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Saturday, July 23, 2016

Politics

City creates new voter registration form for five more languages

Voter registration forms will now be available in five new languages, according to an announcement from the city Campaign Finance Board and the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs. Comment

Friday, July 22, 2016

Opinion

Game changer

Republican nominee Donald Trump, in keeping with the new unorthodoxy, broke the rules at the GOP convention in Cleveland, flouting tradition by turning the political rites into a TV spectacle. Comments (2)

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Flushing

Community deals with aftermath of Flushing West plan’s demise

The city’s abrupt decision to withdraw its plans to rezone Flushing West, which would have brought 1,600 units of housing to the downtown area, has drawn mixed reactions from the community. Comment

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Political Action

Is the Ivy League a path to the White House?

It would seem that Ivy League colleges play a major role in educating future presidents of the United States. Comments (3)

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Politics

Israel endorses Suozzi for Congress

Outgoing Rep. Steve Israel (D-Melville) endorsed former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi in the general election campaign to succeed Israel in the 3rd Congressional District. Suozzi won the Democratic primary to become the party’s nominee in the race, which includes parts of Nassau and Suffolk counties in addition to Bay Terrace, Whitestone, Glen Oaks and Floral Park. Comment

Friday, July 15, 2016

Politics

Pidot fights for GOP primary against Martins in Israel race

As the Democratic primary for New York’s 3rd Congressional District unfolded over the past months and concluded with a victory for former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi, a Republican primary fight has been brewing, as well. The contest is currently playing out in state court. Comments (1)

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Politics

Community responds to tragedies throughout country

Violent shooting incidents involving the police spurred an outpouring of grief and frustration at community meetings and prayer vigils throughout the borough and city from elected officials and community members. Comments (3)

Monday, July 11, 2016

Politics

Israel endorses Suozzi for Congress

Outgoing U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Melville) endorsed former Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi Monday in the general election campaign to succeed him in the 3rd Congressional District. Comments (1)

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