Politics

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Editorial

Leader Calls it Quits

Two weeks ago, U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman caught Queens by surprise when he announced that he would not seek re-election. Comment.

Saturday, March 31, 2012

I Sit and Look Out

Always take what political saviors say with a grain of salt

At some time in my education in city public schools, either at JHS 73 in Maspeth or Newtown High School, I heard the phrase “the Man on the White Horse.” Comment.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Bellerose

Avella loses voice on ICCC

Removing a controversial piece of land from his redrawn 11th District won’t silence state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside), who called for an investigation over what he suspects might be foul play. Comment.
Dishing with Dee

Northeast GOP Club holds mock presidential panel

Another anything-but-dull week. Last week, the Northeast Queens Republican Club held its March monthly meeting at its new place, the Clearview Golf Club House in Bayside. That is a great location for any group needing a meeting place and is convenient as well. Comment.

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Flushing

Halloran announces congressional run

City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) marched his two great Danes into Bowne Park Monday afternoon and declared his run to for the congressional seat currently held by U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside). Comments (1).

Monday, March 26, 2012

Whitestone

GOP chooses Halloran to run for Ackerman seat

The Queens County Republican Party endorsed City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) to run for the congressional seat that will be vacated by U.S. Rep Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) next year and Halloran was set to make a formal announcement at 5 p.m. Monday in Flushing. Comments (1).

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