Politics

Local congress members endorse John Liu in state Senate race
Local congress members endorse John Liu in state Senate race
Northeast Liam La Guerre 7/14/2014 at 1:59PM

In his bid to unseat state Sen. Tony Avella, former City Comptroller John Liu picked up another round of support from local congressional members. Liu received endorsements from congress members Grace Meng, Gregory Meeks and Joseph Crowley.

Former Queens Assemblyman Vincent Nicolosi passes away
Northeast Queens Courier Staff 7/11/2014 at 5:47PM

A former Queens assemblyman and prominent member of the Bayside community for many years, Vincent Nicolosi passed away Friday after a battle with breast cancer, according to family members. He was 74 years old.

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.