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Photo Gallery: Ozone Park Civic QBP Forum



Our Neighbor’s Civic Association of Ozone Park hosted a Queens borough president candidate forum, drawing Jim Quinn, Donovan Richards, Elizabeth Crowley, Costa Constantinides and Anthony Miranda to one of the final forums before the March 24th special election was cancelled (and later rescheduled for June 23rd).  Civic association President Joe Caruana moderated the forum.

Our Neighbor’s Civic Association of Ozone Park President Joe Caruana leads the Pledge of Allegiance. 3/3/20

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Photo Gallery: Bayswater Civic QBP Forum



The Bayswater Civic Association hosted a Queens borough president candidate forum, with Costa Constantinides, Jim Quinn, Anthony Miranda and Elizabeth Crowley appearing before an audience of approximately 50 people.  The forum was moderated by Eugene Falik, with remarks by Bayswater Civic Association President Enid Glabman.

Costa Constantinides speaking at the Bayswater Civic Association Queens BP candidate forum. 3/2/20

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Photo Gallery: St. Pat’s For All Parade



The 21st St. Pat’s For All parade marched up Skillman Avenue, drawing thousands of participants and spectators on a sunny March Sunday.  The St. Pat’s For All parade was founded by Brendan Fay in response to the long exclusion of LGBTQ groups from the large Manhattan parade.  That exclusion ended in 2016 but the St. Pat’s For All parade continues as a vibrant Irish celebration drawing enthusiastic involvement from the LGBTQ community and the Jackson Heights and Woodside neighborhoods that host the parade.

St.Pat’s For All founder Brendan Fay, just ahead of the 2020 parade. 3/1/20

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Photo Gallery: Christ Church Int’l QBP Forum



Christ Church International hosted a Queens borough president candidate forum, drawing Costa Constantinides, Anthony Miranda and Elizabeth Crowley to Jamaica on a Saturday night.  The forum was co-sponsored by Faith In New York, with FINY executive director Crystal Walthall moderating.  The forum also featured remarks from Christ Church International Bishop Joseph N. Williams.

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Photo Gallery: Cruz For Richards



Assembly Member Catalina Cruz expressed her support for Council Member Donovan Richards in the Queens borough president special election, joining Richards for a Corona press conference.  Cruz described herself and Richards as close friends, noting that Richards supported her in her 2018 primary against a candidate backed by the Queens Democratic Party.

As they waited for the press conference to begin Cruz and Richards face timed with Cruz’s mother, as captured in the photo below.  After seeing the photo Cruz later tweeted “[h]e calls her mi madre. She calls him mi hijo. We are more than colleagues, we’ve become family.”

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Photo Gallery: RYTF QBP Forum



The Rockaway Youth Task Force sponsored a Queens borough president candidate forum that featured four candidates.  Anthony Miranda, Costa Constantinides, Donovan Richards and Elizabeth Crowley attended the forum at Macedonia Baptist Church in Arverne, appearing before a full house of approximately 200 people.

Candidates Elizabeth Crowley, Anthony Miranda & Donovan Richards join hands during an opening prayer. 2/24/20

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Teachout Endorses Vladimer



Liberal activist and former gubernatorial candidate Zephyr Teachout endorsed congressional candidate Erica Vladimer in Vladimer’s race to defeat Rep. Carolyn Maloney, joining Vladimer for a Monday press conference outside Trump Tower.  A Democrat, Maloney was first elected to Congress in 1992.  Vladimer is one of several Democrats expected to challenge Maloney in a June primary.

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Photo Highlights of The Decade



As the decade rolls to an end we’ve compiled a brief photographic retrospective with a few of our favorite photos of the 2010s.

Political foes Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo shake hands, seemingly at the urging of RWDSU’s Stuart Appelbaum, as they march in the 2016 Labor Day Parade. 9/10/16

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Our focus is on New York politics, both city and state, but the gallery includes other shots of New York.  Among the campaigns we’ve covered are the 2013 and 2017 mayoral races, the 2014 and 2018 gubernatorial races, congressional primaries in 2014, 2016 and 2018, the 2016 New Hampshire Republican presidential primary and the 2019 public advocate special election.  NYTrue.com began in late 2012, with mostly video and little photography in 2012 and 2013, so this is a somewhat truncated decade retrospective that covers 2014-2019.

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For those of you who really love New York politics we have an expanded decade retrospective gallery with lots of great shots that didn’t make it into the decade highlight gallery.  Take a look, and a walk down memory lane, here.

We’ve included a few 2013 iPhone shots in a brief addendum at the end of the expanded gallery.

Our 2019 year in photos is available here.

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2019 Year In Photos



As 2019 comes to a close here’s our photographic recap:

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Our photo retrospective on the past decade is available here.

Photo Gallery: Veterans Day Parade 2019



Like countless previous New York parades the 2019 Veterans Day Parade featured many New York elected officials, including Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio.  In a first, however, it also included an adjacent appearance by the U.S. president, as President Donald Trump spoke at the pre-parade ceremony in Madison Square Park. Trump departed immediately after the pre-parade ceremony, however, and did not attend or march in the parade.  Mayor de Blasio attended the pre-parade ceremony, but Gov. Cuomo did not.

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Photo Gallery: Columbus Day Parade 2019



The 2019 Columbus Day Parade featured plenty of marching politicians, including Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Bill de Blasio.  Cuomo and de Blasio proudly display their Italian heritage and are regulars at the parade celebrating that heritage, but they continued their parade practice of studiously avoiding one another.

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Photo Gallery: Langworthy In Newburgh



NYS Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy brought his anti-impeachment tour to Newburgh Thursday, holding a rally outside the office of Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney.  An enthusiastic supporter of President Trump, Langworthy launched a series of pro-Trump rallies around the state in a Staten Island appearance Monday, with a focus on appearing in congressional districts that Republicans believe they have a reasonable prospect of taking in 2020.

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