Politics

Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012

Queensbridge

Don’t name landmarks after living pols: Vallone

In his latest criticism of the Queensborough Bridge renaming, City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria) has introduced legislation that prohibits the city from renaming public property after living people. Comments (1).

Friday, Nov. 30, 2012

Howard Beach

Addabbo focuses on relief

With a nationally scrutinized, hard-fought and money-fueled race for a state Senate seat now over and the recovery effort underway after Hurricane Sandy devastated southern Queens, newly re-elected Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) is looking forward. Comment.

Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012

Astoria

Gianaris predicts Dems will win Senate control

State Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) was in Rhinebeck Tuesday helping out Democratic Senate hopeful Terry Gipson, who is still awaiting the results of the general election. While almost a month has passed, ballots for two upstate seats are being still counted, leaving the control of Albany’s upper house in flux. Comment.
Bayside

Comrie gets competition as Avella joins beep fray

The field for Queens borough president is growing larger after state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) decided to throw his hat into the race this week, but at least one of his competitors is not sweating the extra competition. Comment.

Monday, Nov. 26, 2012

Bayside

Avella to run for Queens borough president

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) has decided to throw his hat into next year’s race for Queens borough president, the lawmaker told TimesLedger Newspapers Monday. Comments (9).

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