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John Messer stops bid for state Senate
John Messer stops bid for state Senate
Politics Liam La Guerre 6/18/2014 at 5:36PM

Oakland Gardens lawyer John Messer is dropping his third bid to unseat 14-year veteran state Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky in District 16, which includes Flushing, Bayside, Forest Hills and Fresh Meadows, among other areas.

Op-ed: From a lifetime of war to a final search for peace
News Op-Ed 1/26/2014 at 9:26AM

On January 11, former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon passed away at the age of 85. Although he could be a polarizing political figure and his policies have had many critics, I found Henry Kissinger’s remembrance of Sharon in the January 13 issue of The Washington Post to be an accurate and fair representation of Sharon’s legacy.

Food for thought
Politics From Here Victor G. Mimoni 1/24/2014 at 12:44PM

It’s been a tasty week for those who view politics, rather than bread, as the staff of life. *Hizzoner heaped praise on city workers’ response to Tuesday’s near-foot-deep frosting, though countless commuters were hours late for dinner. Sanit commish and Bloomberg leftover John Doherty dished out the data, icing suggestions that the Upper East Side [...]