Incumbent Assemblymembers hold seats


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As usual, there were few surprises as all of the incumbent Assemblymembers were re-elected to return to Albany.   Democrats who had no opponents and retained their Assembly included Grace Meng in District 22, Rory Lancman in District 25, Nettie Mayersohn in District 27, William Scarborough in District 29, Michelle Titus in District 31, Vivian […]

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Incumbent Assemblymembers hold seats


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As usual, there were few surprises as all of the incumbent Assemblymembers were re-elected to return to Albany.   Democrats who had no opponents and retained their Assembly included Grace Meng in District 22, Rory Lancman in District 25, Nettie Mayersohn in District 27, William Scarborough in District 29, Michelle Titus in District 31, Vivian […]

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Fundraiser for beaten delivery man


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Community members and elected officials came out recently to show support for the victim of a savage beating in Jackson Heights. City Councilmembers Daniel Dromm and Julissa Ferreras, Assemblymember Michael Den Dekker, and City Comptroller John Liu hosted a fundraiser for Victor Mejia de los Santos, a pizza delivery person for Due Franky’s Pizzeria, who […]

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Fundraiser for beaten delivery man


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Community members and elected officials came out recently to show support for the victim of a savage beating in Jackson Heights. City Councilmembers Daniel Dromm and Julissa Ferreras, Assemblymember Michael Den Dekker, and City Comptroller John Liu hosted a fundraiser for Victor Mejia de los Santos, a pizza delivery person for Due Franky’s Pizzeria, who […]

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Heroes of 9/11 remembered


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Candle lights illuminated the street at dusk and provided a reverent remembrance during the annual candlelight memorial service in honor of September 11 first responders. “We the American people are morally obligated to never forget,” said Rosemarie Poveromo, president of the United Community Civic Association. The annual candlelight memorial service was held on Tuesday, September […]

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Endorsement roundup


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MAYOR The Lesbian and Gay Democratic Club of Queens and the National Latino Officers Association endorsed Comptroller John Liu. The Uniformed Firefighters Association and Livery Base Owners Association endorsed Bill Thompson. Councilmembers Stephen Levin, Michael Nelson, Mark Weprin and James Gennaro endorsed City Council Speaker Christine Quinn.   PUBLIC ADVOCATE Cathy Guerriero recently secured backing […]

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Endorsement roundup


| editorial@queenscourier.com

MAYOR United Federation of Teachers, The Council of School Supervisors and Administrators endorsed Bill Thompson. Assemblymembers Edward Braunstein, Michael DenDekker, Aravella Simotas, Catherine Nolan, Margeret Markey, David Weprin, Michael Simanowitz, Andrew Hevesi and Francisco Moya endorsed Christine Quinn. Teamsters Joint Council 16 endorsed Christine Quinn.   BOROUGH PRESIDENT The Working Families Party endorsed Melinda Katz. […]

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