Politics

Friday, Sept. 20, 2013

Mayoral Spin Cycle

Third term curse first haunted Koch, now Bloomberg

Back in 1987, more than a quarter century ago, an outspoken and opinionated third-term mayor was not only wearing out his welcome, but also evoking the ire of African Americans. Comment.

Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013

Bayside

Vallone seals District 19 win

The Democratic primary battle in northeast Queens’ 19th City Council District finally came to a conclusive end, with Flushing attorney Paul Vallone emerging as the winner. Comments (13).
Jamaica

SE Queens leads boro vote

Data show twice the number of Democratic voters turned out last week in several southeast Queens City Council primaries compared to other districts in the west and northeast, hammering home the region’s political clout. Comments (5).

Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013

Elmhurst

Councilwoman Ferreras gives birth to baby boy

City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras (D-East Elmhurst) and her boyfriend Aaron Copeland welcomed a baby boy into the world last week. On Sept. 11 at 11:55 a.m. she gave birth to Julian Aaron Copeland. Comment.

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