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After scandal grips Wyckoff former CFO sues for payback

Posted by Rebecca Henely in Assembly on March 22, 2012 | No Comments

A former Wyckoff Heights Medical Center chief financial officer is suing the medical center to obtain severance pay, saying he had nothing to do with an account set up to bribe late state Assemblyman Anthony Seminerio, according to court documents. Judge Elaine Slobod, of Orange County Supreme Court in upstate New York, granted partial summary [...]

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Gay marriage passage hits home in Sunnyside, Jax Hts.

Posted by Rebecca Henely in Assembly, City Council, City Offices, District 10, District 11, District 12, District 13, District 15, District 24, District 25, District 26, District 7, District 9, Governor, State Senate, U.S. House on December 29, 2011 | No Comments

Before Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed the bill June 24 that would legalize same-sex marriage in New York state, Astoria LGBT activist Brendan Fay and his husband, Dr. Thomas Moulton, helped same-sex couples in New York cross the border into Canada or into neighboring states to get married. Now he receives messages from people in Ireland [...]

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Avella to donate campaign funds to offset Lipsky cash

Posted by Connor Adams Sheets in District 11, State Senate on April 28, 2011 | No Comments

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) said Tuesday he has planned since shortly after Richard Lipsky turned himself in to authorities March 10 on corruption charges to donate to charity an amount equal to the $3,000 in campaign contributions the lobbyist made to his 2010 campaign. Avella said he has also cut off all contact with [...]

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Posted by Jeremy Walsh in Links on July 15, 2009 | No Comments

State Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has out-earned Gov. David Paterson by a 2-1 margin so far as both gear up for the 2010 elections. [Times-Union] State Sen, Carl Kruger (D-Brooklyn) is taking his little red ball and going home, along with Sen. Ruben Diaz (D-Bronx), leaving the Democrats down three votes thanks to the honeymooning [...]