Senator Chuck Schumer

Graziano crosses lines, endorses Republican candidate Saffran in District 19 race
Graziano crosses lines, endorses Republican candidate Saffran in District 19 race
Politics Melissa Chan 10/15/2013 at 3:30PM

The enemy of my enemy is my friend. That’s the proverbial message a northeast Queens Democrat is sending by crossing party lines to endorse the Republican candidate over the one who beat him at the polls last month. Paul Graziano, who came in third in the Democratic primary for District 19 to Paul Vallone, publicly [...]

Legislation to reduce Sandy tax burden
News Cristabelle Tumola 12/10/2012 at 12:25PM

A tax package that would help those financially impacted by Superstorm Sandy will be introduced in Congress, announced Senators Charles Schumer and Robert Menendez. The Hurricane Sandy and National Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2012 that the New York and New Jersey U.S. senators are introducing includes deductions for storm clean up expenses, additional exceptions [...]

Schumer endorses Addabbo for re-election
Schumer endorses Addabbo for re-election
Central Terence M. Cullen 10/18/2012 at 5:35PM

With only 19 days until the general election and just hours before back-to-back debates, Senator Charles Schumer endorsed State Senator Joseph Addabbo for his third term in Albany as he faces what’s been referred to as the most contested race in Queens. “The same sweet smile that his father had, he has,” Schumer said at [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/01/2012 at 7:32AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Clear in the morning, then partly cloudy. High of 70. Breezy. Winds from the West at 15 to 20 mph. Monday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then overcast. Low of 59. Winds from the SW at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 20%. EVENT of the DAY: On the Waterfront Come to the Greater [...]

Apple thefts increase 40 percent, says NYPD
Apple thefts increase 40 percent, says NYPD
Police Cristabelle Tumola 9/25/2012 at 10:07AM

As New Yorkers hit the streets with their new iPhone 5s, the NYPD is warning about the increase in Apple thefts. Data shows that between January 1 and September 23 of this year, incidents involving stolen Apple products increased 40 percent over the period from last year, exceeding the overall increase in crime. In total, there [...]

Schumer asks MTA to create “Nerd Bus” route connecting Queens to Cornell Tech campus
Schumer asks MTA to create “Nerd Bus” route connecting Queens to Cornell Tech campus
News Cristabelle Tumola 8/01/2012 at 6:17PM

Today Senator Chuck Schumer sent a letter to the MTA asking them to create a “Nerd Bus” route that connects the future Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island with tech hubs in Queens and Brooklyn. Last month the transit agency proposed two Brooklyn Tech Triangle routes that connects DUMBO with Downtown Brooklyn and the Navy [...]

Senator Chuck Schumer headlines Courier’s ‘Power Breakfast’
Senator Chuck Schumer headlines Courier’s ‘Power Breakfast’
Networking Events Queens Courier Staff 6/08/2012 at 3:01PM

It was all about jobs this past Friday when Senator Charles Schumer headlined The Queens Courier’s third “Power Breakfast.” In front of a packed house at Long Island City’s Water’s Edge Restaurant, Schumer gave a keynote speech about job growth in Queens, and answered questions from a panel of industry leaders. The event was hosted [...]

Have breakfast with Senator Chuck Schumer at the Queens Courier Power Breakfast
News Queens Courier Staff 6/06/2012 at 5:45PM

State Senator Charles Schumer will be the featured guest and keynote speaker at the next Queens Courier Power Networking Breakfast. The breakfast will be on Friday, June 8 at the Water’s Edge Restaurant in Long Island City, just across the East River and overlooking the Manhattan skyline. The long-time political leader will be available for [...]

Maspeth street renamed for former NYPD detective
Maspeth street renamed for former NYPD detective
News Billy Rennison 4/30/2012 at 9:46AM

A Maspeth street was renamed for a former police officer who passed away last year from the after effects of working at Ground Zero. Kevin Czartoryski, who died in 2010 at 46, was honored on Sunday, April 29 with the renaming of the street he lived on when he passed.  He suffered from pulmonary fibrosis. Fifty [...]