Public Advocate

Vallone ready to run next year
Vallone ready to run next year
Central Billy Rennison 11/16/2012 at 9:26AM

Councilmember Peter Vallone’s name will appear on a ballot next year, that much is sure. “I cannot imagine not running,” the soon-to-be-term-limited councilmember said during a recent sit down at The Queens Courier’s offices with reporters and editors. Which race Vallone will jump into remains unclear. Most speculation surrounding the Astoria politician regards his expected [...]

Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents
Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents
News Jay Lane 12/27/2011 at 1:07PM

Madonna Badger spared details of fire that killed her 3 daughters & parents The marketing executive whose three daughters and parents died in a Christmas morning fire was spared the horrific details of the tragedy, her brother said Tuesday. Madonna Badger was “as devastated as you could imagine,” Wade Johnson said. “Like any mother and [...]