“Shock, frankly, all though I knew that Ed was not well and I knew that we has in intensive care. Still, I was not quite prepared for that,” Dinkins said. “He seems to be indestructible. I thought he’d go on forever.”
Ed Koch, the iconic three term mayor of New York City, became so identified with New York City as to become a kind of “brand ambassador” of the city to America and the world.
One of the permanent memorials to late former New York City Mayor Ed Koch will be the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge and indelible in our memories will be Koch welcoming us to it.
The 88-year-old former mayor of New York City is battling a build-up of fluid in his lungs and legs.
The former mayor was readmitted to the hospital on Monday with fluid build-up in his ankles and lungs, two days after he was released. Koch was first hospitalized for water in his lungs and legs on Jan. 19.
Just two days after he was released, former Mayor Ed Koch was back in the hospital Monday.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch was released from the hospital Saturday afternoon, a week after being admitted with fluid in his lungs and swollen ankles.
Koch was admitted Saturday night with fluid in his lungs and swollen ankles.
The 88-year-old was hospitalized Saturday night with fluid in his lungs and swollen ankles.
The 88-year-old was admitted Saturday night with swollen ankles, according to spokesman George Arzt.
Filmmaker Neil Barsky directed “Koch” and said the former mayor is still a major player in the city. The film opens on Feb. 1.
Less than a week after being admitted, former New York City Mayor Ed Koch was wheeled out of New York-Presbyterian Hospital on Monday.
Koch said Friday through a spokesman: “There’s no fear of my not making my birthday party next week.”
Spokesman George Arzt said he was having lunch with the former mayor on Tuesday when Koch said he didn’t feel well.
Ed Koch, who turns 88 on Dec. 12, was “admitted this afternoon to New York-Presbyterian Hospital with a respiratory infection. The infection is being treated with antibiotics,” spokesman George Arzt said in a brief release.