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Monday, Oct. 19, 2015

Politics

GOP and Dem City Council contenders continue to rake in support

Both candidates running for the vacant northeast Queens Assembly seat have been racking up a list of political endorsements, many of which they received back before the Democratic primary. Comment

Friday, Oct. 16, 2015

Politics

Joe Concannon confident of a GOP victory in election bid

Republican and Conservative candidate Joe Concannon, a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired NYPD captain, has been steadfast in campaigning for the vacant northeast Queens City Council seat since announcing his election bid in June. Comments (3)
Politics

Barry Grodenchik prepares for City Council general election

Democratic candidate Barry Grodenchik is continuing on the campaign trail in the race for the open state City Council seat in eastern Queens after securing the Democratic nomination in a higly competitive six-way primary in September . Comments (1)
Politics

Political consultant fined for choreographing anti-horse carriage funds

The city Campaign Finance Board hit a political consultant group with fines for helping an anti-horse-drawn carriage group orchestrate campaign contributions to Council candidates in 2013 in excess of legal limits. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015

Middle Village

Former Queens Councilman Thomas Ognibene passes away

Former Council Minority Leader Thomas Ognibene, a Queens Republican giant who mixed a strong conservative vision with practicality and brought the interests of the central section of the borough to a city-wide platform, died Tuesday at the age of 72 following a battle with aggressive spinal cancer. Comment
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Assembly debate gets heated before Election Day

The two African-American women running for William Scarborough’s former Assembly seat faced each other at a debate Tuesday night hosted by the NAACP at the Majority Baptist Church, Comments (1)

Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Middle Village

Former Queens Councilman Thomas Ognibene dies at 72

Former City Council Minority Leader Thomas Ognibene, a Queens Republican giant, died Monday at the age of 72 following a battle with aggressive spinal cancer. Comment

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