Author Archives: Pete Davis

Republican candidate Beltrani casts vote in District 13 Special


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Republican candidate Robert Beltrani cast his vote early Tuesday morning at P.S. 212, Christopher Santora School in Jackson Heights. “It’s going to be interesting obviously,” Beltrani said while talking to voters on the corner of 37th Avenue and 81st Street around 8 a.m. Beltrani said he plans to go to work during the day and […]

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Peralta votes in Special Election


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Joined by his wife and son, Queens Assemblymember Jose Peralta projected confidence as he cast his vote at The Renaissance Charter School in Jackson Heights around 8:15 a.m., on Tuesday. Peralta is widely seen as the favorite in the Special Election against former State Senator Hiram Monserrate and Republican candidate Robert Beltrani. While talking to […]

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Gov’s Communications Director resigns


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

Governor David Paterson’s Communications Director Peter Kauffmann became the latest staffer to resign over the scandal engulfing the Governor. “As a former officer in the United States Navy, integrity and commitment to public service are values I take seriously,” he said in a statement on Thursday, March 4. “Unfortunately, as recent developments have come to […]

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