James Gennaro

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Grace Meng Raises $300,000 for Congressional Race; Says it Will Be a Historic Campaign

    Queens Assemblywoman Grace Meng, who would be New York's first Asian-American member of Congress, has raised $300,000 in ten days. Obviously, she's thrilled. "We are definitely excited. I think this is going to be a historical campaign that people all throughout New York and the country are lookin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Padavan Almost Certainly Wins State Senate Race

    The Board of Elections hasn't certified it yet and, as we have seen in Minnesota, anything can happen, but it looks like state senator Frank Padavan has won his election against James Gennaro and will rejoin his colleagues in Albany one of these days, representing the 11th District in Queens. The fi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2008

    Padavan Wins BOE Vote, Gennaro Challenge Continues

    The Observer reports that the local Board of Elections has "certified" the election of Republican Frank Padavan over James Gennaro for the state senate, though neither the city nor state BOE sites yet reflect this decision; other sources say the Board merely upheld the tossing of some paper ballots ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 3, 2008
  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Wal-Mart Death: Don't Mourn, Organize

    The horrible death of Wal-mart employee Jdimytai Damour at the Green Acres mall in Valley Stream on Black Friday has occasioned all kinds of hand-wringing and teeth-gnashing about consumer greed, but the real blame may lie less in the behavior of a whipped-up crowd than the notoriously worker-unfrie ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 21, 2008
  • Blogs

    November 14, 2008

    Two Local Elections Still Being Recounted

    You may be looking at the late vote recounts involving Ted Stevens in Alaska and Al Franken in Minnesota and thinking, well, thank God we're beyond all that. Don't sniff too soon. The Observer reports today that they're still sifting the Frank Padavan-James Gennaro State Senate race results (Padavan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    Midday Politics: Coleman Sues, Queens Candidates "Battle Down to the Wire"

    And you thought the lawsuits would come after the election: CityPages breaks the story that Minnesota Senator Norm Coleman is suing challenger Al Franken for "running false attacks against a political candidate" for saying in an ad Coleman was "living almost rent-free." Coleman had previously filed, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2007

    Pedicab Smackdown: City Council Defies Bloomberg, Reins in 'Green Transport'

    Pedicabbers rode over the Brooklyn Bridge Friday, April 20. The Council's new law bans them from bike paths on city bridges. Photos by Sarah Ferguson Monday's vote in the City Council to sharply rein in the burgeoning pedicab industry was both predictable and dispiriting, given Mayor Bloomberg’ ... More >>

  • News

    February 21, 2006

    Influence Peddlers

    Trade secrets of the city's fastest-growing lobbying firm

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2005

    Joe Hynes & the Crash Family Cash

    Hynes cuts it up with Domestic Violence Commish Jimenez, Hizzoner the mayor, and Selma Hayek. (Credit: Brooklyn DA's office) Brooklyn District Attorney Joe Hynes may be the only candidate to have prosecuted a member of the wealthy Chehebar family, which owns a chain of clothing stores, but he's har ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    October 19, 2004