollars from the mayor was led off to prison Monday to begin serving a sentence of at least a year. Comment.
Dishing with Dee

Holiday season is mad dash with parties spread over Queens

This week was more non-stop holiday party running around. “Ho! Ho! Ho!” is beginning to wear a little thin. I think the week between Christmas and New Year’s I will go to bed and hibernate for the whole week. Comment.

Monday, Dec. 19, 2011

Forest Hills Gardens

Haggerty sentenced to jail for stealing from mayor

The Queens Republican operative who was convicted of stealing more than a million dollars from the mayor during his last election campaign was sentenced Monday to spend at least a year in prison. Comment.
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