State Senator Joseph Addabbo

Mobile Command Center offers on-site help for Sandy insurance needs
News Terence M. Cullen 3/27/2013 at 1:21PM

People still dealing with Sandy-related insurance problems got a little help when the state Department of Financial Services (DFS) came to town. A DFS Mobile Command Center set up shop on Cross Bay Boulevard on Thursday, March 21 to help with insurance needs in the wake of Sandy. About 15 to 20 people were helped [...]

Rockaway residents take to City Hall, demand say in Sandy rebuilding
Rockaway residents take to City Hall, demand say in Sandy rebuilding
South Terence M. Cullen 3/25/2013 at 1:15PM

By day 143, Rockaway residents had had enough. Scores traveled to the steps of City Hall on Saturday, March 23 to call on Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the city to help residents rebuild after Sandy. Shoulder to shoulder with elected officials and candidates for mayor and borough president, resident after resident told personal stories of [...]

Pols say ‘no dice’ to no downstate full gaming
Pols say ‘no dice’ to no downstate full gaming
South Terence M. Cullen 1/14/2013 at 2:33PM

Governor Andrew Cuomo pulled a wild card last week. New York will get seven new casinos if voters approve a full-gaming amendment this fall, Cuomo said during his State of the State address. Most of these casinos, however, will be upstate — particularly in the Finger Lake region — to drive tourism to other areas [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 11/06/2012 at 6:43AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Tuesday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then clear. High of 46. Winds from the NE at 5 to 10 mph. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy in the evening, then overcast. Low of 41. Winds from the NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. QUEENS COURIER 2012 ELECTION DAY COVERAGE Throughout the day and night [...]

Queens’ Morning Roundup
News Cristabelle Tumola 10/08/2012 at 7:39AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Monday: Partly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 59. Winds from the North at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the East in the afternoon. Chance of rain 20%. Monday night: Overcast with rain. Low of 54. Winds from the SE at 5 to 10 mph shifting to the NNE after midnight. Chance of [...]

Bob Dole, Donald Rumsfeld endorse Reyes for State Senate
Bob Dole, Donald Rumsfeld endorse Reyes for State Senate
Politics Terence M. Cullen 9/04/2012 at 10:43AM

Heavily shorthanded in endorsements this campaign, Republican candidate Juan Reyes picked up the backing of former presidential candidate Bob Dole and former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld. “[I am] humbled and grateful to have the endorsement of two giants in the Republican Party,” Reyes said in a statement. The former mayoral counsel and current lawyer [...]

15th State Senate District endorsements rolling in
News Terence M. Cullen 6/06/2012 at 4:26PM

In the race for the 15th State Senate District, candidates have been garnering certain key endorsements. Congressmember Bob Turner endorsed City Councilmember Eric Ulrich — as the Ozone Park native will face off in a primary against former mayoral aide Juan Reyes. The winner of the race will then go up against incumbent State Senator [...]

Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center has hope
News Melissa Chan 11/29/2011 at 4:13PM

Officials of the Joseph P. Addabbo Family Health Center — and 15 students in the complex’s Children’s Day Treatment program — are hoping they won’t be left out on the streets the second the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Day. The health center and its treatment program have been housed by Peninsula Hospital in [...]

Saint Pancras School students salute local veterans
Saint Pancras School students salute local veterans
News Melissa Chan 11/21/2011 at 1:40PM

Saint Pancras School students saluted local veterans with personal hand-crafted cards thanking them for their dedication and service to the country. First and second graders at the Glendale school crafted their cards as personal thank yous that were hand-delivered to veterans in the VA St. Albans Community Care Center by State Senator Joseph Addabbo on [...]