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Braunstein defeats Tabone in northeast Queens Assembly race

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in Assembly, District 22, District 25, District 26, District 27 on November 3, 2010 | 4 Comments

The increasingly bitter campaign for the northeast Queens state Assembly seat came to an end Tuesday night with Democrat Ed Braunstein’s victory over his Republican challenger Vince Tabone.

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Councilman-elect Halloran lays out agenda for district

Posted by Nathan Duke in City Council, District 19 on November 25, 2009 | No Comments

Dan Halloran said he is vowing to get more money for his district after having been elected Nov. 3 to replace City Councilman Tony Avella (D-Bayside) as the representative for northeast Queens. Halloran, a Republican attorney from Auburndale, told the TimesLedger Newspapers staff during an interview this week that he would follow in Avella’s footsteps [...]

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Asian voter harassment claims eyed

Posted by Nathan Duke in City Council, District 19 on November 18, 2009 | 4 Comments

An organization that protects the civil rights of Asian Americans said it is investigating complaints of voter harassment during the Nov. 3 City Council race between Dan Halloran and Kevin Kim, who is Korean American. Glenn Magpantay, a staff attorney at the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, said the group is looking into [...]

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Carrozza has best year for her veterans drive

Posted by Nathan Duke in Assembly, District 26 on November 18, 2009 | 1 Comment

State Assemblywoman Ann-Margaret Carrozza (D-Bayside) said the struggling economy has not prevented residents in her district from being generous after a Veterans Day gift drive she organizes annually brought in more donations during the past few months than it had the past few years. Carrozza is in the process of handing out gifts from the [...]

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Halloran win not a surprise: Queens Dems

Posted by Nathan Duke in City Council, District 19 on November 11, 2009 | 2 Comments

Queens Democrats said they were not shocked at Republican City Councilman-elect Dan Halloran’s win over Kevin Kim in last week’s race to replace Councilman Tony Avella (D-Bayside) as the representative for northeast Queens due to the district’s tendency to elect Republicans. Halloran, a GOP attorney from Auburndale, defeated Kim, a Bayside Democrat who formerly worked [...]

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Kim workers allege racial harassment

Posted by Nathan Duke in City Council, District 19 on October 21, 2009 | 3 Comments

Two volunteers for City Council candidate Kevin Kim have filed a police complaint that they were harassed last week by a group of youths, who shouted racial slurs and tossed a football at them as they campaigned along Francis Lewis Boulevard, a spokesman for Kim said. The volunteers, a man and a woman in their [...]