Monday, April 18, 2016


The case of the four women who went to prison for being gay

It is hard to believe, but it is true. Comments (1)

Saturday, April 16, 2016

Willets Point

Empty Willets Pt. shops to be torn down

The city is planning to demolish a block of auto repair shops in Willets Point as part of the $3 billion Willets Point Development Plan. Comments (3)

Friday, April 15, 2016

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.) stressed his strong New York roots and expressed confidence about the strength of his campaign at a rally in Long Island City last weekend. Comments (4)
Former President Bill Clinton and Queens elected officials described his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, as a strong advocate for minorities at an organizing event in downtown Flushing Tuesday morning. Comments (6)
Jackson Heights

Clinton embraces diversity in Jackson Heights

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton visited the Jackson Diner in Jackson Heights Monday to discuss diversity and discrimination with residents and elected officials. Comments (11)

Queens’ votes count

For the first time in years Queens matters in the presidential primaries. Comments (1)

Thursday, April 14, 2016


Making sure that the victims of crimes are heard

This week is National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. Crime victims have the hardest role in our criminal justice system. Many feel victimized not only by the initial criminal act, but by our court process. Victims are forced to come to court over and over again, without seeing any progress in their case, because of our trial delays. Comment

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Former President Bill Clinton called his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton a “world-class change maker” at an organizing event he held with U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) in downtown Flushing Tuesday morning. Comments (6)

Monday, April 11, 2016

City Council member Julissa Ferreras-Copeland (D-E. Elmhurst) got on the phone to Hillary Clinton’s campaign staff last week to make sure she did not skip Queens in the run-up to next week’s New York state primary. Comments (6)

Bill Clinton, Meng to campaign in Flushing for Hillary

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing) will be campaigning with former President Bill Clinton in Flushing Tuesday on Hillary Clinton’s plan to raise Comments (3)
Speaking before supporters from the five boroughs at LaGuardia Community College in Long Island City, state Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vermont) touted the progress his campaign has made since he first announced his candidacy for the presidency. Comments (3)



Keep it local!

Stay in touch with your community. Subscribe to our free newsletter: