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Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/12/2012 at 8:29AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: A slight chance of showers between noon and 2pm. Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 62. Breezy, with a northwest wind 10 to 20 mph. Chance of precipitation is 20%. Friday night: Clear, with a low around 41. North wind 9 to 17 mph. Biden and Ryan quarrel aggressively in [...]

Melinda Katz kicks off campaign for borough president
Melinda Katz kicks off campaign for borough president
Central Terence M. Cullen 10/11/2012 at 3:12PM

Noting that it was crucial to determine what the common needs of a diverse borough like Queens were, Melinda Katz, former member of the City Council and Assembly, embarked Wednesday, October 10 on a year-long run for the borough president’s office — after incumbent Helen Marshall steps down at the end of 2013 due to term [...]

Katz creates campaign team for Queens borough president run
Katz creates campaign team for Queens borough president run
News Terence M. Cullen 8/07/2012 at 8:05AM

She’s already held two political seats in Queens, and now Melinda Katz is eyeing a third. Katz, who formerly served as assemblymember and councilmember, confirmed she would be running for borough president next year — throwing her hat into the ring with potentials like Councilmember Peter Vallone. Katz said she was organizing a campaign team, [...]

Where are the Republicans?
Letters Letters 7/12/2012 at 12:29PM

I noticed that “Potentials Eyeing Run for BP” (Terence M. Cullen — July 5) made no mention of any potential Republican candidate for Queens Borough President in 2013. This could influence the political survival for two of the last Queens Republican elected officials – City Councilmembers Dan Halloran and Eric Ulrich (assuming they do not [...]

Queens politicians eyeing run for borough president
Queens politicians eyeing run for borough president
News Terence M. Cullen 7/04/2012 at 12:16PM

Although Helen Marshall still has one year left on her third term as borough president, several big names are rumored to be eyeing a run for the job. Councilmember Peter Vallone said that although he hasn’t made an official announcement yet, he’s seriously considering running for the borough presidency. Vallone, who currently represents Astoria, said [...]

Helen Marshall delivers State of the Borough
Helen Marshall delivers State of the Borough
News Billy Rennison 1/24/2012 at 4:42PM

During Helen Marshall’s annual address on the state of Queens, the borough president exalted the borough’s successful projects — past, present and future. “I am so glad that we have gathered here today to celebrate our progress and set the course for the year ahead,” said Marshall to open her 11th State of the Borough [...]