WELL now it seems that we have come full circle in less than a week. First I was tipped off by a reader last Wednesday that the local School Superintendent Dr. Philip Composto was let go, and that locals feeling the firing was unjustified were organizing to support him. The support worked as intended and the Superintendent has been given new consideration.[Read more…] about Pols & Schools, Schools & Pols Disrupt Long Island City
We don’t like to discuss politics too much here at LICtalk, and yet we do. By ‘do’ I mean we both talk politics, and occasionally even enjoy it. Capisce?
Anyway, a local race here in Long Island City could shape up to be an interesting battle. And I’m not talking about some trivial elected official like the Dutch Kills Dog-Catcher or the City Assemblyman representing the Eastern District of Court Square. Nope, it’s actually the Democratic Primary for our local U.S. Congressman, a race which we happen to share with a large swath of Manhattan. Actually I should have said Congresswoman as the seat is currently held by Carolyn Maloney.[Read more…] about Big Race Coming To Long Island City, Stay Tuned…