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Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016

Flushing

Giron challenges Stavisky on the Republican ticket

State Sen. Toby Stavisky (D-Flushing) beat back Democratic opponent S.J. Jung in last week’s primary, but the battle for the 16th Senate District is not over yet. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016

Political Action

Conservative Party gives its nod to Donald Trump

The New York State Conservative Party held a meeting of its State Committee earlier this month and by a large margin endorsed Donald Trump for president. The result is that Trump will be running for president on both the Republican and Conservative Party lines in New York. Comments (1)

Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

Howard Beach

Pheffer Amato demands better security in park following Karina Vetrano murder

One week after the release of private security camera footage showing Karina Vetrano moments before her murder, the NYPD has received 104 tips, including some with new information, but the case remains unsolved. The video captures the 30-year-old Howard Beach jogger near Spring Creek Park Aug. 2, just before 6 p.m. where she was beaten, strangled and sexually assaulted, according to police. Comments (1)
Politics

Suozzi holds first general election town hall

Issues throughout the country are not being addressed because of the poisonous nature of the country’s political discourse, Democratic congressional candidate Tom Suozzi said during the first of six town hall meetings Tuesday. Comment

Friday, Sept. 16, 2016

Politics

U.S. Court of Appeals overturns decision to hold 3rd District Republican primary

The Second U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled against holding an Oct. 6 Republican primary in the 3rd Congressional District, which covers Nassau and Suffolk Counties, as well as parts of northeast Queens. The ruling overturns a previous decision by the U.S. District Court for the Northern District to hold the primary, and effectively ends Philip Pidot’s protracted legal challenge to state Sen. Jack Martins (R-Mineola) for the Republican nomination. Comment

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