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Ferreras distributes $629K

Posted by Rebecca Henely in Uncategorized on September 27, 2012 | No Comments

City Councilwoman Julissa Ferreras (D-East Elmhurst) said she focused on domestic violence, sanitation, education and parks in doling out her about $629,000 in discretionary funds this year. “These are leading nonprofits that are trying to make a difference in the community,” Ferreras said about some of her biggest recipients. Ferreras — whose district covers East [...]

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Addabbo, Ulrich spar over small biz ranking

Posted by cngadmin in Uncategorized on September 27, 2012 | No Comments

State Sen. Joseph Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) defended himself against attacks on his business record from his opponent, City Councilman Eric Ulrich (R-Ozone Park), last week, arguing that a small business scorecard Ulrich cited to malign Addabbo’s record was released by a right-wing lobbying firm and takes things out of context. “People deserve substantive information and [...]

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Lee campaigners face charges after scuffle

Posted by Joe Anuta in Uncategorized on September 27, 2012 | No Comments

A group of men and women, including volunteers for state Assembly candidate Myungsuk Lee’s campaign, were arrested and charged with assault and unlawful imprisonment last weekend following a fracas in the hopeful’s campaign office, the Queens district attorney said. But Lee denied the confrontation had anything to do with his campaign for the Flushing Assembly [...]

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Iannece still on ballot for Lancman’s seat

Posted by Phil Corso in Uncategorized on September 26, 2012 | No Comments

With the Sept. 13 primary out of the way, the losing Democratic candidate still has a spot on the ballot on another party line in the race for Assemblyman Rory Lancman’s (D-Fresh Meadows) seat, according to the city Board of Elections. Earlier this month, Fresh Meadows’ Nily Rozic bested Bayside Hills resident Jerry Iannece in [...]

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Meng files overdue paperwork after Halloran statement

Posted by Joe Anuta in Uncategorized on September 25, 2012 | No Comments

State Assemblywoman Grace Meng (D-Flushing) put a federal financial disclosure statement in the mail Monday months after it was due to the House Ethics Committee. She made the trip to the post office after picking up the endorsement of Uniformed Fire Officers Association in Bayside. Her opponent in the race for the Queens congressional seat [...]

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Rozic wins Democratic primary

Posted by Phil Corso in Uncategorized on September 20, 2012 | No Comments

In the wake of Nily Rozic’s Democratic primary for the state Assembly, her opponent’s hometown civic in Bayside Hills has looked inward to ask why it was not celebrating Jerry Iannece’s victory. In the Sept. 13 primary election Fresh Meadows’ Rozic bested Iannece with 56 percent of the vote, according to the unofficial results, determining [...]