Politics

Monday, Oct. 22, 2012

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Tip of the week

Letters

Pols at candidates night were a bust

In my effort to stay informed, I attended a candidates night Oct. 10 at Holy Cross High School to listen to the candidates. Comment.

Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012

Bayside

Avella opponent cites Padavan-style plans

As he heads into the homestretch, Republican and Conservative challenger Joe Concannon said he hoped to unseat state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) in the Nov. 6 election by convincing voters they were better off two years ago. Comments (1).
Flushing

Kim hopes to win Senate seat focusing on economy

Republican candidate J.D. Kim hopes to open up the buzzing economy of Flushing to the surrounding communities if he defeats incumbent state Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Whitestone) for a Senate seat in November. Comments (3).
Political Action

Senate race will be hard-fought between Addabbo, Ulrich

One of the most interesting local races in Queens is occurring in the 15th state Senate District in southwest Queens between incumbent Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) and challenger City Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park). Comments (1).

Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012

Bayside

Rozic rejects voter apathy theory

Questions over voter apathy have left some supporters of Community Board 11 Chairman Jerry Iannece wondering how their candidate could have lost in September’s primary election. Comments (32).
St. Albans

Meeks has got Obama’s back

U.S. Rep. Gregory Meeks (D-Jamaica) is fired up and ready to go, and he is on a mission to make sure others — especially minority communities — feel the same way. Comment.
Whitestone

Halloran straddles both sides

On issues like taxes and energy policy, City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) takes a stance firmly on the right of the political spectrum in the northeast Queens congressional race, but some of his other views are most closely aligned with moderates. Comments (2).

Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012

Forest Hills

Katz kicks off run for borough office

It was not an easy decision, but Queens lifer Melinda Katz said the time is right to get back into government. Comments (1).
Bay Terrace

Political candidates invited to discuss issues at Bay Terrace forum

Key races affecting voters throughout northeast Queens will be at the forefront later this month when the Bay Terrace Community Alliance hosts a Meet the Candidates Night forum. Comment.

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