The details of late New York City Mayor Ed Koch’s will have been released.
The shortest month of the year was jam-packed with news.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday found 31 percent of city voters said Giuliani did the best job.
New Yorkers recently said goodbye to the colorful, outspoken, and at times controversial Mayor Ed Koch; his life was recently depicted in a documentary that opened on the day that he died.
The City Council speaker spoke to a packed Council chamber and was interrupted by applause many times.
Mourners applauded and Frank Sinatra’s “New York, New York” played as Koch’s wooden casket was carried by six uniformed officers from the NYPD and FDNY out of Temple Emanu-El on Monday.
Bagpipes played Monday as the casket of late former Mayor Ed Koch was carried out of Temple Emanu-El on the shoulders of NYPD pall-bearers and and was followed by mourners both connected and common.
Late Mayor Ed Koch will soon have a subway station on the Upper East Side named in his honor.
Per Koch’s request, three flags will be on display during the service – the American flag, the Israeli flag and the flag of the City of New York. The service will end with the playing of a “hymn-like” slower version of “New York, New York.”
New York City woke up Saturday morning without one of its most recognizable and beloved figures.
Late Mayor Ed Koch was a strong supporter and champion of gay rights, but when it came to the issue of his own sexual orientation, he steadfastly maintained a commitment to privacy.
The Rev. Al Sharpton was one of Mayor Ed Koch’s loudest critics, but was remembering the mayor fondly upon his death Friday.
Mayor Ed Koch was known as the quintessential New Yorker, and left a lasting impression.
Ed Koch was a major player on the New York political stage for almost 50 years, winning friends and gaining foes and sometimes turning the one into the other.
Those who knew him best said Ed Koch was in private almost exactly as you saw him in public, but even more candid and frank.