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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Bayside

Avella, civics push fear rumors de Blasio will legalize basement apartments

Responding to rumors that Mayor Bill de Blasio would change city protocol to allow basement rentals, state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) and civic leaders held a news conference to speak out against the possible move to address the affordable housing crisis in the city. Comments (7)

Friday, April 7, 2017

Politics

Queens pols react to airstrikes against Assad regime

Democrats representing Queens in Washington gave President Donald Trump’s decision to take military action against the Assad regime mixed support Friday after news surfaced of Tomahawk cruise missiles striking air base targets in Syria. The United States acted in retaliation against Syria’s use of banned chemical weapons, which killed about 70 non-combatants in the Middle Eastern country long ravaged by civil war. Comments (3)

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