FerrerasFood_TL_2014_09_05_Q

Food pantries nearly empty

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Food pantries and soup kitchens across the city are turning away the hungry because they do not have enough food on their shelves to distribute. The City Council has recognized the crisis and is launching a $1.3 million food pantry initiative and, in addition, 33 Council members rallied residents in their districts to take part [...]

Dmytro Fedkowskyj

Fedkowskyj mounts attack against Markey

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After years of working on education policy, Dmytro Fedkowskyj hopes to school state Assemblywoman Margaret Markey (D-Maspeth) in her first competitive primary. The Middle Village attorney said that while canvassing the western Queens district he met many who are unfamiliar with the 16-year incumbent or believe she has not done much for them in or [...]

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Queens Dem Party on the line Sept. 9

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The Queens Democratic Party’s viability is on the line this primary season — if you let political pundits tell it. And they say its fate rests with the fraction of registered Democrats expected to cast ballots in state Sen. Tony Avella’s (D-Bayside) race against former city Comptroller John Liu. The Queens county organization recruited ?Liu [...]