Paul Vallone

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2013

    Melinda Katz Elected Queens Borough President

    Melinda Katz will be the next Queens Borough President, cruising to victory with 80 percent of votes. Katz, a Democrat who has served on the city council and the state assembly, takes the seat of Helen Marshall, who served the maximum 12 years. Most of the city council races were uncompetitive, ea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 5, 2005

    Astoria Scrap: Cars v. Grandma

    Every student in Economics 101 learns about the choice of Guns or Butter: A society at its limits can have more of one and less of another, but not more of both at the same time. New York's choices are different but similarly constrained. In Astoria, for example, there's now a dust-up between people ... More >>

  • News

    September 4, 2001

    The Media’s Mayoral Myths

    How the Campaign Coverage Missed Coalitions, Stadiums, Affordable Homes, and Ethical Lapses