Politics

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Astoria

FOCUS ON QUEENS: City Council candidate Tony Meloni hosts a fund-raiser

City Council candidate Tony Meloni held a fund-raiser recently at Istria Sport Club. Comment.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Ozone Park

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Angelo Graci and Ronald Reagan Republican clubs hold joint meeting in Ozone Park

The Angelo Graci, Ronald Reagan and Rockaway Republican Clubs recently hosted mayoral candidate Joe Lhota at a joint meeting, Comment.
Flushing

Jimmy Meng gets month in prison for taking bribe

Jimmy Meng, the father of U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Bayside), was sentenced Tuesday afternoon to one month in prison and fined $30,000 after pleading guilty to wire fraud in Brooklyn federal court. Comments (1).
Political Action

Long sees loss in Senate race as a learning experience

Attorney Wendy Long made her first try for high public office when she ran in a Republican primary last year for the U.S. Senate in New York. She ran a successful campaign by defeating her opponents, U.S. Rep. Robert Turner of Middle Village and Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos, by wide margins. Comments (1).

Saturday, March 9, 2013

Fresh Meadows

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Stringer visits Daniel Patrick Moynihan Democratic Club

Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer recently visited the Daniel Patrick Moynihan Democratic Club’s meeting in Fresh Meadows. Comment.

Friday, March 8, 2013

Bayside

Shafran launches Council bid

For Bayside native Austin Shafran, hands-on governmental experience has been the driving factor in his decision to run for City Council. Comments (3).

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Jamaica

[UPDATE] Flake says he did endorse Katz

The Rev. Floyd Flake confirmed Thursday afternoon his controversial endorsement of former City Councilwoman Melinda Katz in the race for borough president, a day after her opponent disputed the nod had taken place. Comment.

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