Halloran scolds Dems over new Assembly lines

Posted by Rich Bockmann in Assembly, City Council, City Offices, District 19, District 22, District 25, District 26, District 27, Governor on February 23, 2012 | No Comments

At a Republican gathering Sunday evening, City Councilman Dan Halloran (R-Whitestone) criticized the Democratic leadership in the state Assembly for redrawing legislative boundaries in a way that gerrymandered part of one northeast Queens district and minimized the voice of GOP voters. “Everywhere they could, they cut us in half,” he told members of the Queens [...]


Republican hopefuls lay out campaign plans in boro races

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Assembly, Congress, District 11, District 24, District 6, District 9, State Senate, U.S. House, U.S. Senate on August 12, 2010 | 1 Comment

Five candidates, ranging from contenders for the U.S. Senate to the state Assembly, told members of the Queens Village Republican Club how they plan to win in November during the club’s meeting in Bellerose last Thursday.

Ackerman’s opponent to hold reception

Posted by Nathan Duke in Congress, District 5 on July 14, 2010 | No Comments

A reception will be held for James Milano, a Republican who is challenging U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) for his seat this fall, at a Bellerose restaurant on July 22. The event will take place from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Trattoria Lucia Restaurant, located at 247-63 Jericho Turnpike in Bellerose. Milano, an emergency [...]


Milano lobs attack at Gary Ackerman

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in Congress, District 5, U.S. House on June 10, 2010 | No Comments

A Roslyn, L.I., doctor seeking to oust U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-Bayside) in November called the congressman an out-of-touch elitist during a meeting of the Queens Village Republican Club last week in Bellerose. Dr. James Milano, 42, said Ackerman “has drifted so far along with the riptide that he is now at the point where [...]