Politics

Sunday, Aug. 19, 2012

Bayside

Israel opens campaign office off Bell Boulevard in Bayside

U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Hauppauge) announced last week that his campaign had opened an office in Bayside to serve as the base for his Queens volunteers making calls to and canvassing new constituents in the area. The new office was opened at 213-33 39th Ave., Suite 236. Comment.

Friday, Aug. 17, 2012

Political Action

Halloran backs small biz, Israel in bid for Congress seat

In the new 6th Congressional District in Queens, which is replacing U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman’s (D-Bayside) district, conservative City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) is running against state Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing), who won the Queens Democratic Party primary. Comments (3).

Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012

Bayside

Avella blows whistle on free US Open tkts

For more than 30 years, state and city officials have enjoyed free tickets to the US Open courtesy of the U.S. Tennis Association, but after one northeast Queens lawmaker called foul on the practice, the state Legislature’s Ethics Commission ordered the sports group to revoke the invitations from state officials. Comments (1).
Flushing

Messer gets Chinese name in Flushing Assembly race

John Messer, a candidate opposing state Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Whitestone) for a seat based around Flushing, is targeting his campaign at the Asian-American voters in the district. Comment.

Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012

Flushing

Flushing forum set for Assembly race

A Korean nonprofit specializing in outreach to new immigrants is set to host a candidate forum Thursday for the crowded Flushing state Assembly race. Comment.

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