Mayor Ed Koch
Spokesman George Arzt said Koch died at 2 a.m. at NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia hospital of congestive heart failure. The funeral will be Monday at Temple Emanu-El in Manhattan.
For many New Yorkers, it wasn’t the trademark phrase that made him so popular, it was the fact that Koch wanted to know the answer so he could do better by the people of the city he loved.
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.
Just two days after he was released, former Mayor Ed Koch was back in the hospital Monday.
Former Mayor Ed Koch will be released from the hospital Monday morning after six days of treatment for pneumonia and the flu.
Vallone is concerned about the possibility of the practice currying favor with living people who may be able to endorse campaigns or otherwise help politicians.
With all the focus on the ticker-tape parade for the Super Bowl champion New York Giants, former Mayor Ed Koch is calling for the city to honor Iraq War veterans with a “Canyon of Heroes” celebration.
While Mayor Michael Bloomberg came to the defense of banks, former mayor, Ed Koch, angrily called for criminal prosecutions of corporate executives.
“I disagree with him on the way he views the State of Israel and what I perceive to be his hostility,” Koch said, referring to the President.
New York City’s former mayor is thrilled with the proposal to rename the 59th Street Bridge for him.
A new poll from the Wall Street Journal has come up with results that may surprise New Yorkers.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch says his fellow Democrats should dump one of their leaders, Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
For the thousands of New Yorkers who live and work around the site that may become home to the propsoed mosque and Islamic cultural center near Ground Zero, it’s about much more than talking points.