Public advocate race

James makes history with public advocate win; Stringer elected as comptroller
James makes history with public advocate win; Stringer elected as comptroller
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2013 at 12:25AM

The city has elected its new public advocate and comptroller— Letitia James and Scott Stringer. Councilmember James’ win makes New York City history. As the next public advocate, she is the first woman of color to hold citywide office. “Yes, this is indeed historic because our government must be representative of all New Yorkers,” James [...]

Political Roundup: De Blasio talks post-Sandy recovery plan; officially avoids runoff
Political Roundup: De Blasio talks post-Sandy recovery plan; officially avoids runoff
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/30/2013 at 1:54PM

De Blasio tours Far Rockaway; discusses long-term Sandy recovery plan Democratic mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio toured Far Rockaway Sunday to discuss his long-term Sandy recovery plan with residents and community leaders. As part of his plan, de Blasio calls for supporting community-based disaster preparedness, expanding natural storm barriers and protections, strengthening the city’s infrastructure, [...]

James, Squadron to vie for Democratic public advocate nomination in runoff
James, Squadron to vie for Democratic public advocate nomination in runoff
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 9/11/2013 at 12:55AM

The race to determine the Public Advocate Democratic nominee is still not over. Councilmember Letitia James, who received 36 percent of the vote and State Senator Daniel Squadron who received 33 percent, with 98 percent of the precincts reporting, according to unofficial results, will go on to a runoff next month. If any citywide candidate [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/26/2013 at 7:31AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Mostly cloudy with rain showers, then thunderstorms and rain showers in the afternoon. High of 82. Winds from the SW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. Monday night: Overcast with thunderstorms, then a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain after midnight. Low of 73. Winds from the WSW at [...]