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Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015

Flushing

Flushing law office files suit for ICE detainees

A former Astoria resident is involved in a class action lawsuit against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in an attempt to reverse his deportation to Guatemala. Comments (8)

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015

Politics

Endorsements continue in Council race leading up to primary

Candidates running for the City Council election in eastern Queens reported more campaign endorsements as the primary election on Thursday, Sept. 10, drew neared. New political backing came in for Rebecca Lynch, Satnam Singh Parhar, Barry Grodenchik and Bob Friedrich. Comments (5)
Political Action

Why a renegade Republican is Trumping his rivals

When Donald Trump first announced that he was entering the Republican primaries to run for president, a significant number of voters seemed to feel that he was too controversial to run. However, as the polls show, he has gathered a wide range of support. Comment

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015

New Voices

Activists Rally in Support of Right to Know Act

Queens activists took to Woodside Plaza to urge Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) to support the Right to Know Act—a set of proposals under consideration in the City Council that would require police officers to identify themselves during interactions with the public and restrict “unconstitutional searches.” Comment

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015

Glen Oaks

Friedrich says strong voices fix issues

Bob Friedrich, a Democratic City Council candidate running for Mark Weprin’s former seat, won a major fight. Comments (12)
Bellerose

Dosamantes, City Council candidate, wants to reform education

Bellerose native Celia Dosamantes—at 24, the youngest of the seven candidates pursuing the City Council seat vacated by Mark Weprin—has ambitious goals for District 23. Comments (7)

Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015

Willets Point

City decides not to appeal ruling on Willets Point mega-mall

The city said a recent appellate court ruling requiring state legislative approval before a proposed mega-mall could move forward gave it an impetus to push for more housing in the $3 billion Willets Point Development Plan. Comment

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