Civic leaders from around Queens and beyond gathered in Ridgewood Tuesday to name the campus of a new public school after the late congresswoman and activist Geraldine Ferraro. The five-story school, still under construction, will serve 616 students from pre-kindergarten to fifth-grade. It will be open for the 2014 school year. The Geraldine A. Ferraro [...]
It was a successful Election Day for Queens incumbents running for re-election in the state Assembly Tuesday, with results showing no upsets in the borough and two new faces earning a trip to Albany. Four of the six Assembly races in Queens included incumbents looking to maintain their seats. All four were successful, including Assemblywomen [...]
With November’s general election looming, six different races for state Assembly have shaped up throughout Queens, according to the city Board of Elections. According to a citywide candidacy list provided by the BOE, Assembly races in the borough will be decided Nov. 6 for the 25th, 30th, 33rd, 36th, 37th and 40th districts. In the [...]
In response to last week’s natural gas pipeline explosion in Allentown, Pa., City Councilman Jimmy Van Bramer (D-Sunnyside) touted legislation Tuesday that he and his colleagues in government were writing to prevent the same thing from happening in western Queens, statewide and nationally. “We have to make sure these pipelines are not a danger,” Van [...]
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.
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Representatives from DC 37, which represents 125,000 New York workers in various sectors and 5,000 retirees, released an incumbent-heavy list of endorsements of political candidates running for office in Queens and throughout the city, but also withheld its endorsement in several contested races.