Astoria’s Hot Assemblywoman

Assemblywoman Aravella Simotas (D-Astoria) has a quality about her that someone out there seems to really like. The first Greek-American woman elected to office in New York ranked third on a list of the “20 Hottest Female Democrat Politicians” on lifestyle website rantlifestyle.com. Simotas was in good company, beating out some well-known women, including Hillary […]

Hypocrites On All Sides

To The Editor: Allow me to rebut the statements by Joe Brooks, whose letters claiming some on the political right are hypocrites. He cited two examples of them taking welfare. Joe, I have news for you. There are hypocrites on the left also. Liberal columnist Carl Rowan favored gun control and made some choice statements […]

OP-ED: Watch Out, Glass Ceiling

BY ASSEMBLYWOMAN NILY ROZIC When it comes to the lottery, you have to play to win. The same can be said for getting more women elected – more women have to run. That is not happening as much as it should in this country. Our country’s rank for women’s political representation, 84th in the world, […]

Terrible Tea Partiers

To The Editor: In your Jan. 16 Tribune letters, Mr. La Rosa was right on. The Obsrublican Party has blocked and/or sabotaged every proposal, initiative or request put forward by the Democratic Party regardless of the damage incurred by our country. This they have done in their rabid desire to recapture the Presidency as they […]