Mitt Romney

Romney officially receives Republican nomination
News Queens Courier Staff 8/28/2012 at 7:02PM

With the end of 50 states’ roll call, Mitt Romney is now the official presidential nominee of the Republican Party. Romney reached the 1,144 delegates needed for the nomination shortly before 6 p.m. as each state took the podium announcing their delegate totals. The Tampa convention, delayed due to Hurricane Isaac, livened up as the [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/22/2012 at 7:25AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High of 82. Winds from the ENE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the SE in the afternoon. Wednesday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 72. Winds from the South at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the WNW after midnight EVENT of the DAY: Family Karaoke Night at Manducatis Rustica At this Long [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/13/2012 at 7:45AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy. High of 82. Winds from the WNW at 5 to 10 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy. Low of 72. Winds from the WSW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY:  Movie Night in Astoria Park Come see a free outdoor screening of the animated movie “Cars” at the Astoria Park Lawn. Click [...]

Weekend Roundup
Weekend Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/11/2012 at 1:08PM

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney names Paul Ryan as his running mate Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate Saturday – a bold choice meant to excite the GOP’s conservative base and further make the economy the defining issue of the election. Romney announced his decision Saturday morning at [...]

Gianaris bills would make NY toughest on guns
News Billy Rennison 8/10/2012 at 11:11AM

In the wake of multiple massacres across the country and an increase in shootings citywide, a state politician is calling for New York to become the nation’s leader in gun control. State Senator Michael Gianaris introduced a bevy of bills in Albany that would strengthen the state’s gun laws, making them the toughest in the [...]

Poll: New York voters support Obamacare, favor Gov. Cuomo
News Cristabelle Tumola 7/17/2012 at 1:11PM

A new poll conducted by Siena College found that the majority of voters in New York state want to see the Affordable Care Act implemented, and still favor Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The poll of registered voters found that 53 percent want to see Obamacare fully implemented and 37 percent want to see it repealed. “Overall, [...]

Ron Paul is his choice
Letters Queens Courier Staff 1/12/2012 at 4:56PM

Ordinarily, I would not be writing to a newspaper or even worrying about national politics, but I fear for the future of this country.  Today’s policies are unsustainable, and no matter which party is in power, the problems will remain.  We are now on a course which has brought an end to many a civilization [...]

Teen arrested in Bronx boy’s shooting
Teen arrested in Bronx boy’s shooting
News Jay Lane 1/07/2012 at 4:02PM

Teen arrested in Bronx boy’s shooting A teen was arrested for the shooting of an 11-year-old Bronx boy, police said. Kijana Jenkins, 17, was arrested today and is awaiting arraignment, authorities said. Jenkins and an unidentified cohort fired the shots in the closed door of the Creston Avenue apartment around 11 p.m. Thursday, cops said. [...]

Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape
Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape
News Jay Lane 1/04/2012 at 1:12PM

Gunman nails cop van, 7 officers escape A maniac opened fire on a marked NYPD van outside a gritty Bronx housing project just moments after the cops picked up two officers from foot patrol, The Post has learned. Seven cops in the van, including a sergeant, described the terrifying hail of gunfire as “pings” bouncing [...]

A question of candidates
Letters Queens Courier Staff 12/15/2011 at 3:58PM

As we approach the election year of 2012, with the national economy in virtual shambles and our government in a state of political armageddon, the candidates for the Republican nomination for president are not looking so good. Neither Newt Gingrich nor Mitt Romney is doing well in the polls, and that is a very serious [...]