St. John’s University

John Messer stops bid for state Senate
John Messer stops bid for state Senate
Politics Liam La Guerre 6/18/2014 at 5:36PM

Oakland Gardens lawyer John Messer is dropping his third bid to unseat 14-year veteran state Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky in District 16, which includes Flushing, Bayside, Forest Hills and Fresh Meadows, among other areas.

Painters union fights St. John’s for summer jobs
Painters union fights St. John’s for summer jobs
Northeast Liam La Guerre 5/31/2014 at 2:29PM

Union workers and representatives of District Council 9 (DC 9) rallied in front of St. John’s University’s Gate 1 on May 29, to have the school come to the table to negotiate a contract to paint and prepare vacant dormitories for when students return in the fall semester.