Mayor David Dinkins

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Gov. Cuomo Launches Re-Election Bid At Democratic Convention On Long Island

Cuomo sounded a triumphant note in his party convention address that cited his successful efforts to pass gay marriage and gun control and his work to boost education investments and fix the economy of upstate New York.

05/22/2014

The New York state Capitol in Albany (credit: Getty Images)

Former State Sen. Catherine Abate Dies At 66

Former New York State Sen. Catherine Abate, a longtime advocate of health care and criminal justice issues, died this past weekend at the age of 66.

05/19/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor De Blasio Pokes Fun At Himself At Annual ‘Inner Circle’ Show

Playing before a crowd that included reporters and dignitaries in the ballroom of the Manhattan Midtown Hilton, the Democrat delivered a solid comedic performance by mocking his own tendency to be late and his goofy habit of making fun of himself.

03/23/2014

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins attends an event, January 9, 2013.  (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Former Mayor Dinkins Released From Hospital

Former Mayor David Dinkins was out of the hospital and back at home Wednesday night, after a week of treatment for pneumonia.

11/06/2013

Former New York City Mayor David Dinkins attends an event, January 9, 2013.  (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Dinkins Expected To Be Out Of Hospital By Week’s End

Former Mayor David Dinkins was expected to be released from the hospital by the end of the week, according to his law partner and adviser.

11/05/2013

Bill Thompson, candidate for mayor. (credit: Used with permission via the Thompson Campaign)

Mayoral Candidate Thompson Among Leaders For African-American Day Parade

The Rev. Al Sharpton, mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, former Mayor David Dinkins and U.S. Rep. Charles Rangel (D-N.Y.) were among the grand marshals Sunday for the African-American Day Parade in Harlem.

09/15/2013