Post Tagged with: "Rory Lancman"

Jamaica Muslim Center members and city officials on Friday unveil "JMC Way" at 68th Street from Highland Avenue to Gothic Drive. (Photo by Carlotta Mohamed via QNS)

‘Bittersweet’ Street Co-naming for Jamaica Muslim Center

Muslim, Queens March 18, 2019 at 5:31 pm

A street co-naming ceremony for the congregation of the Jamaica Muslim Center took place soon after the Christchurch mosque attacks, reports QNS.

Former civil servant Mohammad Rahman, left, is running against Councilman Rory Lancman, right, in a Democratic primary race. (Courtesy photo, Photo by Ryan Brady, via Queens Chronicle)

S. Asian Challenges Lancman

Elections 2017, Politics, Queens, South Asian August 1, 2017 at 5:37 pm

A Bangladeshi retired civil servant is making a bid to unseat Rory Lancman (D-Fresh Meadows), for the 24th District City Council seat, reports Queens Chronicle.

Attorney Stan Germán talked about the concerns expressed by immigrants who fear going to court because of “la migra.” (Photo by Mariela Lombard via El Diario)

Mayor Urged to Offer Immigrants More Protections

Immigration, New York February 22, 2017 at 5:49 pm

Activists unconvinced by Mayor de Blasio’s plans to defend immigrants are demanding more guarantees, particularly regarding “broken windows” policing, El Diario/La Prensa reports.

Community activist Andrea Veras faces a difficult primary battle against former Assemblyman Rory Lancman for the 24th District seat in Queens. (Photo via El Diario-La Prensa)

Dominican Runs Uphill Council Race in Queens

Dominican, Elections 2013, Politics, Queens September 3, 2013 at 4:05 pm

Community activist Andrea Veras seeks to represent the diverse 24th district in the City Council. She faces many hurdles in the Democratic primary against former Assemblyman Rory Lancman, who has raised 12 times as much funding and has received more union support.