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A picture perfect weekend
A picture perfect weekend
Victoria's Secrets Victoria Schneps 7/03/2014 at 10:05AM

It was our annual Yunis family gathering hosted by Stu’s daughter Mimi Broner in Kent, Conn., but what added to the joy was that Stu’s son Jon, who lives in Sarasota, Florida, was getting married to his lovely bride Hillary. It was a glorious sunny weekend and made even brighter by the love in the [...]

Ali Najmi versus David Weprin for 24th Assembly seat
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 5/20/2014 at 1:45PM

Glens Oaks lawyer Ali Najmi is contemplating running against career politician New York State Assemblyman David Weprin in the 24th State Assembly District.  Najmi makes an interesting candidate.  Starting in the 1990s, the Weprin family political base has declined. Sons and daughters of Jewish, Italian, Irish and Catholic voters have moved to Long Island, Hudson [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 4/30/2014 at 8:02AM

TODAY’S FORECAST: Wednesday: Rain. High 49. Winds E at 15 to 25 mph. Rainfall near a half an inch. Wednesday night: Periods of rain. Low 49. Winds SE at 15 to 25 mph. Rainfall near an inch.

Give David Weprin credit for the original idea
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 4/15/2014 at 11:56AM

Give credit where credit is due. New York state Sen. Tony Avella recently called for a new police precinct. When New York State Assemblymember David Weprin was chairperson of the New York City Finance Committee from 2002 to 2009, he advocated creation of the new 116th Precinct out of the existing 105th NYPD Precinct, before [...]

Fraternity hazing and a cup of coffee for seniors
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 3/09/2014 at 6:36PM

New York State Assemblyman David Weprin proposed legislation that would expand the state’s current anti-hazing statute by prohibiting all physical conduct and physical activities required from fraternities during the pledging ceremonies is over the top.  Each year millions of college students each year successfully join a fraternity or sorority.  All survive and go on to [...]

The three amigos
Penner's Pen Larry Penner 12/30/2013 at 6:08PM

NYC Republican Councilmembers Vincent Ignizio, Steven Matteo and Eric Ulrich are the three amigos.  Just as Melissa Mark-Viverito has the votes to become NYC Council speaker, so does NYC Republican Councilmember Vincent Ignizio for the new City Council Minority leader.  This result is because two of the three last GOP councilmembers are from Staten Island, [...]