Eric Ulrich

One night, two debates, many issues
One night, two debates, many issues
Central Terence M. Cullen 10/23/2012 at 12:40PM

In a matter of hours, at two separate debates, incumbent State Senator Joseph Addabbo and Councilmember Eric Ulrich argued over issues including stop-and-frisk and discretionary funds, while both agreed on more help for small businesses — albeit through varying means. The first debate, at Our Lady of Grace in Howard Beach on Thursday, October 18, [...]

Schumer endorses Addabbo for re-election
Schumer endorses Addabbo for re-election
Central Terence M. Cullen 10/18/2012 at 5:35PM

With only 19 days until the general election and just hours before back-to-back debates, Senator Charles Schumer endorsed State Senator Joseph Addabbo for his third term in Albany as he faces what’s been referred to as the most contested race in Queens. “The same sweet smile that his father had, he has,” Schumer said at [...]

Mailers muddle 15th Senate District election
Mailers muddle 15th Senate District election
Central Terence M. Cullen 10/16/2012 at 3:29PM

Both Senate District 15 candidates are condemning a string of outside mailers negatively attacking the other. Online news site Capital New York reported earlier this month that a mailer alleged State Senator Joseph Addabbo was a puppet of billionaire George Soros, a supporter of progressive and liberal causes. The mailer was put out by the [...]

Cuomo endorses Addabbo in 15th Senate District race
Cuomo endorses Addabbo in 15th Senate District race
News Terence M. Cullen 10/08/2012 at 5:48PM

During the primary race for Senate District 15 this summer, now-Republican nominee and Councilmember Eric Ulrich picked up a major endorsement from former Governor George Pataki. This fall, State Senator Joseph Addabbo, running for his third term, has seen Ulrich’s bet and raised him an incumbent. Governor Andrew Cuomo endorsed Addabbo on Monday, October 8 [...]

Addabbo holds slight lead over Ulrich in 15th Senate District race
Addabbo holds slight lead over Ulrich in 15th Senate District race
Central Billy Rennison 10/08/2012 at 10:47AM

Four weeks before voters head to the polls, the race for the hotly-contested 15th Senate District in Queens is a virtual tie. Incumbent State Senator Joe Addabbo is leading challenger Councilmember Eric Ulrich 45-43, according to a new Siena College poll. Twelve percent of voters remain undecided. The difference between the candidates is well within [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 10/04/2012 at 7:02AM

TODAY’S FORECAST  Thursday: Areas of drizzle before 10 a.m., then a chance of showers between 10 a.m. and noon, then showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm after noon. Areas of fog before 10 a.m. Otherwise, cloudy, with a high near 81. East wind around 5 mph becoming calm in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation is [...]

Endorsements, cash flow in 15th District Senate race
Endorsements, cash flow in 15th District Senate race
News Terence M. Cullen 10/03/2012 at 11:51AM

Things are heating up in one of the most contentious state races in Queens this fall. Councilmember Eric Ulrich topped the list of those required to file a 10 Day Post Primary Campaign Disclosure Report with a war chest that boasted six-figures. The first time state senate candidate, running in District 15, took in nearly [...]

New lab launched at P.S. 232
New lab launched at P.S. 232
News Terence M. Cullen 9/25/2012 at 3:58PM

Dust off the test tubes and turn up the Bunsen burners. Councilmember Eric Ulrich and P.S. 232 Principal Lisa Josephson christened the new lab, which will help students prepare for Regents exams, on Wednesday, September 19. “This is a great investment in our children and a wonderful addition to the school,” Ulrich said. The councilmember [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 9/14/2012 at 10:08AM

Today’s Forecast Friday: Sunny, with a high near 82. South wind 6 to 11 mph. Friday night: Scattered showers, mainly after 2am. Partly cloudy, with a low around 65. South wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 40 percent. Event of the Day: A Tribute to Lena Horne and Nina Simone Seven-time [...]

Ulrich wins primary, set to face Addabbo in November
Ulrich wins primary, set to face Addabbo in November
News Terence M. Cullen 9/14/2012 at 12:48AM

In a primary that saw attacks on matters outside of the issues, both candidates in the general election for State Senate District 15 have vowed the race to November 6 will be a clean fight. Councilmember Eric Ulrich defeated Forest Hills lawyer Juan Reyes in a September 13 Republican primary — a rarity in the [...]