CHRISTMAS is the one day of the year when we don’t receive packages in our home. For that I am grateful.[Read more…] about “Greetings, Friends!”
‘TIS The Season when things really slow down in the news biz. It’s when us veteran reporters usually hand over the reigns to the rookies and let’em try to squeeze blood from a stone. Which brings us to the announcement that a challenger has decided to run against our local councilwoman in next years primary. Putting it right up there with Covid Pandemic, Ukraine Invasion, and the World Cup when placed in the right journalistic hands. Or maybe we should all just head down to St. Bart’s immediately?[Read more…] about ‘Tis The Slow Season In Long Island City
I voted today. Or I should say I went to the election booth only to discover a paucity of choices in Long Island City. Over a third of the job-seekers had zero opposition, and another 50% were against virtually nameless opponents doomed to be crushed. Chuck Schumer vs. Joe Pinion and Nydia Velazquez vs. Juan Pagan might as well be Mike Tyson vs. Alfonso Ratliff.[Read more…] about What A Disappointing Election For Long Island City
Juan Ardila looks to be the next NYC Assemblyman for LIC. He won the Democratic Primary held yesterday with fewer than 4,000 votes in a district with ~125,000 residents. Labeled a progressive and backed by Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, my guess is those votes at least had some strong convictions behind them, as for the other 121,000 residents…[Read more…] about Polimics LIC-Style
Now that NYC Congressional maps have been redrawn and finalized, and candidates have declared in which districts they will run, all seems eerily calm in Long Island City’s new home: District 7.[Read more…] about Will Someone Fill The Political Void In Long Island City?