District 23 Candidates Square Off
AARP, the Queens Tribune and the Press of Southeast Queens teamed up to host a candidates’ forum for the seven candidates running to replace Mark Weprin in the 23rd Council District on Monday night. The forum was held in the auditorium of the Queens High School of Teaching at 74-20 Commonwealth Blvd. in Glen Oaks. More than 200 people attended to listen to candidates answer questions pertaining to senior citizen issues, affordable housing, crime and transportation.