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Council District 22 candidate Tony Meloni drops out of race
Council District 22 candidate Tony Meloni drops out of race
Politics Angy Altamirano 5/16/2013 at 10:28AM

Tony Meloni, one of the first candidates to enter the Democratic race for Peter Vallone Jr.’s City Council seat, announced he is dropping out. Meloni confirmed he is ending his campaign to represent District 22 in Astoria so he can focus on his family and work in the community. “It was a really hard decision,” [...]

Astoria lawyer John Ciafone enters 22nd Council District race
Politics Angy Altamirano 4/12/2013 at 11:01AM

John J. Ciafone has announced he will be running to fill Councilmember Peter Vallone Jr.’s spot in the 22nd Council District. “I’m running for Council in the 22nd District because our community is facing serious problems,” said Ciafone. “Until we change these issues, our community will continue to suffer and we will lose our friends, [...]

Endorsements rolling in for city candidates
News Queens Courier Staff 3/03/2013 at 9:38AM

The following candidates have received backings . . . New York City Mayor Former Councilmember Sal Albanese was endorsed by the Transport Workers Union Local 101 in the Democratic mayoral primary, while his opponent City Council Speaker Christine Quinn landed support from the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. New York City Comptroller Manhattan Borough [...]