Sal Albanese

Woodside park has rat problem, say locals
Woodside park has rat problem, say locals
Top Stories Angy Altamirano 7/25/2013 at 8:49AM

ANGY ALTAMIRANO AND BENJAMIN FANG Unwanted visitors are taking a stroll in a Woodside park. Residents and store owners have observed a large number of rats beginning to inhabit John Vincent Daniels Jr. Square, located at Roosevelt Avenue and 43rd Avenue between 50th and 52nd Street, over the past several months. “They’re monsters, they’re huge,” said [...]

Anthony Weiner responds to sexting allegations
Anthony Weiner responds to sexting allegations
Politics Cristabelle Tumola 7/23/2013 at 5:10PM

Anthony Weiner’s sex scandal troubles are ready for their own comeback. The Dirty, a gossip and satire website, is claiming that the mayoral candidate’s sexting did not end with his June 2011 resignation from Congress. But this time, Weiner is not denying the allegations. In a statement released today, he said some of the claims [...]

Mayoral candidates take on tech at forum
Mayoral candidates take on tech at forum
Politics Liam La Guerre 6/20/2013 at 10:32AM

Mayoral candidates discussed ways to improve the city’s booming technology industry during the Mayoral Tech Policy Forum on June 17 at the Museum of the Moving Image. The Coalition for Queens, which fosters the tech community in the borough, hosted the event. It brought out more than 100 techies. “Technology affects everything from all the [...]

Candidates answer questions at Courier mayoral forum
Candidates answer questions at Courier mayoral forum
Networking Events Maggie Hayes 6/07/2013 at 4:46PM

The Democratic, Republican and independent mayoral candidates all came together on one stage for the first time since the race to succeed Mayor Michael Bloomberg began. The Courier hosted its Mayoral Forum on Friday, June 7 at Terrace on the Park with Democrats Sal Albanese, Bill de Blasio, John Liu, Christine Quinn, Bill Thompson and [...]

Democratic candidates tackle tough issues at Queens mayoral debate
Democratic candidates tackle tough issues at Queens mayoral debate
Politics Melissa Chan 4/16/2013 at 3:27PM

Four of five Democrats running for mayor would do away with stop-and-frisk or severely tweak it if they make it to Gracie Mansion. City Comptroller John Liu, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and ex-Comptroller Bill Thompson said they were opposed to the controversial police tactic at a Queens mayoral debate last week. Former Councilmember Sal [...]

Endorsements rolling in for city candidates
News Queens Courier Staff 3/03/2013 at 9:38AM

The following candidates have received backings . . . New York City Mayor Former Councilmember Sal Albanese was endorsed by the Transport Workers Union Local 101 in the Democratic mayoral primary, while his opponent City Council Speaker Christine Quinn landed support from the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. New York City Comptroller Manhattan Borough [...]

Former Councilmember Sal Albanese kicks off mayoral campaign
Former Councilmember Sal Albanese kicks off mayoral campaign
Politics Terence M. Cullen 2/05/2013 at 4:38PM

Former Councilmember Sal Albanese, who recently announced he’s running for mayor as an independent Democrat, has high hopes for improving public safety and the city’s education system. Albanese, who represented mostly Bay Ridge for 14 years, said he was building a campaign based on voter needs and not special interest groups. “We’re building a grass-roots [...]