Queens Borough President Melinda Katz sworn in by Mayor de Blasio
THE COURIER/Photo by Mike DiBartolomeo

Queens Borough President Melinda Katz was officially sworn into office Thursday in a star-studded political gathering. “It’s an exciting time for me,” said Katz, in front of hundreds of supporters and a lengthy list of dignitaries. “I’m humbled and I’m honored to be the Queens Borough President.” The 48-year-old Forest Hills mom of two was […]

Read More...

Katz creates campaign team for Queens borough president run
THE COURIER/File photo

She’s already held two political seats in Queens, and now Melinda Katz is eyeing a third. Katz, who formerly served as assemblymember and councilmember, confirmed she would be running for borough president next year — throwing her hat into the ring with potentials like Councilmember Peter Vallone. Katz said she was organizing a campaign team, […]

Read More...

NYHQ celebrates life
NYHQ 02w

Curtis Sliwa, radio personality and founder of the Guardian Angels, recalled being shot four times in 1992, then he told of his more recent struggle — prostate cancer. Sliwa was the keynote speaker at the New York Hospital Queens (NYHQ) Celebration of Life, which sought to bring together cancer survivors who were once patients of […]

Read More...

Politics Aside: Can Republicans hold City Hall?

With Anthony Weiner out of the running, discussions abound about who is the frontrunner to be the Democrat’s nominee for mayor in 2013. Meanwhile, Republicans have been able to elect their candidate the last five outings – even when their guy was no longer a Republican and held almost no core Republican beliefs. So, the […]

Read More...

Queens Courier featured on Fox 5 Good Day New York

Click here to read Dick Brennan’s column For the original story on Fox 5, click here

Read More...

Skip to toolbar