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Queens pols among elected officials secretly recorded by ex-State Senator Shirley Huntley
Queens pols among elected officials secretly recorded by ex-State Senator Shirley Huntley
Politics Terence M. Cullen 5/08/2013 at 2:17PM

Former State Senator Shirley Huntley secretly recorded three Queens elected officials, among others, for federal authorities last summer, according to court documents. State Senators Jose Peralta and Malcolm Smith and Councilmember Ruben Wills were named in a memorandum unsealed by a federal judge this afternoon. The filing also named Brooklyn State Senators Eric Adams, John [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
Top Stories Cristabelle Tumola 5/07/2013 at 7:51AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast with a chance of rain. High of 70. Winds from the East at 5 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 20%. Tuesday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Low of 54. Winds from the ESE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%. [...]

OpEd: Ban sex offenders from childrens’ sections of public libraries
News Queens Courier Staff 10/26/2012 at 8:25AM

BY DAVID WEPRIN When I heard about the sexual assault of a 10-year-old girl at the Pomonok branch of the Queens Public Library in the middle of the day on Monday, October 15, I was disturbed and outraged that we as a community failed once again to keep our children safe. I immediately called upon my fellow [...]