Cuomo endorses Addabbo in 15th Senate District race


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of State Senator Joe Addabbo

During the primary race for Senate District 15 this summer, now-Republican nominee and Councilmember Eric Ulrich picked up a major endorsement from former Governor George Pataki. This fall, State Senator Joseph Addabbo, running for his third term, has seen Ulrich’s bet and raised him an incumbent. Governor Andrew Cuomo endorsed Addabbo on Monday, October 8 […]

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UFT throws its backing behind Addabbo in SD15


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THE COURIER/Photo by Terence M. Cullen

Citing his record in both the city council and Albany, the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and a number of elected officials rallied for State Senator Joseph Addabbo as the incumbent seeks re-election in November. “We’ve had a very good relationship with Joe because of the work that he has done on the behalf of […]

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Ulrich wins primary, set to face Addabbo in November


| tcullen@queenscourier.com

THE COURIER/photo by Terence Cullen

In a primary that saw attacks on matters outside of the issues, both candidates in the general election for State Senate District 15 have vowed the race to November 6 will be a clean fight. Councilmember Eric Ulrich defeated Forest Hills lawyer Juan Reyes in a September 13 Republican primary — a rarity in the […]

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Addabbo calls for more cops in 106th Precinct


| mchan@queenscourier.com

The pressure is on for NYPD officials to assign more officers to an area local leaders are saying is quickly becoming inundated with mass volumes of visitors. Senator Joseph Addabbo sent Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly a letter on February 8, requesting a “significant increase” in additional officers for the 106th Precinct in Ozone Park — […]

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Addabbo and Goldfeder tour Aqueduct Racino


| mchan@queenscourier.com

Photo Courtesy of Senator Joseph Addabbo

After touring Resorts World New York City on October 3, Assemblymember Phil Goldfeder (left) and Senator Joseph Addabbo (right) learned the Racino — set to open on October 28 — was up to speed with construction. They also previewed other amenities separate from the casino, including an indoor parking lot and family-friendly restaurants.

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Addabbo seeks to increase ballot type size


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

After complaints about the type being too small on the new ballots during the primary and November elections, a Queens State Senator is drafting legislation that would require larger font making the ballots easier to read for voters. State Senator Joseph Addabbo, who chairs the State Senate’s Elections Committee, said he is working on a […]

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Como concedes to Addabbo


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

            It took nearly a week, but Anthony Como has finally admitted defeat. The Republican, who went toe-to-toe with incumbent State Senator Joseph Addabbo, garnered 43 percent of the vote to Addabbo’s 57 in the 15th Senatorial District on Tuesday, November 2. On Monday, November 8, he issued a statement that read, “It is with […]

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Como concedes to Addabbo


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

            It took nearly a week, but Anthony Como has finally admitted defeat. The Republican, who went toe-to-toe with incumbent State Senator Joseph Addabbo, garnered 43 percent of the vote to Addabbo’s 57 in the 15th Senatorial District on Tuesday, November 2. On Monday, November 8, he issued a statement that read, “It is with […]

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Addabbo retains Senate seat in battle with Como


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

It’s two more years for Joe. Addabbo handily defeated Republican challenger Anthony Como – 57 to 43 percent — in the 15th Senatorial District, which includes parts of Middle Village, Maspeth, Ridgewood, Glendale, Ozone Park, Woodhaven and Howard Beach — meaning that the incumbent can “continue to be an accessible Senator.” “For the first time […]

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Addabbo retains Senate seat in battle with Como


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

It’s two more years for Joe. Addabbo handily defeated Republican challenger Anthony Como – 57 to 43 percent — in the 15th Senatorial District, which includes parts of Middle Village, Maspeth, Ridgewood, Glendale, Ozone Park, Woodhaven and Howard Beach — meaning that the incumbent can “continue to be an accessible Senator.” “For the first time […]

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Addabbo, Como clash in State Senate battle


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

With control of the State Senate likely going to be decided by a few key races throughout the state, Republican candidate Anthony Como believes he can deliver his party a seat by defeating incumbent Democratic State Senator Joseph Addabbo. “The numbers look great for us,” Como said. “We’re confident where we stand financially, and at […]

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Addabbo funnels food to neediest


| tcimino@queenscourier.com

Twelve hundred families will have food on the table for up to a week, thanks to the efforts of State Senator Joseph Addabbo, volunteers, Feed The Children (FTC) and AVON. During a food distribution on Tuesday, October 19, three semi tractor-trailers full of food and supplies arrived in Forest Park’s George Seuffert Sr. Band Shell […]

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Addabbo, Como clash in State Senate battle


| pdavis@queenscourier.com

With control of the State Senate likely going to be decided by a few key races throughout the state, Republican candidate Anthony Como believes he can deliver his party a seat by defeating incumbent Democratic State Senator Joseph Addabbo. “The numbers look great for us,” Como said. “We’re confident where we stand financially, and at […]

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