Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation last Friday officially leasing about two-thirds of an acre of Flushing Meadows Corona Park to the United States Tennis Association to accommodate renovations at the US Open site. “As the site of the US Open, the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center brings thousands of fans to New York every [...]
State Sen. Jose Peralta (D-East Elmhurst) honored former Mayor David Dinkins with a Lifetime Achievement Award at his second Black History Month celebration. The city’s first black mayor received multiple standing ovations at the senator’s event, held at the Langston Hughes Library, at 100-01 Northern Blvd. in Corona, last Thursday. As the main honoree and [...]
Dora Young was more than just a political activist in southeast Queens, she was an inspiration and guiding force to the community leaders and elected officials in the city. Nearly 200 mourners, including a Who’s Who of political heavyweights, gathered at St. Benedict the Moor Church in St. Albans Friday to honor the 89-year-old Democratic [...]
Despite a reported anti-incumbent, anti-Democrat mood across the nation, all the seated Democrats won another term in the state Assembly races in western Queens this year, according to unofficial election results from NY1.
Despite having a Democratic opponent for the first time in years, state Assemblyman Jeffrion Aubry (D–Corona) achieved victory over challenger Anthony Miranda, a retired policeman, garnering 63 percent of the vote and winning another two-year term in office, according to unofficial election results.
Community activist and retired city Police Department Officer Anthony Miranda hopes to break the 18-year tenure of state Assemblyman Jeffrion Aubry (D-Corona), but Aubry’s finances are double those of his Democratic challenger. Aubry has raised and spent nearly twice what Miranda has collected and spent in the primary race for the 35th District seat since [...]