When Michael Bloomberg visited the Flushing Mall the Saturday before Election Day, supporters crowded around him on stage, yelled wildly when he spoke, and encircled him and his security detail as they left.
Dennis Gallagher didn’t. The former city councilman, who resigned his seat last year after admitting he sexually assaulted a woman in his Read More
Today is Elizabeth Crowley’s first day as a member of the City Council. After being sworn in in front of her new colleagues, Crowley said she knows what it’s like to be part of a big family.
“My parents had 15 children,” said Crowley, whose father and mother both also served in the City Council. Read More
Liz Crowley, who defeated Republican City Councilman Anthony Como of Queens earlier this month, got a tour of the Council side of City Hall today from one of the speaker's top aides, Ramon Martinez.
Crowley ousted Como after he had been in office only months, having been voted in by a Read More
Tom Ognibene’s ad in the latest Queens Courier asks residents to “re-elect” him to the City Council in the June 3 special election.
Ognibene, a Republican, is the former councilman of that Middle Village district, but was term-limited from office in 2001. His successor, Dennis Gallagher, resigned after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting Read More
Democratic City Council candidate Elizabeth Crowley, who is running against Anthony Como and others for the seat vacated by Republican Dennis Gallagher, is going after the pet-owner’s vote. Read More
Michael Bloomberg just announced that the special election to fill the City Council seat vacated by Republican Dennis Gallagher, who pleaded guilty to sexual misconduct, will be on June 3. The winner of that election will serve until the end of the year. Another election will be held in November to choose a Read More
From The Sun: Council member Dennis Gallagher of Queens has plead guilty to "forcibly touching and sexually abusing" a 52 year-old woman, and will resign from the City Council, according to the Queens District Attorney. Mr. Gallagher will also undergo treatment for alcohol abuse.
More here. Read More
This Presidents’ Day, City Council members Dennis Gallagher and Joe Addabbo expressed their respect in a pair of ads that appeared in the February 14 edition of the The Queens Ledger.
They caught my attention because last fall the City Council adopted new rules saying that members can no longer Read More
The judge handling the grand jury hearing in the rape case against Dennis Gallagher, Sheri Roman, today dismissed the grand jury, saying in her ruling that the assistant district attorney handling the case was “improper” and caused not only “a risk of prejudice” to the grand jury, but “created actual prejudice.”
Kate Lucadamo got word that Dennis Gallagher has been cleared of rape charges.
Gallagher’s district office said they’re not commenting just yet. But the lawyer who initially handled the matter for the Gallagher, Stephen R. Malher, told me just now, "I would estimate that two-thirds of the questions asked [in front of Read More