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Boro residents cheer Ackerman at swearing-in

Posted by Joe Anuta in Congress, District 5, U.S. House, Uncategorized on January 20, 2011 | No Comments

At 6 a.m. two weeks ago, around 50 people gathered outside a darkened Bayside office building in the cold for the swearing in of the 112th Congress. The event was still a five-hour bus ride away in Washington, D.C., but residents were ready to make the trip in support their congressman, U.S. Rep. Gary Ackerman [...]

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Avella plans Albany shakeup

Posted by Anna Gustafson in Assembly, District 11, District 26, State Senate on January 13, 2011 | No Comments

State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) and state Assemblyman Edward Braunstein (D-Bayside) said they were focusing on the state budget and ethics reform after being sworn into office last week.