The Queens Courier endorses incumbent City Councilmember Eric Ulrich


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

ULRICH

The Queens Courier is pleased to endorse incumbent City Councilmember Eric Ulrich. He was elected in 2009 as the representative for District 32, serving Belle Harbor, Breezy Point, Broad Channel, Hamilton Beach, Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Neponsit, Ozone Park, Rockaway Beach, Rockaway Park, South Ozone Park, South Richmond Hill, and Woodhaven. In the four years since, he has proven himself a community-minded leader, ever […]

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Councilmember Eric Ulrich, wife welcome daughter


By Queens Courier Staff | editorial@queenscourier.com

Photo courtesy of Councilmember Eric Ulrich

Councilmember Eric Ulrich and his wife, Yadira, welcomed their first-born daughter to the world last night. Lily Ulrich was born at 7:42 p.m. last night weighing in at 7 pounds, 10 ounces. “This Halloween I received the sweetest treat, a beautiful baby girl. Please welcome Lily into the world,” Ulrich tweeted last night. Mother and […]

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WATCH: Eric Ulrich announces Senate run


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Councilmember Eric Ulrich will run for Senate in the 15th District.

Councilmember Eric Ulrich — considered a rising star in the Republican Party — has declared his intent to vie for the 15th Senate District seat. “This was not an easy decision for me to make. I love the job that I already have, and I had every intention of running for re-election next fall,” Ulrich […]

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Councilmember Eric Ulrich tapped for Romney campaign


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of Councilmember Eric Ulrich

Councilmember Eric Ulrich has been named chair of Republican and former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign in New York City. “I’m honored because I believe Governor Romney stands the best chance at defeating Barack Obama, and I know that he’ll make an excellent president during a very challenging time in our nation,” Ulrich told […]

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WATCH: One-on-one with Councilmember Eric Ulrich


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Councilmember Ulrich, who represents District 32, told The Courier his accomplishments and challenges over the last two years and spoke about his current projects — including the building of a skate park in Ozone Park.   [video_post_embed id="3327" width="540" height="306"]

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Mayor swears in Eric Ulrich as Councilmember


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

The room erupted in thunderous applause as City Councilmember Eric Ulrich took his unofficial oath of office – administered by Mayor Michael Bloomberg – on Sunday, March 15. “He [Ulrich] will do a great job and this city will benefit from it,” said Bloomberg, who joked that at 24, he could not just be Ulrich’s […]

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Councilman Ulrich allocates $25K to clean up graffiti in district


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THE COURIER/Photo by Eric Jankiewicz

Cross Bay Boulevard can draw comparisons to 5Pointz with the amount of graffiti that has stricken its surrounding neighborhoods, but clean-up is on the way.

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Board of Elections certifies Ulrich victory


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

File photo

Nearly a month after voters cast their ballots, City Councilmember Eric Ulrich has been certified by the Board of Elections (BOE) as the official victor in the race for District 32. The Republican beat his opponent, District Leader Lew Simon, with 10,488 votes compared to Simon’s 9,080, a difference of 1,408 votes, according to the […]

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Close race called for incumbent Councilmember Ulrich, Simon not conceding


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photo by Maggie Hayes

Votes were counted down to the bitter end before a winner was declared in City Council District 32, and Republican Councilmember Eric Ulrich has reclaimed his seat. “This race was a real nail biter,” Ulrich said in front of family and friends on election night. As the results trickled in, Ulrich and his Democratic opponent, […]

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City Council District 32 candidates Ulrich, Simon look ahead to Election Day


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

File photos

The heated race for City Council District 32 is coming to a close. Councilmember Eric Ulrich, the incumbent, has represented District 32 in the City Council since 2009. He stood with Belle Harbor, Breezy Point, Broad Channel, Hamilton Beach, Howard Beach, Lindenwood, Neponsit, Ozone Park, Rockaway Beach, Rockaway Park, South Ozone Park, South Richmond Hill […]

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Lew Simon wins 32nd Council District primary, prepares for general election against Ulrich


| mhayes@queenscourier.com

PHOTO COURTESY OF LEW SIMON CAMPAIGN

Lew Simon, Democratic District leader, is officially the party’s candidate to race to claim the seat in City Council District 32. He will face incumbent Councilmember Eric Ulrich in the November general election. Simon declared victory after receiving 65.1 percent of the votes over his opponent, William Ruiz, according to unofficial results. “We have to […]

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American Softball starts second season helping developmentally disabled of Queens


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/Photos by Terence M. Cullen

Randy Novick asked which hand the player threw with. He held up his left hand, which was already gripping a softball. Novick, patient and personable, found a glove that fit. As he adjusted it for the player’s hand, Novick recalled a visit to the man’s group home and how much he had enjoyed it. It […]

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