Search Results for Curtis Sliwa

Bells, bells, bells
Politics From Here Victor G. Mimoni 1/17/2014 at 11:57AM

I begin on a sad note. Journalists are a tribe and we lost a brother last week. Photographer Ira Cohen passed away suddenly. Ira was a Vietnam veteran and retired MTA employee. His snowy moustache (and sometimes dreadlocks), were often to be seen in the background – while the “important” people were in the foreground. [...]

Katz creates campaign team for Queens borough president run
Katz creates campaign team for Queens borough president run
News Terence M. Cullen 8/07/2012 at 8:05AM

She’s already held two political seats in Queens, and now Melinda Katz is eyeing a third. Katz, who formerly served as assemblymember and councilmember, confirmed she would be running for borough president next year — throwing her hat into the ring with potentials like Councilmember Peter Vallone. Katz said she was organizing a campaign team, [...]

NYHQ celebrates life
NYHQ celebrates life
News Queens Courier Staff 6/29/2012 at 8:48AM

Curtis Sliwa, radio personality and founder of the Guardian Angels, recalled being shot four times in 1992, then he told of his more recent struggle — prostate cancer. Sliwa was the keynote speaker at the New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) Celebration of Life, which sought to bring together cancer survivors who were once patients of [...]

Wonderful women honored
Victoria's Secrets Victoria Schneps 5/02/2012 at 11:00AM

Wonderful women honored For the 10th year we celebrated the talented and devoted “Top Women in Business” in Queens. Sixteen of the women we previously honored were inducted into our newly-created “Hall of Fame.” Their gift was a rhinestone pin of interlocking hearts. I found it and immediately realized it was a perfect pin for [...]

The ‘Stars’ were shining
The ‘Stars’ were shining
Victoria's Secrets Victoria Schneps 4/05/2012 at 11:17AM

The stars were really all around me on March 25, both on the ground and in the sky. It was our first Rising Star event in Brooklyn to celebrate successful men and women under 40 through our Brooklyn newspapers, the Home Reporter and Brooklyn Spectator. It was a picture-perfect night and we gathered the 40 [...]

Politics Aside: Can Republicans hold City Hall?
News 8/02/2011 at 12:00AM

With Anthony Weiner out of the running, discussions abound about who is the frontrunner to be the Democrat’s nominee for mayor in 2013. Meanwhile, Republicans have been able to elect their candidate the last five outings – even when their guy was no longer a Republican and held almost no core Republican beliefs. So, the [...]

Conventionally speaking . . .
Wild World of Politics Dick Brennan 6/02/2010 at 12:00AM

                Let’s be honest. Conventions are boring. Really boring. Even to us political junkies.             We political reporters have endured a few of them recently, including the state Democrat and Republican gatherings.             At least at the national conventions, you can fill down-time by doing mindless things like interviewing celebrities.    [...]

Republican Rally
News 10/01/2008 at 12:00AM

At last week’s John McCain Rally at the Queens County Republican Party Headquarters were (from left to right) Queens Chair Phil Ragusa, District Leader Eric Ulrich, 77 WABC Radio Host Curtis Sliwa, and District Leader Jane Deacy.