Politics

Tuesday, May 1, 2012

No Holds Barred

Lesson from the past for Bob Turner

As with John C. Liu, I do not know Representative Robert Turner. He is not my congressman (mine wears a fresh flower in his lapel every day and has decided to retire after 15 terms). I followed Mr. Turner’s special election win from a distance, with some degree of concentration. Comment.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Howard Beach

Ulrich throws hat into race for Addabbo’s seat

The youngest member of the City Council has declared his candidacy for the state Senate. Comments (1).
Dishing with Dee

Bill Thompson throws his hat into 2013 race for mayor

On Sunday evening, the Eastern Military Academy held its Queens Chapter Alumni Association’s annual dinner at the Riviera Restaurant in Whitestone. It had a good attendance, allowing for the fact that some members were on vacation, some were still in their winter homes and some have moved away and have other interests. Unfortunately, some have died and some just didn’t feel up to it. Comment.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Flushing

Gottlieb ends Congress bid

After a secret from his past surfaced, Jeff Gottlieb dropped out of the race for a Queens congressional seat last Thursday, and the man who replaced him bowed out a day later. Comment.

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