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Avella announces borough president run
Avella announces borough president run
News Melissa Chan 11/28/2012 at 8:47AM

A northeast Queens legislator has joined the large circle of Democrats vying for next year’s borough presidency. State Senator Tony Avella, 61, announced he will run to replace outgoing Borough President Helen Marshall. “I think Queens needs a voice, and I don’t think we’ve had that,” said Avella, who won re-election to his Senate seat [...]

More hats in the ring for 25th Assembly District
News Melissa Chan 6/11/2012 at 11:00AM

The 25th Assembly District race — which until recently only had two democratic contenders — may now have a Republican primary, as two other hopefuls have thrown their hat into the ring. Abe Fuchs, of Kew Garden Hills, decided after much debate to run for office with hopes to restore quality education. The retired postal [...]