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Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017

Bayside

Gov. Cuomo endorses Vallone for re-election

City Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) picked up another vital endorsement in his bid for re-election, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo throwing his support behind the incumbent facing land-use expert Paul Graziano in the Sept. 12 Democratic primary. Comments (2)

Tuesday, Sept. 5, 2017

Jamaica

Miller seeks re-election for SE Queens Council seat

City Councilman I. Daneek Miller (D-St. Albans) is running for re-election in District 27 against retired Marine and former Police Lt. Anthony Rivers in the Sept. 12 primary. Comments (4)

Monday, Sept. 4, 2017

Bay Terrace

Candidates battle it out at Queens forums

Candidates for mayor and public advocates pitched their stances on citywide issues Tuesday in a forum hosted by the Bay Terrace Community Alliance, with topics ranging from transit to the homeless crisis and Rikers Island. Comments (2)

Friday, Sept. 1, 2017

Bayside

City Council challenger Graziano touts record as community activist

As community activist Paul Graziano pushes to unseat City Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside), he works to shed light on what he claims are the fraudulent campaign practices of his opponent. He also boasts a lengthy career as a land-use consultant and a fighter against over-development in his native northeast Queens. Comment
Opinion

Political rumbles

In the final spurt before the Democratic primaries Sept. 12, the tone in several Queens City Council races has become down and dirty. Comments (3)

Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Corona

Lawsuit filed charging voter suppression at LeFrak City

Community groups and residents of LeFrak City in Corona filed a complaint Tuesday with State Supreme Court charging the city’s Board of Elections is in violation of the state Constitution after moving a polling site that has been in use for more than 50 years. Comment
Corona

Seven City Council Speaker candidates endorse Moya in race against Monserrate

Seven members of the New York City Council who are running for Council Speaker, including Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) and Donovan Richards (D- Laurelton), have endorsed Assemblyman Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights) in his race against Hiram Monserrate, the former City Councilman who is running to reclaim his old seat after convictions for assault and corruption. Comments (7)

Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017

Maspeth

Holden receives bomb threat scrawled on Crowley campaign flier at his home

Detectives from the 104th Precinct were investigating a bomb threat left at the home of Robert Holden, a candidate in next month’s Democratic Primary for New York City Council, according to the NYPD. Comments (1)

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