Officials Call For Citywide Plan To Help Those With Alzheimer'sThe Alzheimer's Association is predicting that within 40 years, 20 percent of all New Yorkers will either have Alzheimer's or be caring for someone who does.
New Poll Has Weiner Plummeting, But No Clear-Cut Mayoral FavoriteNew polls were released Friday in the hotly contested races for New York City mayor and comptroller. With the primary just over a month away, voters are starting to really focus on the candidates and narrow down their choices.
Scott StringerBorn and raised in New York City, Scott Stringer was elected to the New York State Assembly in 1992, representing Manhattan’s Upper West Side for 13 years. In 2006, Scott was elected Manhattan Borough President.
GOP Strategist Files Objection To Eliot Spitzer's Comptroller Petition SignaturesE. O'Brien Murray filed an objection shortly before a midnight deadline Monday. He said he reviewed the more than 27,000 signatures that Spitzer, a Democrat, gathered in a four-day burst and found errors.
Spitzer Blasts Democrats, Says Some Are Trying To Keep Him Off Comptroller's BallotEliot Spitzer has launched explosive allegations against his own party. The former New York governor claims a group of Democrats is trying to prevent him from getting on the ballot for city comptroller.
Internet-Inspired NYC Subway Stuntmen Draw Ire Of Politicians, StraphangersYou’ve seen it in person and now it’s a big hit on the Internet – young people pulling off dangerous subway stunts and putting innocent riders at risk.
Police: Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer's Office Burglarized Police confirmed that at least two laptop computers containing sensitive information were stolen from the mayoral hopeful. It is unknown if those computers contained donor information.
St. Mark's Bookshop To Remain Open After Reaching Deal With Cooper UnionThe independent bookstore had planned to close its doors due to a rent hike by landlord, Cooper Union, but it received a reprieve after Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer intervened.
Strauss-Kahn's Lavish Tribeca Digs Cost $50,000 Per MonthDominique Strauss-Kahn spent his first day in his new home in Tribeca on Thursday. The ex-International Monetary Fund chief is serving house arrest in a $50,000-per-month townhouse.
Report: City Bike Lanes Not Safe A new study suggests that New York City’s new bike lanes are causing too much trouble - and danger, as well.