Vets Discount Program Announced

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer A new program aims to give back to Queens’ veterans not just on holidays, but all year-around. The Queens Chamber of Commerce, Assemblyman Michael Simanowitz (D-Flushing) and veterans met in front of the VFW Post in College Point to announce the Queens Veterans Discount Program. Businesses throughout the Borough who […]

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Honoring Veterans

On Nov. 2, Councilman Paul Vallone (D-Bayside) attended the 77th Infantry Division Reserve Officers Association’s Annual Memorial Service at Fort Totten. The memorial service commemorated the infantry’s fallen soldiers and was followed by a Wreath Laying Ceremony in memory of those in command who lost their lives on 9/11.

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Club Hive Shuts Down After Shooting

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE   Staff Writer The Elmhurst club where a young woman was fatally shot on Halloween has been closed by police and stripped of its liquor license. A dispute that spilled out of Club Hive, located at 79-21 Queens Blvd., resulted in a gunman firing into a crowd, killing Tamar Sermons, 20, and injuring […]

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Shows Start At New Astoria Artspace

Shows Start At New Astoria Artspace

BY JACKIE STRAWBRIDGE Staff Writer The curtain is up on Q.E.D. A new arts, comedy and education venue called Q.E.D., located at 27-16 23rd Ave., held its first show Sunday evening. Attendees gathered for “Bunk Bed Hour,” an open mic that will continue weekly and is only one of the many diverse programs available at […]

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Assemblyman Ron Kim Cruises To Victory

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer While Democrats across the nation struggled on Election Day, Assemblyman Ron Kim (D-Flushing) breezed to victory, winning his re-election bid by double-digits. The assemblyman handily defeated Republican Philip Gim to earn his second term in office. Kim spent election night with supporters outside of his campaign headquarters at 37-02 Main […]

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State Sen. Joe Addabbo Gets Another Term

BY LUIS GRONDA     Staff Writer State Sen. Joe Addabbo (D-Howard Beach) has fought off yet another Republican challenger and won re-election for the next two years. Addabbo defeated his challenger, Michael Conigliaro, by about 10 points, getting 55.1 percent of the vote compared to 44.9 percent than his challenger received. The residents of Senate […]

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Cuomo, Incumbents Easily Win Reelection

BY TRIBUNE STAFF Election Night was mostly bleak for Democrats in New York State and throughout the country, but New York State’s top offices stayed firmly entrenched in the hands of its Democratic incumbents. Gov. Andrew Cuomo took 54 percent of the vote to a second term, defeating Republican Rob Astorino and Green Party candidate […]

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