Politics

Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013

Jamaica

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Council candidate launches campaign in Jamaica

City Council candidate Donovan Richards held a campaign kickoff at Idlewild Terrace in Jamaica. Comment.

Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013

Laurelton

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Council candidate holds telethon in Laurelton

City Council candidate Jacques Leandre held a telethon at his office in Laurelton last weekend. Comment.

Monday, Jan. 28, 2013

Jamaica

Sanders sworn in at York

State Sen. James Sanders (D-Jamaica), fresh off his first few days in Albany, celebrated his inauguration with a ceremonial swearing-in at York College last week. Comment.
Bayside

FOCUS ON QUEENS: New York politicians attend presidential inauguration

Elected officials from New York attended the inauguration of President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. Comments (1).

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013

St. Albans

Senate coalition has yet to prove itself: Qns. pols

During the first day in session for the state Senate’s new coalition government, Democrats and Republicans moved swiftly last week to pass the strongest gun laws in the nation in the aftermath of the Newtown, Conn., shootings. Comment.
Astoria

Astoria Dems mark Obama inauguration

Members of the Powhatan Democratic Club in Astoria said they were happy with President Barack Obama’s inaugural speech Monday and welcomed the presence of prominent New York officials at the historic Washington ceremony. Comment.

Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013

Kew Gardens

Real estate industry gets into beep race

One of the powers entrusted to a borough president is to review and make recommendations on land use applications for development projects in Queens. Comment.

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