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Monday, Sept. 12, 2016

Rosedale

Alicia Hyndman runs for re election in district 29

State Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman (D-Springfield Gardens) is facing re-election after only a few months on the job and campaigning to retain her seat in District 29, which covers most of southeast Queens. Comments (2)
Rosedale

Gittens-Bridges hopes to replace Hyndman in primary

As the September Democratic primary nears, Lorraine Gittens-Bridges is vying to replace state Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman (D-Springfield Gardens) as is Linda Guillebeaux. Comments (1)

Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016

Politics

Sabine French stresses community ties in Assembly race

Sabine French’s role as a community advocate for southeastern Queens has extended into the political arena, and she is one of five candidates running to fill the seat left vacant by the death of state Assemblywoman Barbara Clark. Comments (1)
Bayside

Candidates for Congress, state Senate speak at Bayside forum

With election season in full throttle, the Bay Terrace Community Alliance hosted a candidates forum last week at the Clearview Golf Course clubhouse, which drew Democratic candidate for Congress Tom Suozzi and his Republican challengers, Philip Pidot and state Sen. Jack Martins (R-Nassau). State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside), his Republican opponent Mark Cipolla and state Assemblyman Edward Braunstein (D-Bayside), who is not facing an opponent, also took part. Comment

Saturday, Sept. 10, 2016

Cambria Heights

Vanel wants more jobs for SE Queens

Clyde Vanel, a Democratic candidate in the race to fill the seat left vacant by the death of Assemblywoman Barbara Clark, said he was fighting to keep a robust middle class in southeastern Queens. Comments (2)

Friday, Sept. 9, 2016

Flushing

Stavisky discusses progress in her district before primary

Seven-time incumbent, state Sen, Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) is running again and says the issues which bring her back this time around are affordable housing, campaign ethics, making higher education more accessible and alleviating congestion along the No. 7 train. Comments (2)
Flushing

Dromm, Kim and LGBT activists voice opposition to Jung statements

City Councilman Daniel Dromm (D-Jackson Heights) stepped out of his district last week to openly oppose anti-LGBT statements made by Democrat S.J. Jung, a candidate for state Senate. Comments (1)
Jamaica

Adrienne Adams challenges Sanders for state Senate seat

Adrienne Adams, who is challenging state Sen. James Sanders (D-Rochdale Village) in a Democratic primary race to represent parts of southeastern Queens in the state Senate, said her experience in the community is one of the best tools to help her represent constituents in the district. Comments (1)

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