Assemblymember Grace Meng — one of six congressional hopefuls vying for the newly-drawn 6th District seat — bagged the key endorsement of retiring Representative Gary Ackerman, who said Meng was “head and shoulders above the rest” in the race. “Grace is without question the most qualified candidate,” Ackerman said. “This is a district I’ve represented […]
Queens Democrats have chosen state Assemblywoman Grace Meng of Queens to run for retiring Congressman Gary Ackerman’s seat, according to two sources close to the party.Potential candidates met with party elders Sunday to make their pitch to run in the redrawn 6th Congressional District, which would be more than 37% Asian.“She is a smart choice for […]
Photo Courtesy Assemblymember Grace Meng Assemblymember Grace Meng and her husband, Dr. Wayne Kye (right), posed with Jeremy Lin of the New York Knicks after a game at Madison Square Garden.
Ten years later, what are your thoughts and feelings about how far we have come since then? There are no words that can describe what September 11, 2001 looked or felt like. It’s something that those living and working in New York City understand on a different level. Our world was flipped upside down, and […]
Updated Nov. 25, 10:07 a.m. The proposal to build a 730-seat high school at the former Bayside Jewish Center will not be moving forward, according to the School Construction Authority (SCA). “Unfortunately, we have been unable to reach a consensus with Bayside residents and local elected officials on our proposed development site for a new high […]