Politics

Monday, May 27, 2013

Forest Hills

Tip of the week

Sunday, May 26, 2013

Political Action

Saffran backs stop-and-frisk, vocational schools in mayor race

The City Council race to replace Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) is moving forward. Attorney Dennis Saffran has emerged as the key Republican candidate. Saffran ran 12 years ago for the 19th District seat and lost by 1 percent of the vote against now-state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside), who is now running in a Democratic primary for borough president. Comment.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Flushing

Koo’s campaign HQ opens in Flushing

City Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) kicked off his campaign for re-election last week when the lawmaker officially opened his downtown headquarters. Comment.
Forest Hills

Weiner tries comback with mayor race entry

Former Forest Hills U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner officially kicked off his quest for Gracie Mansion with a video announcement posted on YouTube late Tuesday. Comments (1).

Thursday, May 23, 2013

Flushing

Qns. Dem party backs Quinn

Two Democratic lawmakers from Queens are diverging from the mayoral endorsements of the party leadership. Comment.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Kew Gardens

Grodenchik ends bid to replace Helen Marshall

Queens Director of Community Boards Barry Grodenchik announced Tuesday he would drop out of the race for borough president. Comment.

Monday, May 20, 2013

Forest Hills

Queens Dems back Katz for beep

The Queens County Democratic Party endorsed a slew of candidates Monday, including former Assemblywoman Melinda Katz who picked up the party’s backing for borough president and Council Speaker Christine Quinn (D-Manhattan) who the group is supporting for mayor. Comments (1).

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