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Turner, Ragusa both claim victory to lead Queens GOP
Turner, Ragusa both claim victory to lead Queens GOP
Politics Melissa Chan 10/02/2013 at 11:21AM

The Queens Republican Party civil war is not over, and Phil Ragusa did not reclaim his throne yet, his opponents say. Both Ragusa and former Congressmember Bob Turner have declared themselves winners in the election to head the Queens GOP after a six hour contentious meeting on September 27. According to Party officials, Ragusa won [...]

Call to address gang violence in Flushing housing projects
Call to address gang violence in Flushing housing projects
News Melissa Chan 11/16/2011 at 4:41PM

  In the wake of the most recent shooting at Flushing’s James A. Bland House, Councilmember Peter Koo held a town hall meeting to discuss new security protocol at the Bland and Latimer housing projects. According to reports, on Halloween, October 31, Alex Botero, 21, was shot and killed in an elevator in the Bland [...]