Local congress members endorse John Liu in state Senate race
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Follow @LiamLaGuerre In his bid to unseat state Sen. Tony Avella, former City Comptroller John Liu picked up another round of support from local congressional members. Liu received endorsements on Monday from congress members Grace Meng, Gregory Meeks and Joseph Crowley, who cited his achievements as a councilman and the financial leader of the city. “John […]

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DOE postpones vote on temporary relocation plans of Woodside’s P.S. 11 students
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The Department of Education (DOE) announced the vote on a Woodside school’s partial co-location and re-siting has been postponed. Next month, the Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) will decide if kindergarten and first grade students from P.S. 11 in Woodside will be sent to P.S. 171 in Astoria. The three-year relocation of the students, expected […]

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Congressmember Crowley kicks of re-election campaign
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Congressmember Joseph Crowley has launched his re-election campaign. Crowley, who was first elected to Congress in 1998, was voted in last year to represent sections of Queens and the Bronx in the 14th Congressional District. He officially kicked off his campaign for re-election on Sunday, March 9, in Sunnyside, though no opponents have declared their […]

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Parents, pols oppose temporary relocation plan for P.S. 11 students
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A group of Woodside parents is sending the Department of Education (DOE) back to the drawing board. Congressmember Joseph Crowley gathered with other local elected officials and parents of students from P.S. 11, located at 54-25 Skillman Ave., to voice their disagreement with the DOE’s final recommendation of sending the school’s kindergarten and first grade […]

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What Queens pols hope to accomplish for their constituents in 2014
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As we enter 2014, The Queens Courier asked our elected officials: “What do you hope to accomplish for your constituents in 2014?” Councilmember Costa Constantinides There are many opportunities before us to ensure that our district continues to move forward. I will work for cleaner and safer streets, a healthier environment and a better education system. […]

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