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Comrie Drops Out Of Queens BP Race

Queens Councilman has yet to endorse one of his former rivals.

Jackson Heights »

Avella Accuses Vallone of Cheating Through Text Messages at BP Forum

The candidates for borough president talked sustainability -- and threw some jabs -- at forum.

Forest Hills »

Meng Backs Melinda Katz for Queens Borough President

The Queens congresswoman cited Katz's record in her endorsement.

Jackson Heights »

Boro Prez Candidates to Discuss Sustainability at Queens Forum

The candidates for borough president will discuss environmental issues in Queens.

Jamaica »

Dinkins Endorses Comrie for Queens Borough President

Leroy Comrie said he was honored to receive the endorsement from former mayor.

Kew Gardens »

Comrie Kicks Off His Queens BP Campaign With Push for New Subway Line

Queens Councilman promises to focus on housing and education.

Corona »

Peralta Drops Out of Queens BP Race After FBI Investigation

NY Senator Jose Peralta ended his bid Friday and endorsed Melinda Katz.

Kew Gardens »

Grodenchik Endorses Melinda Katz Afer Dropping Out of Queens BP Race

Grodenchik bowed out of the race after the party endorsed Melinda Katz. 

Astoria »

Vallone Touts Small Business and Public Safety in Queens BP Bid

Astoria City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. is one of several candidates vying for Borough President.

Jamaica »

Floyd Flake's Support For Melinda Katz in BP Race Stuns Jamaica Councilman

The prominent Jamaica pastor endorsed Melinda Katz for Queens borough president.

Corona »

Peralta Aims to Help Queens Shed 'Outer Borough' Moniker in BP Run

Jose Peralta's experience in a diverse district makes him a uniquely qualified candidate, the pol says.

Whitestone »

Whitestone Family Rallies to Save Pet Pig

A Whitestone family is trying to save their pet pig Petey from the Health Department.

Flushing »

Queens Residents Slam Proposed US Tennis Center Expansion

Residents and activists voice their concerns to Community Board 7 ahead of a vote Wednesday. 

Forest Hills »

Melinda Katz Vows to Keep Families in Queens as Borough President

The former city councilwoman, who grew up in Forest Hills, is one of six candidates vying for the post.

Jamaica Estates »

Grodenchik to Enter Race for Queens Borough President

Barry Grodenchik officially kicked off his Queens Borough President campaign on Tuesday.