Queens councilmembers score high on environmental report cards


| mchan@queenscourier.com

The scores are in — and Queens councilmembers have fared well above average in their most recent environmental report cards. According to the New York City League of Conservation Voters’ (NYLCV) annual “Environmental Scorecard,” a record number of 22 out of 50 councilmembers achieved perfect scores. Queens, the runner-up borough, trailed the Manhattan delegation — […]

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Rejected ballots being reviewed in Padavan vs. Gennaro race


| vmimoni@queenscourier.com

Roughly 1,750 paper ballots which had been declared invalid by the city’s Board of Elections (BOE) are being re-examined in the marathon 11th Senate District race between incumbent Senator Frank Padavan and City Councilmember James Gennaro. At their regular Tuesday meeting on January 27, BOE Commissioners voted unanimously to reverse their 7-3 “final determination” of […]

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Fred’s Gripes blog: Go back to the City Council, Gennaro!


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Senator Frank Padavan is still not the declared winner for State Senator. Well, like many of my fellow Queens residents who have written opinions in support of Frank, I still cannot understand why Councilmember James Gennaro refuses to wake up and smell the coffee. The people of Queens have spoken and all legitimate votes have […]

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