joe addabbo

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Aqueduct still on track to be a destination
News Terence M. Cullen 8/24/2012 at 1:07PM

Less than three months after Governor Andrew Cuomo acknowledged talks had broken down with a developer for what would have been the nation’s largest convention center, the question remains: what will become of the land adjacent to Aqueduct Racetrack and Resorts World Casino New York City. State and Resorts World officials say they are working [...]

Electeds rally around Miller for re-election
Electeds rally around Miller for re-election
News Billy Rennison 8/18/2012 at 8:26AM

A month before the polls open for the state primaries, local politicians stood alongside Assemblymember Mike Miller to lend their support for his re-election campaign. Nearly half of the Queens assembly delegation and other area elected officials joined Miller, who is set to face off with Etienne David Adorno in the Democratic primary, outside his [...]

Returning soldiers seek employment at veteran job fair
Returning soldiers seek employment at veteran job fair
News Ruben Muniz 6/12/2012 at 12:43PM

Veterans recently suited up, got their game face on and sprung into action. A job fair for military veterans was held at The Shops at Atlas Park in Glendale on Friday, June 8. Over 90 companies and organizations were in attendance as well as State Senator Joe Addabbo and Assemblymember Mike Miller. “Veterans have a [...]

Finally! Forest Park Carousel reopens
Finally! Forest Park Carousel reopens
News Billy Rennison 5/30/2012 at 8:43AM

After nearly four years, children — and adults — were able to rush the Forest Park Carousel, choose their favorite horse and take a spin on the historic ride. The Forest Park Carousel, shuttered since 2008, held its grand reopening on Saturday, May 26, with hundreds of visitors turning out for the sun-filled event. More [...]