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 […]

Addabbo Meets With ASPCA Rep

Michelle Villagomez, a Forest Hills resident and ASPCA representative, met with State Senator, Joseph P. Addabbo, Jr., in Albany to advocate for legislation in an effort to stop animal cruelty. In addition to supporting Villagomez and the ASPCA, Senator Addabbo is an avid supporter and co-sponsor of several bills related to ending abuse against animals. […]

Comrie Officially Announces Candidacy

BY NATALIA KOZIKOWSKA Staff Writer Following months of speculation, former New York City Councilman Leroy Comrie announced that he has officially thrown his hat in the race to replace embattled State Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-Jamaica). Comrie joins attorneys Munir Avery and Clyde Vanel, as well as Navy veteran Bernadette Semple, in the race to unseat […]

Queens Pols Push To Keep Bridges Free

BY LUIS GRONDA Staff Writer Two Queens elected officials are looking to keep the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge free while another group says placing a toll would benefit the City’s economy. State Senator Tony Avella (D-Bayside) said last week he would introduce legislation to prohibit a toll on any bridge that is operated by New […]