Politics

Monday, April 23, 2012

North Shore Towers

Tip of the week

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Political Action

Conservative Party head foresees group growing in strength

At the state Conservative Party convention, held several weeks ago at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan, I conducted an interview with the party chairman, Michael Long. It was at that convention that attorney Wendy Long — no relation to Michael Long — received the unanimous vote of the delegates for the party’s nomination to the U.S. Senate. Comment.

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Politics

Ackerman seat attracts nine contenders

Candidates hoping for a crack at a vacant Queens congressional seat filed their petitions by midnight Monday and some surprising names made the cut. Comment.
Bayside

Ackerman looks back on 30 years as a congressman

In his first candid explanation before a large public gathering on why he decided not to seek re-election, U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) spoke at the Jefferson Democratic Club’s April meeting to reflect on his more than 30 years as a New York lawmaker. Comment.
Dishing with Dee

Boro Dems face three-way primary for Ackerman’s seat

Like they used to say on the old TV program, there are many different stories in the naked city. We will have to amend that to say every day there are many different stories in the political arena. Comment.

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Bayside

Rep. Israel crosses borders

U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Hauppauge) said he would have no trouble crossing over the Queens border, much like he has reached across the political aisle in his career to try and solve the country’s biggest problems. Comment.
Forest Hills

Lancman picks up union support

State Assemblyman Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows) accepted the endorsement of the Communications Workers of America District 1 Monday at the Verizon Call Center in Forest Hills in the four-way Democratic primary race for Congress. Comment.

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