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Costa Constantinides wins City Council District 22 race
Costa Constantinides wins City Council District 22 race
News Angy Altamirano 11/06/2013 at 12:19AM

Costa Constantinides is making history and will now serve the community he has called home his whole life. The lifelong Astoria resident has been elected to fill Peter Vallone Jr.’s seat in City Council District 22 and represent Astoria, Long Island City and parts of Jackson Heights. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, he [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 7/12/2013 at 12:06PM

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 [...]

Endorsement roundup
Politics Queens Courier Staff 6/20/2013 at 1:07PM

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. [...]

Elizabeth Delaney, stepdaughter of Assemblymember Michael DenDekker, passed away
Obituaries Michael Pantelidis 3/13/2012 at 4:10PM

Elizabeth Delaney, daughter of Angela DenDekker and stepdaughter of Assemblymember Michael DenDekker, passed away on Sunday, March 11. She was 27. Arrangements were handled by the Edward Lynch Funeral Home in Long Island City. A funeral Mass was held at Our Lady of Fatima Church in East Elmhurst. In lieu of flowers, the family has [...]

Recent hate crimes spur return to old ideals
Recent hate crimes spur return to old ideals
News Melissa Chan 11/28/2011 at 1:22PM

The document itself may be over 300 years old, but the message it conveys is timeless. Public officials united to breathe life back into the Flushing Remonstrance — a historic petition dated back to 1657 when Peter Stuyvesant and a group of citizens protested prohibitions against religious freedom — in light of recent anti-Semitic vandalisms [...]

Reward offered for swastika perp
Reward offered for swastika perp
News Michael Pantelidis 11/08/2011 at 1:55PM

The neighboring communities of Jackson Heights and Elmhurst are battling back against a string of hate crimes that recently rocked the region’s residents. Beginning the night of November 2 and extending into the early hours of November 3, swastikas were drawn at three locations across the area — on the facades of the Jackson Heights [...]

Woodside issues discussed at town hall
News Nargas Karimi 11/01/2011 at 9:40AM

Assemblymember Michael DenDekker explained the different issues that New York faces during a Woodside Town Hall meeting on October 26. “Our everyday problems mean absolutely nothing to legislators that represent Rochester, Buffalo, Tonawanda and Niagara. We talk about parking, sanitation, noise and train issues, while their issues are jobs, agriculture and property taxes,” said DenDekker. [...]

Marriage equality act still awaiting Senate vote
News 6/24/2011 at 12:00AM

Monday marked the last official day of Albany’s legislative season Senate leaders have extended the session – giving the marriage equality bill another chance to come to a vote. The bill stands only 32 votes in the Senate away from becoming law. (Let us now what you think by voting in our Facebook poll) Governor [...]