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Comrie Endorses Melinda Katz for Queens Borough President

Comrie said Katz had a proven track record of advocating for better schools and jobs.

Forest Hills »

Weiner Wants to See QueensWay Get on Track

Advocates for the Queens version of the High Line are preparing for a feasibility study on the project.

Jamaica »

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.