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Cuomo unveils his vision for new convention center

Posted by Howard Koplowitz in District 15, Governor, State Senate on January 12, 2012 | No Comments

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he wants the Aqueduct racino in South Ozone Park to be the site of the nation’s largest convention center during his State of the State address last week. Cuomo said convention centers are “economic generators” and the Javits Center in Manhattan is not big enough to attract the best shows and [...]

Lynn Nunes. Photo courtesy of Lynn Nunes

Nunes officially concedes to White

Posted by Ivan Pereira in City Council, District 28 on October 7, 2009 | No Comments

After being denied the chance to fight his four-vote primary loss by a Queens Civil Court judge, Lynn Nunes formally conceded his race against City Councilman Thomas White (D-South Ozone Park) Tuesday afternoon. In an e-mailed statement released around 3:30 p.m., the 24-year-old candidate congratulated the incumbent, who will be elected to his second consecutive [...]