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Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2017

East Elmhurst

Moya offers a plan of action for East Elmhurst which Monserrate dismisses

The race between state Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights) and Hiram Monserrate for City Council District 21 grows more contentious each week. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Aug. 22, 2017

Bayside

Avella calls for Silver’s resignation as tree collapse injures four

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) called for the resignation of Department of Parks and Recreation Commissioner Michael Silver after reports of an elm tree collapsing and injuring a woman and three children in Central Park made headlines. Comments (1)

Monday, Aug. 21, 2017

Flushing

DEP to offer bioswale opt-outs for select residents only

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) broke the news to civic leaders Monday that a full opt-out program for the city Department of Environmental Protection’s initiative to install bioswales throughout Flushing will not be in the cards. Comments (5)
Rochdale Village

Public defender Hettie Powell lays out plan for District 28 seat

Hettie Powell, a lawyer from southeast Queens, is running for the City Council seat vacated by Ruben Wills, who was recently sentenced to prison for grand larceny. Comments (2)

Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017

Politics

Anthony Rivers eyes District 27 seat

Anthony Rivers, a former U.S. Marine and retired police officer, is running against City Councilman I. Daneek Miller (D-St. Albans) for the District 27 seat in the Sept. 12 primaries. The St. Albans resident is running with a mission to address inequity in southeast Queens. Comments (3)

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