Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017


SE Queens pols endorse de Blasio for second term

A collection of southeast Queens lawmakers came out in support of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s re-election, saying his work on numerous issues throughout the city earned their endorsements. Comments (6)

Koo announces bid for re-election at Flushing Library

City Councilman Peter Koo (D-Flushing) announced he would be running for re-election a news conference in front of the Flushing Library Monday. The lawmaker touted his achievements over the course of his seven years in office among supporters and fellow elected officials. Comments (2)

Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017


DeVos confirmation as ed secretary rankles electeds

In the aftermath of the razor-thin confirmation Tuesday of Betsy DeVos as the education secretary in President Trump’s cabinet, elected officials expressed concern about her views on public education. Comments (2)

Enough is enough with Mr. Trump

Do the people remember when President Richard Nixon made one very big mistake and was impeached? Comments (10)

Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017


Astoria rally against travel ban leans on immigrant values

Community leaders and elected officials led about 200 people in an Astoria rally against President Donald Trump’s executive order banning travel from seven Muslim-majority countries last Feb. 3. Comments (6)

Friday, Feb. 10, 2017

Korean community leaders and elected officials stood in solidarity against immigration policies imposed by the Trump administration last week at a news conference in Flushing led by the MinKwon Center for Community Action . Comments (20)

Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017


Why can’t we kindly disagree?

It seems like arguing — screaming, shouting or at the very least, extreme eye-rolling — is right up there with eating breakfast these days. Wake up, brush your teeth, glance at the latest news and explode! Comments (2)


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