Politics

Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013

Astoria

Costa releases plan to fight city crime

The presumed frontrunner for the 22nd City Council District seat promoted his public safety plans Tuesday morning, hoping to close the deal with Astoria voters. Comment.

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013

Kew Gardens

QPTV to air beep debate

It was on, then it was off and now it’s back on again. Comments (1).
Bayside

Vallone outraises Saffran in City Council race

Democrat Paul Vallone has raised nearly $50,000 more than Republican opponent Dennis Saffran in the race to replace outgoing City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) as the two gear up for November’s general election. Comments (4).
Forest Hills

Koslowitz, Torodash face off

Following a string of sexual assaults in Forest Park and Rego Park, the two candidates for the City Council seat that covers those areas discussed public safety as an issue of primary concern. Comments (1).

Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013

Astoria

Arcabascio leans on biz laurels for beep

After spending 34 years building IT systems for companies like Merrill Lynch and North Shore-LIJ Health Systems, Republican Tony Arcabascio said he has learned a thing or two about building a thing or two, and he wants to bring his hands-on, pragmatic approach to Borough Hall. Comments (7).
No Holds Barred

A Modest Proposal

Just before the Civil War began, if I am correct, Horace Greeley, the founder and editor of The New York Tribune and an outspoken anti-slavery advocate, wrote something along these lines. Comment.

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