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Candidates Spat With Weiner At Forum

By Luis Gronda Staff Writer A mayoral forum in Laurelton last Thursday night discussed issues of importance to Southeast Queens residents, but also saw the much-talked-about Anthony Weiner sexting scandal brought up once again. Two of the candidates at last week’s forum, Comptroller John Liu and Republican candidate George McDonald, criticized Weiner for sending lewd […]

CFB Denies Liu Matching Funds

By Luis Gronda Comptroller John Liu’s mayoral campaign was dealt a major blow earlier this week when he was denied money for his bid. The Campaign Finance Board denied public matching funds to Liu because of alleged violations his campaign made while fundraising. “The Board did not approve a public matching funds payment to John […]

Ackerman Endorses Shafran

Ackerman Endorses Shafran

Former Congressman and Queens Tribune founder Gary Ackerman endorsed Austin Shafran for City Council District 19 on July 22. The endorsement took place outside the Selfhelp Clearview Senior Center in Bayside, with many of Shafran’s supporters on hand for the occasion.