Avella/Liu State Senate Race Heats Up

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer As the legislative session begins to wrap up and attention turns toward the summer campaign season, one of the biggest races in Queens is starting to escalate. A war of words was exchanged last week between State Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) and his expected primary opponent, former Comptroller John Liu, […]

John Liu Holds Campaign Kick-Off

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Days after the Queens Democratic Party threw their support behind John Liu for State Senate, the former Comptroller held his campaign kick-off in Bayside. On May 23, Liu stood outside the Bayside Long Island Rail Road station, surrounded by friends and supporters, to formally announce his bid for the 11th […]

John Liu Reflects On Time In Office

John Liu Reflects On Time In Office

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA “Setting The Standard” For Comptroller From City Councilman to City Comptroller, John Liu, the first Asian American elected to a citywide office, has established himself as a political force in New York, and has made headlines for reasons good, bad and everywhere in between. Last week, Liu sat down with the Queens […]

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.