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Retired politician Basil Paterson, father of New York Gov. David Paterson, waves at his son's swearing-in ceremony March 17, 2008 in Albany.  (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Memorial Service For Basil Paterson Set For Later This Month At Riverside Church

Paterson died April 17 at the age of 87, just 10 days shy of his birthday.

05/07/2014

Former New York Governor David Paterson (file / credit: Steve Mack/Getty Images)

Former Gov. Paterson Takes Post With Job Recruitment Firm

Former New York State Gov. David Paterson has taken on a new post with a company that aims to streamline job recruiting.

02/24/2014

Scott Stringer, City Comptroller. (file/credit: Twitter/Scott Stringer)

Gillibrand, Women’s Groups Back Scott Stringer In NYC Comptroller’s Race

Gillibrand, who rarely endorses in a Democratic primary, said on Monday that Stringer is “clearly the best choice” for the financial watchdog position. She singled out Stringer’s “temperament and judgment,” praise that was likely a swipe at the former New York governor’s track record.

07/22/2013

Former New York Governor David Paterson (file / credit: Steve Mack/Getty Images)

David Paterson ‘Stunned’ By Eliot Spitzer’s Run For New York City Comptroller

Former New York Gov. David Paterson said he was in “stunned disbelief” when he learned that his old boss, Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, had entered the race for New York City comptroller.

07/11/2013

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (file / credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Spitzer Heckled, Asks Public For ‘Forgiveness’ In Bid For NYC Comptroller

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer met with voters in Union Square on Monday to launch his comeback attempt.

07/08/2013

Hugh L. Carey Tunnel (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel Renamed After Late Gov. Hugh Carey

The Metropolitan Transportation Authority officially renamed the tunnel, nearly two years after Albany gave the name change the green light.

10/22/2012

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Cuomo Appoints Ex-Gov. Paterson To MTA Board

Former Gov. David Paterson has worn many different hats and now he’s trying on a new one.

04/23/2012

Fmr. Gov. David Paterson in the back of a taxi cab - New York, NY - Apr 17, 2012 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

NYC Taxis Getting New Technology To Help Visually Impaired

Some New York City taxis are getting technology to help visually impaired riders make sure they’re not being taken for a ride.

04/18/2012

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Colleagues Remember Fallen Agent; Possible L.I. ‘Friendly Fire’ Death Highlights Training Flaws

There is little training to teach law enforcement officers on how to handle encounters with off-duty and plainclothes officers, often leading to tragic results.

01/04/2012

Jay Walder, MTA chairman opens new Jay Street-Metrotech Station (Photo/Ginny Kosola)

MTA Chairman Jay Walder Announces Resignation

Jay Walder is resigning as chairman and chief executive officer of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority effective Oct. 21.

07/21/2011

Gov. Andrew Cuomo speaks at his inauguration - Albany, NY - Jan 1, 2011 - Photo: Nathaniel Brooks-Pool/Getty Images

Analysis: Cuomo Expected To Threaten Layoffs

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s firm yet vague threat to lay off thousands of state workers as part of the budget he’ll present Tuesday has employees and their families shaking.

01/29/2011

Kosher Challah Buns (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NY Jewish Leaders Criticize Kosher Inspector Cuts

The division’s eight inspectors and an assistant were laid-off Jan. 1. The cuts were implemented under former Gov. David Paterson. Only the division’s director is still employed.

01/03/2011

Governor David Paterson (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Paterson Pardons Three More Subject To Deportation

Gov. David Paterson announced on Thursday three more pardons to individuals subject to deportation.

12/30/2010

Governor David Paterson (Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Paterson Defends Commuting Sentence Of White

Gov. David Paterson defended his decision to commute the sentence of a father who killed a teenager on Friday.

12/24/2010

Gov. David Paterson (Credit: Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Paterson Pardons 24 To Stop Deportations

Gov. David Paterson has issued pardons to 24 immigrants with prior criminal convictions, to prevent their deportation.

12/24/2010

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