Smith’s Request For Postponed Trial Denied

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer A federal court judge has denied embattled State Sen. Malcolm Smith’s (D-Hollis) request to push back his trial until after September’s Democratic Primary. Last month, Smith’s defense attorney, Gerald Shargel, asked the Hon. Kenneth Karas to delay the trial so that Smith could have a “fair election.” Karas however denied […]

2013 ELECTIONS: Queens Borough President

2013 ELECTIONS: Queens Borough President

Huge Lead For Katz In BP Race During the Democratic Primary for Queens Borough President, most of Melinda Katz’s opponents dropped out and endorsed her before voters went to the polls. In the end, the former Councilwoman and Assembly member defeated two opponents, Peter Vallone Jr. and Everly Brown, for the nomination. On Tuesday, she […]

2013 ELECTIONS: Comptroller

Stringer, Burnett Hope To Serve City Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer won the Democratic Primary for the City Comptroller race, ending the hopes of a political comeback for former governor Elliot Spitzer. Stringer now faces Republican John Burnett in Tuesday’s General Election, as they compete to replace the current Comptroller, John Liu. With a workforce […]

2013 ELECTIONS: District 24

Three Seek To Replace Gennaro As term-limited Councilman James Gennaro (D-Fresh Meadows) is on his way out of office, three candidates are gearing up to take his place. Democrat Rory Lancman, Republican Alex Blishteyn and Family Values candidate Mujib Rahman are all vying for the City Council seat for District 24. While Lancman, a former […]