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 […]

Vincent Tabone Asks For Court Date Delay

BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Another accused member of the federal corruption scandal plaguing State Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-Hollis) is asking for a reprieve until after this year’s election cycle. Former Queens Republican Vice Chairman Vincent Tabone has asked for his federal corruption trial to be pushed back until after the November elections, claiming that […]