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Poll puts Spitzer ahead of Stringer in comptroller race
Poll puts Spitzer ahead of Stringer in comptroller race
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 7/11/2013 at 11:48AM

Voters seem ready to give Eliot Spitzer a second chance. The results of a NBC 4 New York/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll show the former Governor with a 9-point lead over Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer in the city comptroller race. The poll found that 42 percent of registered Democratic voters support Spitzer, while 33 percent [...]

Former governor Eliot Spitzer plans run for NYC comptroller
Former governor Eliot Spitzer plans run for NYC comptroller
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 7/07/2013 at 9:41PM

Anthony Weiner won’t be the only disgraced politician running for citywide office this primary season. Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer, who resigned from the position five years ago following a prostitution scandal, is planning a political comeback with a bid for city comptroller. “I’m hopeful there will be forgiveness, I am asking for it,” [...]

Queens Democratic endorsements: Party backs Katz for borough president, Quinn for mayor
Queens Democratic endorsements: Party backs Katz for borough president, Quinn for mayor
Politics Terence M. Cullen 5/20/2013 at 3:59PM

The Queens Democratic Party doled out its endorsements for this year’s elections Monday, giving key backings in multi-candidate primaries. The party backed Council Speaker Christine Quinn for mayor, former deputy public advocate Reshma Saujani for public advocate; Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer for comptroller and Melinda Katz for Borough President. Stringer’s son was born earlier [...]

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 [...]

Anthony Weiner has war chest, but will he run for office?
Anthony Weiner has war chest, but will he run for office?
Politics Terence M. Cullen 1/29/2013 at 3:14PM

More than a year-and-a-half after he was forced into resigning, there’s still speculation former Congressmember Anthony Weiner will make a bid for some public office, several media sources have reported. The Daily News claimed an anonymous pollster was calling registered voters to gauge if they still had a favorable view of the disgraced legislator, who [...]

MTA discusses platform doors, other possible safety measures
MTA discusses platform doors, other possible safety measures
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 1/29/2013 at 1:46PM

After a record-tying 55 deaths from subways striking straphangers in 2012, including two high-profile shoving incidents, the MTA is reviewing platform safety. “This is a troubling and dangerous trend with serious implications for the millions of commuters who ride the subway each day,” said Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. “With six fatalities so far in [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/19/2012 at 7:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Overcast. High of 50. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 39. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Snowflake Lighting  Kids can meet Santa Claus and have their photo taken with him. There will also be face painting, balloon twisting [...]