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Monday, Aug. 18, 2014

Politics

Cahill rips state AG for stand on Cuomo’s corruption panel

Republican candidate for state attorney general John Cahill criticized AG Eric Schneiderman for failing to protect the work of the Moreland Commission, an anti-corruption panel that was formed last year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Comment

Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014

Political Action

Astorino visiting GOP clubs in run for governor

Recently, Rob Astorino, the Republican and Conservative candidate for governor, spoke at the Frank Kenna Republican Club in Astoria. He seems to be conducting an intense grassroots campaign by speaking at Republican clubs, especially here in Queens. Comments (1)

Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014

Flushing

Stavisky wins endorsements

State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) scored a couple endorsements in her re-election campaign this week. Comment

Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014

Ozone Park

Baldeo to appeal guilty verdict

A federal jury acquitted City Council hopeful Albert Baldeo of using fake donors to qualify for matching funds during his failed 2010 campaign, but found the Ozone Park Democrat guilty of tampering with witnesses during the FBI’s investigation, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in Manhattan. Comments (2)
St. Albans

Smith’s allies throw support behind Comrie

Leroy Comrie won the battle of the endorsements. Comments (1)
Bayside

John Liu hits back at Avella over fines

John Liu’s campaign slammed state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) last week for what it said was an illegal use of taxpayer money to attack the former comptroller in their escalating primary battle. Comments (18)

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014

Ozone Park

Baldeo convicted of obstruction of justice: Bharara

A federal jury found Ozone Park Democrat Albert Baldeo guilty of obstruction of justice, but acquitted him of mail and wire fraud charges Monday, a spokeswoman for U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said. Comment

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