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CitiBike may come to LIC to offset G closing

Posted by in Uncategorized on June 21, 2013 | No Comments

The MTA is in talks with the city’s Department of Transportation about expanding the CitiBike program to areas that will be affected by upcoming closures of the G train, including Long Island City and Greenpoint in Brooklyn. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority recently announced that major construction is scheduled to repair damage in the tunnels that [...]

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Teachers’ union endorses Thompson for mayor

Posted by in Uncategorized on June 19, 2013 | No Comments

The United Federation of Teachers Wednesday threw its weight behind former Board of Education President Bill Thompson in his bid for mayor. “It is official. UFT delegate assembly endorses Bill Thompson for mayor,” the 170,000-plus strong union’s Twitter feed read shortly before 6 p.m. “Game on.” Thompson has called for a moratorium on school closings [...]

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Bevy of Queens Assembly members, teamster council back Quinn

Posted by Joe Anuta in Uncategorized on June 18, 2013 | No Comments

By Joe Anuta State Assembly members Edward Braunstein (D-Bayside), Michael DenDekker (D-Jackson Heights), Andrew Hevesi (D-Forest Hills), Margaret Markey (D-Masspeth), Michael Miller (D-Woodhaven), Francisco Moya (D-Jackson Heights), Catherine Nolan (D-Ridgewood), Michael Simanowitz (D-Electchester), Aravella Simotas (D-Astoria) and David Weprin (D-Fresh Meadows) followed the lead of the Queens Democratic Party Friday and endorsed Council Speaker Christine [...]

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Liu scores three building trades endorsements

Posted by Joe Anuta in Uncategorized on June 18, 2013 | No Comments

By Joe Anuta The Boilermakers, Cement Masons and Insulators building trades unions endorsed city Comptroller John Liu for mayor Tuesday. The Heat and Frost Insulators Local 12, Cement Masons Local 780 and Boilermakers Local 5 all gave the former Flushing councilman the nod in the race for Gracie Mansion. “The Members of the Heat and [...]

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Maloney endorses Constantinides in City Council race

Posted by in Uncategorized on June 18, 2013 | No Comments

U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) formally endorsed Costa Constantinides Sunday in his bid for City Council. Maloney joined dozens of community leaders, labor unions and political action committees in endorsing  Costa’s City Council campaign for a 22nd District seat, which represents Astoria along with parts of Long Island City, Woodside, East Elmhurst, and Jackson Heights. [...]

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Meng endorses Vallone in Council bid

Posted by Phil Corso in Uncategorized on June 17, 2013 | No Comments

U.S. Rep. Grace Meng endorsed Paul Vallone for City Council.