Rory Lancman

Rally to resurrect Glendale Social Security office
Rally to resurrect Glendale Social Security office
News Billy Rennison 4/25/2012 at 11:44AM

Congressional candidate Rory Lancman recently stood in the shadows of a shuttered Social Security office and called for the program to be saved both locally and nationally. Lancman was joined by colleague Assemblymember Cathy Nolan in front of the closed Social Security office on Myrtle Avenue, which shut its doors last year. “This closed Social [...]

Jeffrey Gottlieb bows out of 6th District Congressional race
Jeffrey Gottlieb bows out of 6th District Congressional race
News Billy Rennison 4/20/2012 at 1:18PM

The hotly-contested 6th Congressional District race that has featured allegations and pot shots has its first casualty. Jeffrey Gottlieb denied the nomination on Wednesday, April 18 and transferred the signatures he received to Stephen Green, a Rosedale resident, the Board of Elections said. The announcement comes just days after the candidates submitted their petitions to [...]

Crowded field set for 6th District Congressional race
Crowded field set for 6th District Congressional race
News Melissa Chan 4/18/2012 at 11:56AM

An already crowded Queens Congressional race now has two more runners vying for the hotly-contested 6th District seat. According to the city’s Board of Elections, Democratic contenders Robert Mittman and “Ada” Juan Sheng have collected enough signatures to appear on the ballot for the June 26 primary, as did Councilmember Elizabeth Crowley, Assemblymember Rory Lancman, [...]

Congressional candidate Jeffrey Gottlieb fires back at ‘sham’ allegations
Congressional candidate Jeffrey Gottlieb fires back at ‘sham’ allegations
News Melissa Chan 4/10/2012 at 4:22PM

The newest challenger in a hotly-contested congressional race fired back after opponents accused him of being a “sham candidate.” Jeffrey Gottlieb announced his intent to vie for the 6th District seat last weekend, but not without first taking hits from challenger Assemblymember Rory Lancman, who blasted the Queens County Democratic Party for “injecting a fraudulent [...]

Politicians continue to pick up Congressional endorsements
News Melissa Chan 4/06/2012 at 9:33AM

Congressional candidates contending for the 6th District seat continue to collect boosts to their campaigns. Assemblymember Grace Meng — the Queens County Democratic Organization’s bid — picked up endorsements from the New York State Independence Party and the Italian-American Political Action Committee. She also received support from several dozen political individuals. Meng’s Congressional Committee also [...]

Halloran is Republican Party pick for Ackerman’s seat
Halloran is Republican Party pick for Ackerman’s seat
News Melissa Chan 3/28/2012 at 2:30PM

Councilmember Dan Halloran has officially joined the race to vie for the newly-redrawn 6th Congressional District seat. The Republican runner announced his intent to run on March 26 at Flushing’s Bowne Park. “I am running for Congress because the president and the Democrats’ policies have failed, and New Yorkers need a new voice,” Halloran said. [...]