Candidate Clyde Vanel wants State Senator Malcolm Smith to step down
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Clyde Vanel launched his campaign against State Senator Malcolm Smith in January, and on Wednesday Vanel called for the incumbent to step down. Smith was arrested last April on corruption charges. His trial is set to begin June 2 and Vanel said Smith, who is up for re-election, “cannot properly represent the community while on […]

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Sen. Malcolm Smith’s lawyer wants federal corruption trial delayed
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State Senator Malcolm Smith wants his federal corruption trial delayed, as he runs for re-election and awaits a judge’s decision to dismiss some charges, his lawyer said. He and former Councilmember Dan Halloran will return to court Feb. 28. The pair and four others were accused last April of conspiring with the city’s Republican Party […]

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Judge postpones decision on dismissing some charges against Smith, Halloran
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A judge Friday did not decide on motions to dismiss some of the charges against State Senator Malcolm Smith and former Councilmember Dan Halloran. Halloran’s case was adjourned until February 28, according to sources. A spokesperson for Smith could not confirm his next court date. After pleading not guilty in April, Halloran and State Senator […]

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2013: The year in photos
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As we bid adieu to 2013, The Queens Courier brings you a look at the year that was . . . from the selection of a new Pope to the downfall of our elected officials, to tragedy, controversy and everything in between. And as we look ahead to 2014, we wish our new legislators luck […]

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Courier brings holiday cheer, toys to kids at Queens Centers for Progress’ Apple Preschool
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Santa brought smiles and of course toys to the good boys and girls at Queens Centers for Progress’ Apple Preschool in Jamaica for The Queens Courier’s annual holiday gift drive. Ringing his bell and calling out a jolly “ho ho ho,” some of the kids were a little shy of Old Saint Nick, but most […]

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