Monday, Jan. 25, 2016

Political Action

Presidential campaign shifts into high gear

As the Republican presidential primaries move into high gear there have been rumors that some establishment Republicans may be considering running their own candidate for president if Donald Trump gets the official Republican Party nomination. Comment

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2016

Mayoral Spin Cycle

The media needs to start ignoring Donald Trump

This week, our columnist pleads with his colleagues to stop doing stories about GOP’s Presidential front-runner. Comments (3)

Thursday, Jan. 21, 2016

Fresh Meadows

Boro pols urge Obama to launch anti-Semitism summit

City Councilmen Barry Grodenchik (D-Oakland Gardens) and Rory Lancman (D-Hillcrest), along with state Assemblyman David Weprin (D-Fresh Meadows), were among 13 lawmakers across the city who have joined with the Simon Wiesenthal Center to urge President Barack Obama to convene a summit on anti-Semitism, invoking the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Comments (7)

Avella introduces stringent ethics reforms proposals

At a news conference last week, state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) unveiled a series of ethics reform proposals, as well as going over some which he had planned to pursue before being reassigned from his position as chairman of the Senate Ethics Committee in May. Comment

Monday, Jan. 18, 2016


Agreement reached on carriage horses

City officials announced Sunday that a compromise has been reached between the opposing parties in the ongoing debate on whether to ban horse carriages from Manhattan streets. The agreement will keep the tourist-driven industry in Central Park, with new stables to be built there. Comments (2)


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