Anthony Weiner

Anthony Weiner responds to sexting allegations
Anthony Weiner responds to sexting allegations
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 7/23/2013 at 5:10PM

Anthony Weiner’s sex scandal troubles are ready for their own comeback. The Dirty, a gossip and satire website, is claiming that the mayoral candidate’s sexting did not end with his June 2011 resignation from Congress. But this time, Weiner is not denying the allegations. In a statement released today, he said some of the claims [...]

Queens political hall of shame
Queens political hall of shame
Politics Queens Courier Staff 7/19/2013 at 10:12AM

This New York City election season features not one, but two formerly disgraced politicians asking voters to give them a second chance. Former Congressmember Anthony Weiner, who announced he is running for mayor in May, and former Governor Eliot Spitzer, who launched his bid for city comptroller last week, were both forced to resign after sexual [...]

Can politicians comeback after a scandal?
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 7/18/2013 at 2:49PM

When Anthony Weiner and Eliot Spitzer stood in front of the media, admitted their sexual scandals to the public and resigned from office, many believed it was the end of their political careers. Not only are both men back in politics running for citywide office in New York City, but, according to two recent polls, [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 7/16/2013 at 6:30AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 97. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Clear. Low of 79. Winds less than 5 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: SummerStage -  Meli’sa Morgan/Fonda Rae/Alicia Myers/Marley Marl SummerStage, New York’s largest free performing arts festival, runs in Queens thru August [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/10/2013 at 7:55AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Wednesday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 88. Winds from the SSW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Wednesday night: Overcast with thunderstorms and rain showers, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a [...]

Poll puts Weiner ahead in mayoral race
Poll puts Weiner ahead in mayoral race
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 6/26/2013 at 11:07AM

A new poll released Tuesday night shows Democratic mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner as the front-runner in the race one month after announcing his bid. The NBC New York/Wall Street Journal/Marist Poll found that 25 percent of registered Democrats would vote for the former congressmember in the primary. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn came in second with [...]

Mayoral candidates take on tech at forum
Mayoral candidates take on tech at forum
Politics Liam La Guerre 6/20/2013 at 10:32AM

Mayoral candidates discussed ways to improve the city’s booming technology industry during the Mayoral Tech Policy Forum on June 17 at the Museum of the Moving Image. The Coalition for Queens, which fosters the tech community in the borough, hosted the event. It brought out more than 100 techies. “Technology affects everything from all the [...]

Candidates answer questions at Courier mayoral forum
Candidates answer questions at Courier mayoral forum
Networking Events Maggie Hayes 6/07/2013 at 4:46PM

The Democratic, Republican and independent mayoral candidates all came together on one stage for the first time since the race to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg began. The Courier hosted its Mayoral Forum on Friday, June 7 at Terrace on the Park with Democrats Sal Albanese, Bill de Blasio, John Liu, Christine Quinn, Bill Thompson and [...]

Anthony Weiner speaks with The Queens Courier
Anthony Weiner speaks with The Queens Courier
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 5/28/2013 at 6:26PM

A few days after announcing his candidacy for New York City mayor via a YouTube video, Anthony Weiner returned to the Queens community he represented for over a decade in Congress to sit down with several weekly papers including The Courier. “Community papers have been a fundamental part of the way that I’ve always wanted [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 5/24/2013 at 7:02AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Friday: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers, then rain showers in the afternoon. High of 70. Winds from the NW at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 80% with rainfall amounts near 0.3 in. possible. Friday night: Overcast with rain. Low of 50. Breezy. Winds from the NNW [...]