CITY COUNCIL: EVEN THOUGH I’VE LOST FRIENDS HERE’S WHY I’M RUNNING AS BLACK REPUBLICAN
BY RUPERT GREEN
The Black Star News, P.O. Box 1472, New York, N.Y., 10274
Five months ago I stated my intention to run for City Council in District 27 Queens (St. Albans, parts of Hollis, Cambria Heights, Queens Village, Addisleigh Park, Jamaica, and Springfield Gardens) as a Republican.
Annual Columbus Day Dinner Meeting features History Instructor Gerald Matacotta on “The legacy and history of Columbus in the United States” and former Republican NYS Assembly candidate Alan Zwirn on “Proposition #1: The Constitutional Conventaion”
COLUMBUS DAY DINNER
THURSDAY OCT. 5, 2017 at 7:30 PM
255-41 Jericho Tpke, Floral Park, NY
The city’s statues and monuments are being threatened with elimination, including the iconic Christopher Columbus statue at Columbus Circle, since Mayor de Blasio formed an advisory commission to “address monuments seen as oppressive.” Now a throng of vandals has appeared defacing our monuments, including the Christopher Columbus statue in Central Park which was vandalized, the destruction of the statue of Francis Scott Key, who wrote our beloved National Anthem, and many others.
2020 Democratic Presidential Hopefuls: No Longer Friends of Israel
By Robert Golomb
Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (NYS), Cory Booker (New Jersey) and Elizabeth Warren (Mass.) – all three currently viewed as viable and all but certain contenders for the 2020 Democratic Presidential nomination- might well have experienced a political epiphany currently unfavorable to the state of Israeli when they attended the 2012 Democratic National Convention held from September 4-6 that year in Charlotte, North Carolina. There, they were first hand witnesses to a controversy regarding Israel and the Palestinians that engulfed the convention’s 5554 delegates. (Warren, who was first elected to the Senate in the general election two months later, however, was present, but not yet a Senator at the time.)
Welcome to the Queens Village Republican Club!
Club marching in the India Day Parade
What an action-packed summer chockfull of rallies, parades, festivals, parties, our first Community Health, Wellness & Fun Fair at Alley Pond Park, and of course, our annual BBQ with a patriotic sing-a-long led by Rabbi Menashe Bovit! Welcome to all the exciting community events we do. We’re not just a political club, the Queens Village Republican Club is an experience!