Meet-up At Our Office

The labor dispute at the UPS facility in Maspeth – a story this publication broke last month, has gained national attention over the last week. One of the outspoken defenders of the UPS workers has been Public Advocate Letitia James, and she discussed the issue in-depth during a meeting at our office on Monday, detailed […]

Letitia James Talks Public Advocate Plans

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Earlier this week, New York City Public Advocate Letitia James sat down with the Queens Tribune staff, where she discussed a number of issues relevant to Queens residents and offered her feedback on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s first 100 days in office. James began the interview by describing the way […]

Queens Welcomes Four New Councilmen

Queens Welcomes Four New Councilmen

Paul Vallone (above) celebrates his CD 19 victory with family and friends Tuesday night. BY JOE MARVILLI Staff Writer Along with a new Mayor, Public Advocate, Comptroller and Borough President, Queens welcomed four new councilmen on Election Day, all of them Democrats. Starting on Jan. 1, Paul Vallone, Costa Constantinides, Rory Lancman and Daneek Miller […]

James, Stringer Win Big

City Councilwoman Letitia James added to the historic nature of Tuesday’s election, becoming the first Black woman elected to City-wide office. James, a Democrat, had no major-party opposition on the ballot to succeed Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio as Public Advocate. She took more than 83 percent of the vote Tuesday night. James led her closest […]

Candidates Discuss Mayoral Race

Candidates Discuss Mayoral Race

Bill de Blasio Sits Down with Tribune Staff BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Last Friday, Democratic Mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio met with the Queens Tribune staff to discuss his platforms and ideas for the City, highlighting the many ways his administration would differ from Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration. De Blasio, New York City’s Public […]

New York To Vote On Casino Proposition

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Voters will soon decide whether or not full-scale table gaming will be allowed in New York State. The casino amendment is one of six propositions residents will cast their ballot on during the Nov. 5 elections. The proposition would allow full table gaming in casinos in New York State, which […]