Politics Aside: Koo jumps to Democrat Party
Blogs / Columnists / Voices Robert Hornak 1/26/2012 at 10:55AM

Republican City Councilmember Peter Koo rang in the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Dragon, by becoming Democrat City Councilmember Peter Koo. This might seem very appropriate as Dragons are said to be highly ambitious, driven and unafraid to take risks. That is good, because this just may be the biggest gamble of Koo’s [...]

Egypt to release Queens native
Egypt to release Queens native
News Bob Doda 10/25/2011 at 10:21AM

The Prime Minister of Israel announced that Ilan Grapel, the Queens native and law student arrested during the Egyptian uprisings in June, will be released in exchange for 25 Egyptian prisoners, according to Congressmember Gary Ackerman’s office. Grapel had been a member of the Israeli military serving as a paratrooper and was injured in southern [...]