Politics

Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013

Flushing

FOCUS ON QUEENS: Councilman Peter Koo announces bid for re-election

City Councilman Peter Koo announced his bid for re-election at Flushing Town Hall. Comment.

Monday, Feb. 11, 2013

Editorial

Appeal to Moderate Republicans

Even though the city has been run by Republican mayors for the last 20 years, the party has not gained in numbers or influence. Comments (2).

Friday, Feb. 8, 2013

Cambria Heights

Sen. Smith explains decision to join IDC

State Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-Hollis) told a standing-room-only crowd last week that he joined the Senate’s new coalition government in order to get results for his community and he said the move has already paid off. Comment.
Flushing

Final Council lines spur outrage

Groups in northeast Queens blasted the final draft of new City Council lines that were approved Wednesday night.. Comment.

Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013

Politics

Queens remembers Ed Koch

Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of late Mayor Ed Koch last week as the outspoken and charismatic lawmaker was remembered in Queens with both fondness and sadness following his death at age 88. Comment.
South Jamaica

SE Queens competitors sound off

Can a Jewish candidate capitalize on a crowded field of black City Council hopefuls and win this month’s special election for southeast Queens’ vacant Council seat? Comments (3).
Queens Village

Queens Republicans prep for annual Lincoln dinner

The country’s oldest Republican club will host its 138th anniversary Lincoln dinner this weekend with a packed agenda full of dinner, dancing, and honorees throughout the borough, the group said. Comments (1).

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